She is a semi-autobiographical character created by Candace Bushnell, who published the book "Sex and the City", based on her own columns in the "New York Observer".
On the HBO series, Bradshaw is a New York City newspaper columnist, party girl, fashionista, and later, freelance writer for Vogue.
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.
He begins to pine for Carrie and initiates an affair with her. Natasha accidentally falls and breaks her tooth while chasing after Carrie, who ends up taking Natasha to the emergency room. 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.
Here, five revelations from the special about the real person behind the People’s Princess.
Diana had an on-again, off-again relationship with Hasnat Khan, a surgeon of Pakistani descent who worked in London.
Bushnell told New York Magazine in 2004: “He was one of those New York guys with a big personality—you just notice him as soon as he walks in the room,” and “I called him Mr. Big" appears in the first episode "Sex and the City (episode)" as a very wealthy and mysterious man who accidentally meets Carrie on the streets of Manhattan. Big" refers to his status as, "the next Donald Trump" and "major tycoon, major dreamboat, and majorly out of [Carrie's] league". In the first few episodes, he and Carrie constantly bump into one other, until finally Carrie suggests the two of them should bump into one another on purpose. Big agrees and thus begins their on-and-off-again relationship. Big and Carrie eventually manage to become friends.
When Carrie Bradshaw and Samantha Jones bump into Mr. Carrie eventually falls in love with him, despite his frequent displays of commitment and intimacy phobias. Big marries twenty-something Natasha (Bridget Moynahan), whom he met in Paris. He relocates to Napa Valley, and they are able to discuss their other on-going relationships with each other.Her weekly column, "Sex and the City," provides the title, story lines, and narration for each episode.In 2005, Carrie Bradshaw was listed as number 11 on Bravo's 100 Greatest TV Characters.Khan would later say during an official investigation into Diana's death that she hid her relationship with Dodi Al Fayed from him.On the last night of Diana’s life, Khan said he called her constantly, but thinks she may have changed her phone number.The special chronicled Diana’s “first and last summer as a single woman” after her divorce from Prince Charles; she died in a car accident in Paris on August 31, 1997.