Sarah Jessica Parker Says She's 'Not Ready' to Address 'Sex and the City' Costar Willie Garson's Death

Willie Garson, who played Sarah Jessica Parker's best friend Stanford Blatch on Sex and the City, died on Tuesday

Sarah Jessica Parker is "not ready" to speak about Willie Garson's death.

Parker, 56, and Garson, 57, starred together in Sex and the City as Carrie Bradshaw and her best friend Stanford Blatch, respectively. Garson died Tuesday afternoon after suffering from pancreatic cancer.

Several Sex and the City stars have shared social media tributes to Garson, including Cynthia Nixon, Kristin Davis, Kim Cattrall, Mario Cantone and Chris Noth, who shared a photo to Instagram of Garson and Parker on the HBO series set.

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While Parker hasn't shared her own post yet, she commented on Noth's, writing, "Thank you dearest Chris. I'm not ready yet. Xxx"

Cantone, 61, played Garson's on-screen husband Anthony Marentino in Sex and the City, and he, Parker and Garson had already filmed scenes together for the upcoming reboot, And Just Like That... .

"I couldn't have had a more brilliant TV partner. I'm devastated and just overwhelmed with Sadness," Cantone wrote on Instagram Tuesday. "Taken away from all of us way soon. You were a gift from the gods sweet Willie. Rest …I love you."

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"So deeply, deeply sad we have lost @WillieGarson. We all loved him and adored working with him," Nixon, 55, wrote on Twitter. "He was endlessly funny on-screen and and in real life. He was a source of light, friendship and show business lore. He was a consummate professional— always."

"Such sad news and a terribly sad loss to the SATC family. Our condolences and RIP dear Willie xo," Cattrall, 65, wrote in a tweet.

Davis, 56, shared a lengthy tribute to Garson on Instagram Wednesday, writing in part, "He was smarter and funnier than you ever would have imagined. We are bereft without him."

Davis also noted Garson's "fearless commitment to single fatherhood," writing that "nothing gave him more joy and pride than his son Nathen."

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Willie Garson and Nathen in 2019. Tommaso Boddi/Getty

Nathen shared a heartbreaking tribute to his dad on Instagram Tuesday, calling him "the toughest and funniest and smartest person I've known."

"I love you so much papa. Rest In Peace and I'm so glad you got to share all your adventures with me and were able to accomplish so much," Nathen wrote alongside a carousel of photos of Garson. "I'm so proud of you."

"I will always love you, but I think it's time for you to go on an adventure of your own," Nathen continued. "You'll always be with me. Love you more than you will ever know and I'm glad you can be at peace now. You always were the toughest and funniest and smartest person I've known. I'm glad you shared you're love with me. I'll never forget it or lose it ❤️😘"

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