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Kristin Davis Auditioned for the Role of Monica on ‘Friends’

  • Kristin Davis appeared on Friday’s episode of “The Late Late Show with James Corden.” 
  • Davis stated she auditioned for the function of Monica Geller on “Friends,” which was performed by Courteney Cox.
  • Davis went on to play Charlotte York in “Sex and the City” and the present’s reboot. 

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Kristin Davis virtually snagged one of the hottest roles on the hit sitcom collection “Friends.” 

On Friday, Davis appeared on “The Late Late Show with James Corden” to speak about the “Sex and the City” reboot, “And Just Like That.” Davis, 56, recalled auditioning for the function of Monica Geller alongside Courteney Cox, 57, who would ultimately land the coveted function. 

Davis stated she was “one of like 8,000 younger girls who learn for Monica.” 


“Courteney and I have been in the identical yoga class at the time, and we used to hang around,” Davis stated. “The relaxation of us have been, like, unemployed actor-waitresses sorts and we’d hang around after class.” 

Davis continued, saying that she found Cox scored the function whereas purchasing collectively.

“One day, Courteney was like, ‘Hey guys, do you wish to come automobile purchasing with me?'” Davis added that Cox was excited as a result of she had simply filmed a TV pilot that she thought would do effectively. 

Davis stated that Cox determined to buy a Porsche.


“We have been like, ‘Wow! Is she for actual?'” Davis stated. “And it was ‘Friends,’ and it did go very effectively.”

Cox performed Monica Geller on the NBC collection for ten years earlier than the 1994 present led to 2004.

Courtney Cox on the set of

Courteney Cox scored the function of Monica Geller on “Friends.”


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Although Davis later appeared in one other function on “Friends,” she turned a family identify after taking part in Charlotte York in the “Sex and the City” franchise which premiered in 1998 and ran till 2004. The collection reboot, “And Just Like That,” debuted this month on HBO Max. 

Recently, Davis shot down critics who made adverse feedback about her look after paparazzi arrived at the “And Just Like That” set “making an attempt to get dangerous photos.” 

 “I really feel indignant, and I do not wish to really feel indignant all the time, so I do not take a look at it, I simply know it is there,” Davis informed The Times UK. 

Davis additionally recalled how some media shops centered on her weight whereas the unique collection aired. 

“They would write articles each week about how I used to be ‘pear-shaped,’ which I did not really feel was a praise at the time,” she stated. “It would stress me out a good quantity as a result of I could not keep away from it. I sort of really feel like that is how it’s now too.”  

This week, controversy hit the “Sex and the City” reboot as Chris Noth — who performed Mr. Big — was accused of sexually assaulting three ladies. In separate interviews with The Hollywood Reporter, two ladies claimed that Noth sexually assaulted them in 2004 and 2015, respectively. 

In an announcement to Insider’s Rebecca Cohen and Esme Mazzeo, Noth denied the allegations from the two ladies and stated they have been false.

One day later, a 3rd girl accused Noth of sexual assault in 2010 in a report printed by The Daily Beast. A consultant for Noth informed the outlet that the actor denies the accusation.

Following the accusations, Noth was dropped by A3 Artists Agency. 

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