Sarah Jessica Parker has shared a heartbreaking tribute to her Sex and the City co-star Willie Garson, who passed away of pancreatic cancer this week. 

After previously revealing that she wasn’t “ready yet” to speak publicly about the 57-year-old’s death, Parker said that her grief has been “unbearable”.

“Sometimes silence is a statement,” she began.

She continued: “Of the gravity. The anguish. The magnitude of the loss of a 30 + year friendship. A real friendship that allowed for secrets, adventure, a shared professional family, truth, concerts, road trips, meals, late night phone calls, a mutual devotion to parenthood and all the heartaches and joy that accompany, triumphs, disappointments, fear, rage and years spent on sets (most especially Carrie’s apartment) and laughing late into the night as both Stanford and Carrie and Willie and SJ.”

“Willie. I will miss everything about you. And replay our last moments together. I will re-read every text from your final days and put to pen our last calls.”

“Your absence a crater that I will fill with blessing of these memories and all the ones that are still in recesses yet to surface.”

Parker continued on to share her commiserations with Garson’s son Nathen, who he adopted in 2010.

“My love and deepest sympathies and condolences to you dear Nathen. You were and are the light of Willie’s life and his greatest achievement was being your Papa,” she said.

“These were his last words to me. ‘Great bangles all around.’ Yes.”

“Godspeed Willie Garson,” she concluded.

Garson’s death came as a shock to many, given that he was still filming the highly anticipated Sex and the City reboot And Just Like That just weeks ago. It is not yet clear whether he had wrapped shooting on his part before his passing.

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