Sarah Jessica Parker has posted a heartbreaking tribute to her Sex and the City co-star and close friend Willie Garson.
The 57-year-old actor, who famously played Carrie Bradshaw’s best friend Stanford Blatch in Sex and the City, sadly died of pancreatic cancer on Tuesday.
After the news of his death broke, a host of SATC stars paid tribute to Willie on social media, except Sarah Jessica who admitted she wasn’t “ready” to address his passing.
The actress has since broken her silence on social media by posting a tribute to her late friend.
Alongside multiple photos of them together, the 56-year-old wrote on Instagram: “It’s been unbearable.”
“Sometimes silence is a statement. Of the gravity. The anguish. The magnitude of the loss of a 30 + year friendship.”
“A real friendship that allowed for secrets, adventure, a shared professional family, truth, concerts, road trips, meals, late night phone calls, a mutual devotion to parenthood and all the heartaches and joy that accompany, triumphs, disappointments, fear, rage and years spent on sets (most especially Carrie’s apartment) and laughing late into the night as both Stanford and Carrie and Willie and SJ.”
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SJP continued: “Willie. I will miss everything about you. And replay our last moments together. I will re-read every text from your final days and put to pen our last calls.”
“Your absence a crater that I will fill with blessing of these memories and all the ones that are still in recesses yet to surface.”
The actress concluded her tribute with a message to Willie’s beloved son, Nathen.
She wrote: “My love and deepest sympathies and condolences to you dear Nathen. You were and are the light of Willie’s life and his greatest achievement was being your Papa.”
“These were his last words to me. ‘Great bangles all around.’ Yes. Godspeed Willie Garson. RIP. X, SJ.”
Just one month before he passed away, Willie was spotted filming HBO’s upcoming Sex and the City reboot ‘And Just Like That…’ in New York City.
Though Willie played an openly gay man in the original series, he identified as straight.
The actor adopted his son Nathen, who was seven at the time, in 2009.
Willie’s heartbreaking last tweet, which was sent on September 5, read: “BE KIND TO EACH OTHER……ALWAYS. LOVE TO ALL. APRROACH KINDNESS.”
BE KIND TO EACH OTHER……ALWAYS. LOVE TO ALL. APRROACH KINDNESS.
— Willie Garson 🇺🇸 (@WillieGarson) September 5, 2021