Similar: A Weird One Night Stand Famous Men: [Optional] Do you limit your dating to a specific age range? Big (John James Preston) (born April 7, 1955) is a fictional character in the HBO series Sex and the City, portrayed by Chris Noth.She repeatedly returns to the relationship even though he is clearly emotionally unavailable to her and unable to meet her needs. This has a profoundly negative effect on Carrie's self-esteem. Big bumps into Carrie and Aidan at a furniture show. It continues until Natasha comes home and discovers Carrie fleeing from their kitchen. But their sexual chemistry always remains just below the surface, and their friendship never remains strictly platonic. The series finale, "An American Girl in Paris: Part Une" and "An American Girl in Paris: Part Deux", ties together all the emotions and interactions that take place between Carrie and Big throughout the series. Big suddenly reappears in Carrie's life, once again, at the wrong time.
In the first half of the finale, "An American Girl in Paris Part Une", Big shows up outside Carrie's apartment in New York after she fails to return his phone calls.
She is on her way to her last dinner with the girls before departing for Paris.
Big invites her to sit in his limo and begins apologizing for what happened the last time he and Carrie were together.
Carrie rushes to tell him it's fine and uncomfortably tries to leave.
She wonders if he has some kind of radar that lets him know she is happy so he can "swoop in and shit all over it." She tells him to forget where she lives and to forget he even knows her name.
Then she rushes off to meet her friends for dinner, leaving Big alone and confused on the street. When Charlotte stops by Carrie's apartment one day, she hears Big leaving a message on Carrie's answering machine, asking her for one last chance.She explains that she is moving to Paris with a man that she's in a relationship with.Big ironically asks Carrie when she was going to tell him that she was moving to Paris (he once decided to leave NY and move to Paris without telling her earlier in their relationship).Carrie gives him an annoyed look, tells him she has to leave, and then rushes out of the limo.Big chases after her, asking her what that was all about.He teases her about moving to Paris with a Russian and then tries to tell her that she's "The One." Carrie becomes infuriated and tells him that he cannot hurt her again.Tags: Adult Dating, affair dating, sex dating