'The Carrie Diaries' EP explains 'Sex and the City' changes: 'I knew there would be people who would be upset'

After The CW premiered "The Carrie Diaries," a "Sex and the City" prequel based on the novel by Candace Bushnell, Twitter lit up with 140-character reviews. Some viewers loved AnnaSophia Robb's version of the character made famous by Sarah Jessica Parker. Some missed the friends we know and love from the HBO series -- Miranda, Charlotte, and Samantha. But without fail, the most common sentiment we saw was a concern that "The Carrie Diaries" showrunner Amy B. Harris somehow got it wrong, because in the HBO series, Carrie's father had abandoned her at a young age. On The CW, her father is a single parent, making every effort to connect with his daughters after the untimely death of their mother."Sex and the City" used Carrie's daddy issues to explain away some of her issues with men. In the novels that both series are based on, though, Carrie's father is alive and present. Harris was a...


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