If you are someone who considers themselves a human being, chances are you've heard of Sex and the City. It's one of the most famous shows of all time.
(Spoiler) At the end of the series' run, Carrie ended up with John, aka Mr. Big. At the end of the first movie, Carrie ended up with Big. At the end of the second movie, Carrie was still with Big. Do you sense a pattern, here?
Basically, throughout all of the trials and tribulations of dating in New York, Carrie and Big were soulmates.
... OR WERE THEY? In an interview with the Guardian, OG Sex and the City author Candace Bushnell revealed that she didn't think the two would end up together IRL:
[Guardian:] Fans and critics alike have discussed the idea that the show, and the materialism of the films, betrayed its own values in giving us a happy ending.
[Candace:] Well, I think, in real life, Carrie and Big wouldn’t have ended up together. But at that point the TV show had become so big. Viewers got so invested in the storyline of Carrie and Big that it became a bit like Mr. Darcy and Elizabeth Bennett. They had become an iconic couple and women really related to it; they would say “I found my Mr. Big” or “I just broke up with my Mr. Big.” It became part of the lexicon. And when people are making a TV show, it’s show business, not show art, so at that point it was for the audience and we weren’t thinking about what the impact would be 10 years later.