Chris Noth’s closing scenes as Mr. Huge have been minimize out of the season finale of And Simply Like That amid sexual assault allegations.
The 67-year-old returned as Mr. Huge for the HBO spin-off, alongside fellow unique Intercourse and the Metropolis stars Sarah Jessica Parker, Cynthia Nixon and Kristin Davis.
Nevertheless, he solely featured within the first episode as his character was killed off within the first episode surprising viewers who noticed Huge dramatically die after struggling a coronary heart assault after figuring out on his Peloton train bike.
Noth was attributable to return for a short cameo within the season finale of the present, scheduled to air on 3 February, however producers have determined to scrap the scene after sexual assault allegations have been made in opposition to the actor, writes The Mirror.
In accordance with TVLine, the scene noticed Carrie travelling to Paris to scatter Huge’s ashes within the Seine river, and in a fantasy sequence, the couple would have one final embrace on the Pont des Arts bridge as she stated a closing goodbye to her on-again/off-again love.
The present’s inventive group determined that Huge’s reappearance was not essential to the scene, so have edited him and the scenes in Paris out of the finale.
Sarah Jessica, 56, was noticed filming the scene in Paris final 12 months, emptying out one thing into the river from her Eiffel Tower formed purse.
Nevertheless, an insider instructed the outlet that the finale was not locked in on the time allegations in opposition to Noth, and he had filmed minimal footage for the scene.
Viewers of And Simply Like That noticed Carrie put Huge’s ashes within the closet of her New York residence till she had determined what to do with them in an effort to seek out closure after his tragic dying.
In December, two girls got here ahead with allegations in opposition to Noth, claiming he had raped them in separate incidents in 2004 and 2015.
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Noth denied the accusations as ‘categorically false’, and questioned the ‘timing’ of the article in The Hollywood Reporter.
“The encounters have been consensual. It’s troublesome to not query the timing of those tales popping out. I don’t know for sure why they’re surfacing now, however I do know this: I didn’t assault these girls,” he said.
Just some days later, two extra girls got here ahead with allegations of sexual assault, which Noth has additionally denied.
His co-stars issued an announcement in help of the victims, and ‘recommended’ the ladies for bravely sharing their ‘painful experiences’.
“We help the ladies who’ve come ahead and shared their painful experiences. We all know it should be a really troublesome factor to do and we commend them for it,” Sarah Jessica stated in an announcement signed by herself, Cynthia and Kristin.
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