Edit Vanessa blackmails Blair into helping her with a cause, which leads to Blair seeking revenge along with Chuck. Meanwhile, Lily and Bart throw an extravagant housewarming party but a rebellious Serena is not ready to play by their rules. Also, Dan and Jenny discover a big secret Nate has been keeping from his friends. Bart also comes down and explains that his meetings wrapped up sooner than expected and he’s back for the long haul. Lily mentions their housewarming party planned for the next evening and tells Eric that they’re allowed to bring friends when he asks. She then asks Serena if she saw the suit Bart bought for her, and she says yes but she figured it was for the housekeeper. Bart announces that he and Lily have some new guidelines they thought up together; including weekly family diners, no more going out on school nights, and a weekend curfew of one AM. Serena demands to know whose idea this is, and Lily assures her that she and Bart made the decision together. At the Humphrey loft, Dan sees Vanessa gathering her fliers to save a bar in Brooklyn by petitioning for landmark status.
Vanity Fair, in honor of this year anniversary, did a fascinating reflection piece with the cast except Penn Badgley, a. Dan Humphrey, who declined to be interviewed like a true Lonely Boy. You should read the whole thing here , but below, the juiciest tidbits. Advertisement – Continue Reading Below 1. Co-producers Josh Schwartz and Stephanie Savage were inspired to seek out Blake Lively for Serena van der Woodsen because online message boards showed fans of the book series fantasy-cast her in the role.
Lively was about to quit acting and enroll in college she had deferred the year before when she was offered the role.
“People like me don’t write books, we’re written about.” -Chuck, Yes, Then Zero Charles Bartholomew “Chuck” Bass is a main character in the Gossip Girl television adaptation and a recurring character in the series of novels with the same name. He is portrayed by Ed Westwick.
Novel series[ edit ] Chuck Bass is introduced by author Cecily von Ziegesar in her Gossip Girl series of teen novels, the first of which was published in In the novels, Chuck is a relatively minor character, and has a series of flings with male and female characters across the course of the series. He got his name, Chuck Bass, from his signature chuckle in a bass tone, which often sounds like a raspy whisper.
Chuck’s role is initially that of an antagonist to the main characters. Chuck is largely friendless, but is tolerated by the others because of his family’s enormous wealth. He is described as having flamboyant fashion sense, with a penchant for scarves, and has a pet monkey named Sweetie whom he carries around with him everywhere. Lazy, and vain, Chuck’s only interests are sex and money, and he is frequently chided by his father for lacking ambition and performing poorly in school.
Following flings with numerous females and males , his only serious relationship comes near the end of the series, when he begins dating Blair Waldorf, a self-obsessed, luxury loving teenager. In the twelfth book in the series, Gossip Girl: It Had To Be You , Chuck is rejected from colleges because of poor grades and is sent to military school by his father.
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Have a little faith, and if that doesn’t work, have a lot of mimosas. Blair has an ongoing up and down relationship with Chuck Bass , and after Serena van der Woodsen and Dan Humphrey , they have the second longest relationship in the series. Along with Dan and Serena, Blair appears in every episode of the series.
Contents [ show ] Summary Blair is the daughter of Harold and Eleanor Waldorf , respectively a successful lawyer and fashion designer. Her parents divorce, and her stepfathers include Roman Garrel and Cyrus Rose.
Blair and Chuck Nickname Chair First Met Before Pilot Started Dating Relationship began Season 1 Episode Victor Victrola, on and off relationship through seasons 1 & 2. Officially started dating in Season 2 Episode The Goodbye Gossip Girl and broke up Season 3 Episode Inglourious Bassterds. On Status: Married with a child:Henry Bass (as of ).
Share Since launching the initiative on November 14 dozens of women have uploaded shots. Some are seen dressed in briefs and a bra while others appear wearing vest tops and bustiers. Chrystal Bougon, 45, the owner of the owner of the store, says her aim is to show ‘what regular women look like’ – most of the women, like this one pictured, posted a photo but did not leave their name Laid bare: The rules stipulate that participants must take a photo of themselves wearing ‘sexy clothes or lingerie’ with no retouching allowed Many of the pictures include detailed captions, revealing each subject’s story.
