What are Us Weekly's preferred partners buzzing about this Monday? The Carrie Diaries' low ratings for season 1, Sunday night's episode of The Walking Dead and new pictures of Patrick Schwarzenegger shirtless in South Beach! Check out more stories in the roundup below.

Candace Bushnell, author of Sex and the City, defends The Carrie Diaries against low ratings. "Monday night is an incredibly difficult night on TV," she says. (The Daily Beast)

In case you missed it! Check out a recap of Sunday's episode of The Walking Dead. (The Stir)

Shirtless Patrick Schwarzenegger goes for a dip in South Beach. (Celebuzz)

Take a look back at Game of Thrones star Emilia Clarke's trendy red carpet style. (Fashionista)

Watch the new Iron Man 3 video clip from the Nickelodeon Kids' Choice Awards. (Zap2It)


This article originally appeared on Usmagazine.com: Sex and the City Author Candace Bushnell Defends The Carrie Diaries Against Low Ratings