Former SEX AND THE CITY star Cynthia Nixon has praised the media for treating her lesbian relationship with respect.

The redhead actress became headline news last year (04) when she exposed her romance with Christine Marinoni to the world, but the mum of two is pleasantly surprised the paparazzi have stopped following them around and allowed them to enjoy their relationship in private.

She says, "There was an undue amount of focus on our relationship at first but it wasn't so bad. The explosion was soon over and people are very respectful about it."

22/04/2005 13:32