“You can bang your head against the wall and try to find a relationship or you can say screw it and just go out and have sex like a man,” Samantha Jones, played by Kim Cattrall, said in the pilot episode of Sex and the City in the summer of 1998. An icon was born with a sardonic smirk and a clink of her Cosmopolitan.
Samantha Jones was a “New York inspiration,” as Carrie Bradshaw put it. Who wouldn’t be persuaded by an unabashed, sex-positive, successful public relations executive who doesn’t give a damn what other people think?
In light of the news that Samantha Jones will not be reprising her role in the Sex and the City reboot And Just Like That, we take a look back at some of the best quotes from the woman who taught us that getting married is so cliché.
- The only exception to this rule is the Law… and your boss.
- Always exercise extreme caution when using a PDA — you never know who might be spying on you!
- Having a group of friends that Taylor Swift would be envious of is always a good goal.
- I’d never leave the house if I was worried about what every b**** in New York was saying about me.
- Remember to be positive in the face of adversity.
- When you go to sleep at night, avoid thinking about anything that is too emotional or deep.
- Always be honest with yourself about what you’re going for in terms of style. Speak up if you are attempting to make an impression, look sexy, or just don’t give a hoot about your appearance.
- Always take your workouts seriously…
- I’m a try-sexual, I’ll try anything once
- F*ck me badly once, shame on you. F*ck me badly twice, shame on me
- Keeping up with KUWTK and the most recent club night are all good methods to show your knowledge of current events.
- Remember that you are your greatest supporter, so don’t be too hard on yourself.
- When it comes to fashion, don’t allow your age define what you wear.
- Maintaining a mature demeanor in the aftermath of a breakup is essential.
- Don’t try to look or act a certain way to fit in with society’s expectations.
- Sex is a powerful tool, so use it!
- Remember to tell the truth when it comes to cancelling plans, cutting ties with pals, or failing to attend a newly opened bar or yoga class that you had promised your roommate you’d attend!
- Never turn down an opportunity, and never turn down a chance that comes your way.
- Don’t worry about what other people think of you; instead, see their sarcasm as a praise.
- Always tell the truth to those you care about.
- Avoid looking like you’ve had a few too many [insert your favorite cocktail here] after work happy hour.
- “I love you … but I love me more. I’ve been in a relationship with myself for 49 years and that’s the one I need to work on.”
- You can’t swing a Fendi purse without knocking over five losers. Where did all the great guys go?
- If he seems too good to be true, he probably is.
- The country runs better with a good-looking man in charge. Look at Nixon. No one wanted to fuck him, so he fucked everyone.
- Honey, you know me, I don’t really believe in marriage; now Botox on the other hand, that works every time.
- Oh honey, you made a little joke! Good for you.
- So here’s to the groom, who finally got Carried away.
- I will not be judged by you or society. I will wear whatever I want and blow whomever I want as long as I can breathe and kneel.
- You know marriage doesn’t guarantee a happy ending, just an ending.
- Tell a man “I hate you,” you have the best sex of your life. Tell him “I love you” you’ll probably never see him again.
- This love stuff is a motherfucker.
- I’m sick of people with children, they’re everywhere.
- Oh, please! There’s always a contest with an ex, it’s called “who will die miserable.”
- A guy gets angry in a meeting, he’s a pistol. A woman, she’s emotional.
- I love you, but I love me more.
- Well, I don’t know how you people do it. All that emotional chow-chow. It’s exhausting.
- I am fifty-fucking-two and I will rock this dress.
- Men, babies, doesn’t matter. We’re soulmates.
- Why does everybody have to get married and have kids? It’s so cliché.
- Yes, I am harsh. I’m also demanding, stubborn, self-sufficient, and always right.
- I don’t believe in the Republican party or the Democratic party, I just believe in parties.
- Kegel exercises… I’m doing mine right now.
- The good ones screw you, the bad ones screw you…and the rest don’t know how to screw you.
- Men cheat for the same reason dogs lick their balls, because they can.
- If you want the life, you have to look the part.
Kim Cattrall “Samantha Jones” net worth
English-Canadian actress Kim Cattrall has a $40 million net worth. She is best known for playing Samantha Jones on “Sex and the City” on HBO, but she has been in movies and on TV for a long time, especially in the 1980s. In movies like “Police Academy” (1984), “Big Trouble in Little China” (1986), “Mannequin” (1987), and “Star Trek VI: The Undiscovered Country” (1991), she played important roles.
How much was Kim Cattrall paid for S*x and the City?
Celebrity Net Worth says that Cattrall made $7 million from her first movie and $10 million from her second. According to Celebrity Net Worth, SJP, who was an executive producer on both movies, made $15 million for the first and $20 million for the second.
Kim Cattrall “Samantha Jones” Personal Life
Kim Cattrall is divorced and childless. First husband: Larry Davis, 1977-1979. Andre J. Lyson was her second husband from 1982-1989. Kim learned German in Frankfurt. She published “Satisfaction: The Art of the Female Orgasm” with her third husband, jazz bassist Mark Levinson. 1998-2004 Cattrall dated Trudeau.
The Liverpool supporter lives in NYC and the Hamptons. She has British, Canadian, and American citizenships.
Cattrall was scheduled to fly from London to New York on December 21, 1988. She missed her flight because she rushed to Harrods to buy her mother a teapot. She rebooked a trip 45 minutes after Pan Am 103 left Heathrow. When she landed in New York, she discovered that her original flight had been bombed over Lockerbie, Scotland, killing 259 people.
Cattrall tweeted for aid in February 2018. Christopher disappeared in Alberta, Canada. He committed suicide hours later.