'Not here for approval': Cynthia Nixon SLAMS fans for criticizing Miranda in 'AJLT'

'I’m very aware of the hate that exists online. But I have to protect my own mental health and my own artistry,' said Cynthia Nixon


                            'Not here for approval': Cynthia Nixon SLAMS fans for criticizing Miranda in 'AJLT'
Actress Cynthia Nixon says Miranda was never 'pragmatic' like fans claim, and was best described as an 'opinionated loose cannon' (Joe Raedle/Getty Images)
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Cynthia Nixon clapped back at her haters. Nixon, 55 recently opened up about her concerns regarding the criticism she recieved when she played the role of Miranda Hobbes in "Sex and the City" In HBO Max's sequel of this legendary show "And Just Like That", the personality of this character takes a 180-degree turn and not all viewers are fans. 

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The stars of Sex and the City Carrie Bradshaw, Miranda Hobbes, and Charlotte York are all seen bringing some changes as this sequel deals with the following phase of their lives that is aging. 

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Nixon openly discussed her character Miranda's affair with Che Diaz whose role is played by Sara Ramirez. Additionally, she also spoke about the confusion that revolved around this relationship in the minds of fans. Nixon discussed these segments in an interview with Vogue.

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Fans who are diligently watching the limited series sequel wonder why Miranda Hobbes is not as pragmatic as she was on the original show. Nixon said, "I think that’s a bizarre reaction. First of all, I think Miranda is brave, and I think Miranda is charging forward. She doesn’t know where she’s going exactly, but she knows she has to go somewhere." She added, "And I think that’s always been true of Miranda, right? Miranda’s very smart, and she’s very tenacious, but the idea that she’s levelheaded — she’s never been levelheaded."

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Nixon went on to say, "She’s a loose cannon, a very opinionated loose cannon. She’s always been a bull in a china shop and losing her temper and blowing things up then having to backtrack when she calms down. Miranda] gives up her very lucrative corporate job and goes back to try and make something more of her life. As Miranda says: We’re not old, we’re 55. I mean, you’re certainly closer to the end than to the beginning. But if you’re not happy with where you are, you still have a lot of time to make a change,” 

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Ramirez who plays the role of Che Diaz in the show identifies themself as non-binary. They said, "I’m very aware of the hate that exists online. But I have to protect my own mental health and my own artistry. I’m really proud of the representation that we’ve created. We have built a character who is a human being, who is imperfect, who’s complex, who is not here to be liked, who’s not here for anybody’s approval. They’re here to be themselves."

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