Sex and the City star Kim Cattrall has explained her request for more money to take part in the film adaptation of the TV series - and defended herself against claims that she didn’t get along with her co-stars while making the movie.

She’s quoted as admitting recently that she complained to producers about the amount of money offered to her and co-stars Kristin Davis & Cynthia Nixon compared to that offered to Sarah Jessica Parker: “I never expected to be paid what Sarah was being paid. But I felt that the offer was not worthy of what the three of us had contributed. And I spoke up about it.”

“I feel like I stuck my neck out. I fought. I don’t ever want to be on a set where I feel undervalued.”

She added that while reports of infighting between the women has been exaggerated, it’s only natural that they’re not always going to be the best of friends off-set as they are on-camera: “Do you get along with your colleagues all the time? If you’re spending 18 hours a day at work, the last thing you want to do is go and have a drink with the people who you just [spent the day with]. You just need to get away.”

Kim previously revealed that she was only making the film for the money because she didn’t think the experience could top working on the television series for so long.