Cynthia Nixon would be right for New York governor, says Sarah Jessica Parker

Cynthia Nixon’s quest to be the governor of New York state has been backed by her former Sex And The City co-star Sarah Jessica Parker.

Parker said that Nixon would be “right for New York”.

The actress spoke briefly about Nixon’s New York run on the red carpet for the world premiere of her new film, Blue Night, at the Tribeca Film Festival.

Actress Sarah Jessica Parker backed Cynthia Nixon (Evan Agostini/AP)

“I’m excited about her candidacy. I’m proud of her. I know she loves this city. She’s born and raised here, and I think a lot of people are excited and enthusiastically supporting her,” Parker said.

She added: “I think she’s been great for the conversation.”

Sex And The City ran on HBO from 1998-2004 and spawned two films.

Parker has previously endorsed Nixon, along with Sex And The City co-star Kristin Davis. Nixon is challenging New York governor Andrew Cuomo in the upcoming Democratic primary.

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