Ostensibly, the magazine figured Parker had some ideas, given that in 2003, her longtime boyfriend Billy Crudup famously dumped her—when she was seven months pregnant—for his younger costar Claire Danes, otherwise known as one of the dickiest dick moves in history.Parker wasn't going to write about that (she has never commented publicly on the subject, and she and Crudup continue to co-parent their son, Will, now 11), but it turned out she had a lot to say on the subject of masculinity."I was always really pulled to what is really, really male, sort of enthralled by a lot of it," she says now, folding her legs up underneath her.
"I'll be right back," she said and ran for the deck, leaving me with a smiling Spaniel mix in a turquoise diaper. Roosevelt, Parker explained when she returned, and she doesn't wear diapers because she's incontinent but because she's forgetful. This is not a dig: It's her weirdness, in part, that has made her so compelling to watch over the past few decades—from . At 51, or "half a century old," as she puts it, she is long and lean, with wild dark hair and skim milk–colored skin that, for all its smoothness, actually folds when she lifts her eyebrows.
A few minutes earlier, she'd answered her door clutching a box she was decoupaging with photos for her sister's birthday. " Parker called from the deck.) The dog's named Mrs.
Have someone cut off your clitoris and feed it to a pig.
I don't feel sorry for me at all, and I sure as fuck don't feel sorry for you." She winces. It's a strange form of presence."Watching Parker cross the room to fetch her decoupage drying on the deck, I can see what Karr means.
There are passing references to a designer friend scaring up a last-minute dress for the Emmys, and the chapter "Dear Abraham" tells the touching story of her first meeting with her longtime accountant.