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Oh la la! Lily Collins shines with new Emily in Paris character

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Lily Collins is the leading lady in the Netflix series Emily in Paris (Photo: Getty Images/Gallo Images)
Lily Collins is the leading lady in the Netflix series Emily in Paris (Photo: Getty Images/Gallo Images)

The frothy series Emily in Paris is just what 2020 needs, says Lily Collins, who’s in her element as the show’s leading lady.

Back in the ’90s and early 2000s we had Carrie and her gang of gal pals sashaying down the streets of New York in fabulous outfits, sipping cosmopolitans in trendy cafés and discussing everything from sex and men to kids and careers. 

Sex and the City (SATC) was pure escapism – a little bit frivolous, a little bit poignant, a little bit outrageous – and when it ended it left a void in TV land. 

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