SID Sept. 18, 2001
Having been a struggling actress before landing a contract role on PC, Julie Pinson (Eve) was hesitant to take her newfound success for granted. “In the beginning, I was very conservative – I didn’t know if I would be on the show for very long so I didn’t want to have any big bills yet,” she recalls. Four years and over 1,000 episodes later, a now-more-confident Pinson is enjoying a little decadence. “I bought a Chanel dress recently,” she reveals excitedly, explaining that she bought it to reward herself. “That was the biggest indulgence, and I couldn’t believe I was doing it!” Pinson says the experience was so fun, it’s a sure bet she’ll repeat it before long. “I am such a slave to fashion – I love all designer [clothing],” she admits, comparing herself to Sarah Jessica Parker’s character, Carrie, on SEX AND THE CITY. “That’s how my life has changed. Before, I went to discount stores; no, I got straight to Chanel.