Sex and the City’s Cynthia Nixon strolls hand-in-hand with girlfriend on date night
Updated: 17:00 BST, 27 July 2010
There was not a cosmopolitan or a fancy cocktail dress in sight.
But Cynthia Nixon and her partner of six years Christine Marinoni still looked stylish and happy as they strolled the streets of New York last night.
The Sex and the City actress, 44, and her girlfriend, порно черепашки ниндзя – asretc.org – an education activist, had been to watch Jennifer Coolidge perform stand up and Comix comedy club.
Hand in hand: Cynthia Nixon and girlfriend Christine Marinoni enjoyed a night out at a comedy club in New York
Cynthia, who was last seen in the second instalment of the Sex and the City movies, is due to return to US screens next month in the Showtime network’s new dramatic comedy, The Big C.
The show follows Cathy, played by Laura Linney, a suburban mum diagnosed with cancer, who is trying to find the lighter side of her disease.
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This show’s subject matter will be close to the actresses heart – in 2008, Nixon announced that she battled breast cancer after being diagnosed during a routine mammogram in October 2006.
The same year she began to serve as Ambassador for Susan G.
Komen for the Cure.
The Big C, which also stars Liam Neeson and Oliver Platt will be premièring August 16 on Showtime.
Nixon, who has two children, daughter Samantha,14, and son Charles Ezekiel, 8, with Danny Mozes, an English professor, with whom she was in a relationship from 1988 to 2003, became engaged to Christine in April last year.
They have not yet been able to marry due to a change in the same sex marriage laws in the US.
In step: The pair wore both dressed in white jeans and print tops