According to Brooke Shields, who starred in Lipstick Jungle, Candace was on set "almost everyday".
Candace still resides in Manhattan, New York since February, 2008.
While a freelance writer, Candace wrote for such magazines as Ladies Home Journal, Self and Mademoiselle.
Candace has confirmed that her character Carrie Bradshaw is her alter ego.
In the late 1970s, Candace dropped out of Rice University.
Candace is the daughter of Calvin and Camille Bushnell of Glastonbury, Connecticut.
When she was a child, Candace wanted to be a children's book writer.
When writing a new book, Candace tries to write ten pages a day, five days a week, although it usually ends up being about 40 pages a week.
During the 9/11 attacks, Candace was not at her home in New York but in the countryside of England writing Trading Up.
Candace believes teenage girls should learn the pleasures of having a career, from working hard, and from really pursuing achievements, rather then focus solely on looks.
Candace's date to her prom was Mike O'Meara of the nationally syndicated Don and Mike Show.
Candace was known for being spotted at the infamous New York club Studio 54.
In 1997, Candace hosted the VH-1 talk show Sex, Lives, and Video Clips.
On July 4, 2002, Candace married Charles Askegard. The two are still married and have not had any children together. Candace decided not to take her husbands last name.
Candace's nickname is Candy.
Candace: (on actress Tatum O'Neal and her drug bust) She's a lovely person. I hope she's fine. She's a great girl.
Candace: (on her husband) I told him he was too tall to be a ballet dancer and I asked if he was gay At first he seemed too young, but then I looked into his eyes and it was like, 'Whoa!'.
Candace: (on getting married) One has to be open-minded when the right man comes along. And I know it's freaky, but this just seems like the natural thing to do. My friends didn't even say to me, 'So soon?' I think that's because they're so relieved.