(UPDATE: 9/29/22 AT 1:15 P.M. ET); A rep for Sarah Jessica Parker confirmed that the actress’ father, Paul Giffin Forste, died on Sept. 28. “Our household is unhappy to announce that after an sudden and speedy sickness, Paul Giffin Forste handed away yesterday at age 76,” the assertion mentioned. “In his final moments he was surrounded with the love and gratitude of his adored spouse Barbara of 54 years and kids, together with Sarah Jessica Parker. Paul might be remembered with the spirit of loving kindness which was his religion, his particular enjoyment of his 13 grandchildren and his sustained perception in making the world a extra charitable, tolerant and exquisite place for all.”
(ORIGINAL STORY): Sarah Jessica Parker, 57, is reportedly coping with a “sudden devastating household state of affairs,” in accordance with Web page Six. The actress was meant to attend the New York Metropolis Ballet Gala, the place she was set to be honored, on Sept. 28. Nonetheless, she reportedly pulled out on the final minute. Somebody in attendance informed Web page Six that it was introduced on stage that the honoree’s resolution to drag out was due to the sudden household state of affairs. Folks additionally stories that SJP is coping with a “household situation,” and HollywoodLife has reached out to a rep for remark.
Along with lacking the NYC Ballet Gala, SJP additionally reportedly missed a digital press convention for Hocus Pocus 2 on Sept. 28, in accordance with Leisure Tonight. It’s unclear what got here on so shortly, however on Sept. 27, the actress appeared in nice spirits whereas attending the film’s premiere in New York Metropolis. She attended the occasion together with her husband, Matthew Broderick, and their twin daughters, Tabitha and Marion, 13. It was a uncommon public outing for the youngsters, who’re usually saved out of the general public eye.
SJP is on the Board Of Administrators for the New York Metropolis Ballet and has lengthy been concerned with the group. Whereas she couldn’t be in attendance, her associates, like Kristin Davis and Andy Cohen, had been on the Gala on Wednesday. It’s a giant week for SJP, as Hocus Pocus 2 begins streaming on Disney+ on Sept. 30. The sequel has been almost 30 years within the making, with the unique film being launched in 1993.
In the meantime, within the midst of press for Hocus Pocus 2, SJP can also be presently filming season 2 of her HBO Max sequence And Simply Like That. The Intercourse & The Metropolis revival premiered its first season on the finish of 2021, and can return with SJP, Kristin and Cynthia Nixon for a follow-up. Kim Cattrall was not concerned within the new sequence.