It is raining in New York City and we are supposed to feel bad for Carrie Bradshaw even though she is THE WORST for telling Aidan about her affair with Big when she was already ten minutes late for Charlotte’s wedding.
Cut to her having brunch with the girls and talking about their upcoming trip to Los Angeles.
A production company is talking about optioning Carrie’s column so she is heading to LA to meet with them, with Miranda and Samantha tagging along just for fun. Charlotte has just returned from her honeymoon in Bermuda, where she and Trey had sex zero times. Of course Carries tries to one up Charlotte’s problem by mentioning her Aidan Situation because AGAIN SHE IS THE WORST.
Here are some other reasons:
#1 – Upon arrival in LA, Carrie finds out she’s on a no-smoking floor in her hotel and not having it because I am pretty sure she smokes in her room at least once because she is the worst.
#2 – Now that she’s smoking again, she makes the girls come outside with her so she can smoke before they go to happy hour at the hotel bar. Can you just meet them there? (Yes I am aware it was for ten seconds, doesn’t make it any less selfish)
#3 – She rents a convertible with a stick shift that she definitely doesn’t know how to drive to the point that Samantha jumps out of the car and runs away. Oh but the car goes with her outfit so that is all that should matter!
#4 – Matthew McConaughey (playing himself) is interested in this project so she heads to a meeting with him. He wants to “flush out” the central relationship of her column (her & Big), but it is clear she has no idea what he’s talking about so here I present to you a photo series, Flushing Out: A series of reactions.
#5 – This following exchange:
MM: I don’t see why they couldn’t make it work. I mean look at him he is such a great guy, I mean I don’t know anybody any cooler than Mr. Big. My only question is, what the fuck is Carrie’s problem?
CB: Well, I don’t particularly think it was just her problem because actually he had some commitment issues.
MM: THAT’S BULLSHIT CARRIE AND YOU KNOW IT!
Then MM claims he is both kidding AND Mr. Big himself. And look, yes, Big has commitment issues but Carrie kept coming back for more. She couldn’t walk away. So really, we ask again: What the fuck is Carrie’s problem?
#6 – And then she decides to skip her last meeting with MM because she doesn’t want to have to face the fact that the problem could also be her and not just Big.
SIDEBAR: This delusional bullshit courtesy of Charlotte: My husband can’t be impotent, he’s gorgeous.
SIDEBAR 2: The happy hour that is supposedly happening in their hotel bar is definitely misleading and no one would go to a hotel bar dressed that fancy. Also Samantha and the dildo model – I just can’t.