Still, she's more than happy to praise the closet's contents: "We love the clothes!" She went on to explain that President Trump's election was "a real wake-up" call for her and likely many women across the country.
Tough opponent: Nixon is challenging two-time incumbent Governor Andrew Cuomo (pictured at an event on Monday) for the Democratic Party nomination in the September 13 primary.
Nixon also said that given the recent rash of shootings nationally, NY missed out on an opportunity in the recently enacted state budget to enact new gun control measures.
When Williams questioned why the actress would want to take on politics, Nixon's answer showed her city pride. "We have to get involved like never before, so that's what I'm doing".
"People talk a lot to me about being a celebrity entering this race", she said. Cuomo defended his record during an interview aired on NY1 on Tuesday night, saying it is better than any other NY governor in modern history, which would include his father, Mario, who was governor from 1983-1994.
When the subject on the show turned to the legalization of marijuana, Nixon said she was "absolutely" for it. I'm running as a New York City subway rider: that's enough to make anybody run for governor'.
New York Democratic gubernatorial candidate Cynthia Nixon has cited the exclusion of a black female legislative leader from the state's budget negotiations as an example of where the Democratic Party needs to improve when it comes to promoting women leaders.
Williams and Nixon also spoke about the "senseless killings" of unarmed black men, an issue that Nixon believes "is a black man thing".
"Yes, I think it is", Nixon replied.
"Let's capture some of that revenue" from legalized sales of marijuana, she said.
During the "Sex and the City" star's first national television interview aired Wednesday on "The Wendy Williams Show", Nixon called black women the "cornerstone" and "backbone" of the Democratic Party.