Owning a West Village brownstone means that everyday problems are more like "problems"—you know, like having Sarah Jessica Parker showing up at your house too often. Ugh, enough with the world-famous celebrities, already.
But it appears that the owners of 66 Perry Street, the facade of which was Carrie Bradshaw's Upper East Side abode, were actually "infuriated" when SJP staged a photo shoot for her Nordstrom shoe collection there on October 7th—despite the very clear stoop signage that reads, "DO NOT go on staircase please."
"Oh no. Eek. Sorry. No. I was just talking about the shoes. Oh man. Geesh. Sorry. X Sj," reads the Instagram caption for the above photo. However, it's unlikely that the owners will accept the Insta-pology. President of the Perry Street Association Gerald Banu told Page Six, "I heard about the shoot. They didn't get the permission from the owner. The situation with 'SATC' visitors is still very intense. People who live here get upset that the sidewalks are constantly jammed."
An occasional visit from SJP is one thing, but the "relentless tourists" on their way to and from Magnolia Bakery are probably quite another. As for a possible solution, Banu suggests, "The only thing I could suggest to SJP is that when they write the next script, please have Carrie move to a new address." (Looks like someone forgot to watch the Sex and the City movie. That penthouse!)
· West Village Outrage Over SJP Stoop Photo Shoot [Page Six]
· Sex and the City House Owners Feud with Sarah Jessica Parker [Curbed NY]
· SJP Says Her Latest Nordstrom Collection Looks 'Like Candy' [Racked NY]