"That’s when I was like, ‘Okay, I need my own bodyguard.’” Meester had this quip about the girls who came around: They weren't there for her or Lively; “I think they were mostly there for the guys.” 14.
really did have a profound effect on retail—but designers were much more interested in it after the first season.
"And Blake was blonde, obviously; Serena had to be blonde. “[I thought] I just don’t see her as Blair Waldorf. She’s the perfect girl for this.’” would become the phenomena it did. “I remember saying when I read this script, ‘Whoever does this will not be able to walk out of their house ever again and be the same as before they started this.’ You could tell it was a cultural phenomenon.
I can’t see it.” Then Meester turned “slyly in her chair” with Blair’s iconic headband and went into character. “I think it was just the normal, typical pilot season audition for me," she recalled. That was both exciting and thrilling, but also very scary.” was the most illegally streamed show in China, then-CW president of entertainment Dawn Ostroff was told by Chinese executives.10. Even before the pilot even aired, Westwick and Crawford were being hounded by girls.
Your life will go back to normal and you can start going to school.
We can’t put it in writing, but we promise you can go.’ So that’s why I said, ‘Okay. I’ll do this.’” Of course, things didn’t actually quiet down. Leighton Meester first auditioned for Serena, but told producers she felt she was a better fit for Blair Waldorf. Meester wanted the part of Blair so badly that she dyed her hair for it.
"But there wasn't a lot of thinking and talking. We had fun together, and we were like, ' All right, let's see where this goes.'" See Ed Westwick pigging out! "He's awesome and smart and talented and adorable, and we make each other laugh." They don't have any Valentine's Day plans yet — last year they went to Jamaica with costar Leighton Meester and her boyfriend, Sebastian Stan — but Szohr says they'll have fun no matter what they do.
"We go to dinners, have nights by ourselves and fun romantic times in general," she says. When fans see her on the street, they tell her that she looks "just like" Vanessa from .
"It can be a little awkward when all of a sudden [you have feelings for] someone you'd call to talk about a different boyfriend," she says.
But Schwartz explains that Chuck was originally meant to be the show's villain, but his chemistry with Leighton/Blair was so undeniable they had to pair the two up. You get an actor like Ed Westwick and see thechemistry he had with Leighton Meester, and their scenes justcrackled.
So it felt like, here are two people who are bonded by theirmutual scheming and the dark side of the show, at least from thebeginning, and that would naturally evolve into a romanticrelationship.
Ed is actually from Hitchen, just outside of London. via Giphy Who's best known for playing Marissa in fame. Two of his songs were featured in the season one episode, ' School Lies.' They were home-schooled together as 11-year-olds. While Serena's wardrobe was based on Kate Moss and Sienna Miller's more bohemian style. It was never picked up, and Jenny only had a handful of appearances after season four, as Taylor chose to focus on her musical career with The Pretty Reckless. via Giphy Who went on to provide the voice for Anna in Disney's hit WATCH: Gossip Girl - Then and Now The two actresses appear to be auditioning for a film adaptation of Dan's novel. So Vanessa actually appears in Carrie Bradshaw's '80s kitchen.
The producers didn't want two blondes in the lead roles, so according to producer Josh Schwartz, Leighton 'did a sink-rinse dye job to audition as a brunette.' Talk about commitment. This is a real building - where a three bedroom penthouse apartment recently sold for around million. Blake is now married to actor Ryan Reynolds, and they've have two daughters Irnes and James. Why are there no opening shot of Serena) and the steps of the Met, of course. It's found at 1220 Fifth Avenue at 103rd Street.
Lively was about to quit acting and enroll in college (she had deferred the year before) when she was offered the role. "Then they [ and Savage] said, ‘Okay, you can go to Columbia [University] one day a week.