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Sarah Jessica Parker’s shoe opening is interrupted by animal rights activists

Sarah Jessica Parker was ambushed by a group of animal activists during the grand opening of her New York City shoe store on Thursday.

The Sex and the City star was at the Seaport District mingling with fans and shoppers at her new store SJP Shoes when she was confronted by a group of anti-fur protesters.

In video footage obtained by DailyMail.com, a female advocate can be seen asking the actress: ‘How do you feel about rocking fur in every single one of your coats?’ before adding, ‘no compassion at all, your last winter coat had a fur trim.’

Parker, who was visibly uncomfortable, kept her cool and tried to reason with the woman. 

Video footage obtained by DailyMail.com shows a female activist (right) approaching Sarah Jessica Parker at her new shoe store and asking 'How do you feel about rocking fur in every single one of your coats?'

Video footage obtained by DailyMail.com shows a female activist (right) approaching Sarah Jessica Parker at her new shoe store and asking ‘How do you feel about rocking fur in every single one of your coats?’

The activists appeared to be angry over Parker's Parajumper jacket which had a real fur trim during her trip to Moscow 10 months ago

They also shamed her husband Matthew Broderick (right) for wearing a Triple F.A.T. coat with coyote fur

The activists appeared to be angry over Parker’s Parajumper jacket which had a real fur trim during her trip to Moscow 10 months ago (left). They also shamed her husband Matthew Broderick (right) for wearing a Triple F.A.T. coat with coyote fur

The woman criticized the visibly shocked actress saying she has 'no compassion at all' 

The woman criticized the visibly shocked actress saying she has ‘no compassion at all’ 

The Sex and the City star was at the Seaport District mingling with fans and shoppers at her new store SJP Shoes (pictured) on Thursday when she was confronted by a group of anti-fur protesters

The Sex and the City star was at the Seaport District mingling with fans and shoppers at her new store SJP Shoes (pictured) on Thursday when she was confronted by a group of anti-fur protesters

‘I am a compassionate person,’ she responds.  

‘So you’re going to tell your husband and all the coyotes that get trapped and killed for fur coats as well?’ the woman asks, referring to Parker’s husband Matthew Broderick.

The 53-year-old actress appears to be at a loss for words and replies: ‘I stand..I totally…I stand informed, and I really appreciate it.’ 

The woman then retorts: ‘I understand you’re informed about it, but that’s not enough.’ 

The video then skips to show the activist walking away from Parker who tries to get her name.

‘Tell me what your name is. Tell me what your name is. Tell me your name.’ 

The woman ignores her and walks over to the other group of activists who then begin to chant: ‘Fur trade, death trade!’ repeatedly. 

The camera pans to an awkward Parker, who can be heard saying: ‘OK. Thank you very much. Thanks for coming by.’

At one point the 53-year-old star appears to be at a loss for words and replies: 'I stand..I totally...I stand informed, and I really appreciate it.'

At one point the 53-year-old star appears to be at a loss for words and replies: ‘I stand..I totally…I stand informed, and I really appreciate it.’

One protester was seen holding up a sign that read 'SARAH HATES ANIMALS' 

One protester was seen holding up a sign that read ‘SARAH HATES ANIMALS’ 

Parker stood awkwardly as the group began to chant 'Fur trade, death trade' repeatedly throughout the store until they were finally escorted out by security 

Parker stood awkwardly as the group began to chant ‘Fur trade, death trade’ repeatedly throughout the store until they were finally escorted out by security 

She is then seen standing by a shoe stand with her entourage and shaking her head as security tries to round the activists up and escort them out.   

A male protester, who cannot be seen in the frame, then takes aim at Parker once more.

‘And shame on your husband too, Matthew! For wearing Triple F.A.T. coyote fur, shame on him too! Shame on your husband!’

Parker looks directly into the camera and appears taken aback, but does not respond.

A protester is then seen holding a sign the reads,’ SARAH HATES ANIMALS,’ and continues to chant before they finally leave the store.  

The activists appeared to be angry over’s Parker’s  Parajumper jacket with real fur trim that she was seen wearing during her trip to Moscow 10 months ago.

Broderick, was also seen wearing a Triple F.A.T. coat with coyote fur.  

Read more at DailyMail.co.uk


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