One Florida-based ‘curvy girl’ who chose to model a thigh-skimming LBD, wrote alongside her shot: I am always told I weigh way less than I look.
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History class said one day. I was a high school senior and had applied there early decision. I fell in love with the school because of its urban campus, proximity to incredible internships, and robust study abroad program, but my classmate’s comment had me second-guessing myself. I didn’t just think of it as my favorite show — I used it as a model for my own life. I bought a wardrobe that wouldn’t look out of place in Blair Waldorf’s closet:
The juicy buzz oozing from Gossip Girl’s blog continues as Dan begins dating a film star and Serena looks to get even after a falling out with Chuck.
He is portrayed by Ed Westwick. They marry in the series finale. He is best friends with Nate Archibald. He is also good friends with Serena van der Woodsen and Dan Humphrey. Chuck appeared in episodes. Chuck is generally shown throughout the first two seasons as the group’s bad boy, and is frequently manipulative. However, a softer side to his personality is formed more for people cares about as the series progresses, most notably Nate and Blair. He often blames himself for his mother’s death even though it isn’t his fault, and he has a tendency to not completely trust people and is always in search of ways to succeed.
Chuck is orphaned in his senior year at high school due to the death of his father in a car accident, before being adopted by Lily van der Woodsen , his stepmother, and the only parent who Chuck really connected to and loved unconditionally. Chuck’s role is initially that of an antagonist to the main characters. Chuck is largely friendless but is tolerated by the others because of his family’s enormous wealth. He is described as having flamboyant fashion sense, with a penchant for scarves.
Lazy and vain, Chuck’s only interests are sex and money, and he is frequently chided by his father for lacking ambition and performing poorly in school.
A brief history of Dan Humphrey being the worst. Sep 19, Getty The revelation that Dan “Lonely Boy” Humphrey was Gossip Girl all along was a fitting end to the show, in the sense that it was an incomprehensible mess best enjoyed as self-parody. Co-creator Stephanie Savage has claimed that Dan as GG was always the plan, and that the pilot even had to be recut because one sequence seemed to make the twist too obvious. Dan literally writing himself into their narrative, penning snarky commentary on his relationships with Serena, Blair, et al while playing the innocent nice guy, is a potentially amazing antihero story.
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Sorry, Lonely Boy, but the creators loved Chuck and Blair more, too. Then there was possibly Nate, because we never saw him send anything in to Gossip Girl. Viewers might have noticed that after the first couple of seasons, little Jenny Humphrey became, some might say, increasingly intolerable. So Jenny had to change. Katy Perry almost appeared on the show, swish swish. The hoi polloi regularly clamored to be on the show, including Michael Bloomberg and Lady Gaga.
There was sex on a hotel bar! A threesome with Hillary Duff! But Standards and Practices did draw some lines, which were mostly incidental. In the episode where Georgina Sparks Michelle Trachtenberg is tormenting Serena from afar, one of the things she does is send her a box of dildos. Penn was really shocked. Jennifer Lawrence could have been Serena van der Woodsen.
Throughout seasons four and five , the two go back and forth with their relationship. In the season five finale The Return of the Ring , Blair chooses to be with Chuck and they make a pact to ensure they end up together. In the time jump, they have bought a townhouse in the city together and have a son, Henry Bass. Novel Series Blair and Chuck have no real relationship other than acquaintances; as Chuck is a minor character in the books.
Reporting for , fashion designer Abigail Lorick cornered three New York City Upper East Side high schoolers at the Palace Hotel and asked them how real Gossip Girl is.
He is portrayed by Ed Westwick. They marry in the series finale. He is best friends with Nate Archibald. He is also good friends with Serena van der Woodsen and Dan Humphrey. Chuck appeared in episodes. Chuck is generally shown throughout the first two seasons as the group’s bad boy, and is frequently manipulative. However, a softer side to his personality is formed more for people cares about as the series progresses, most notably Nate and Blair.
He often blames himself for his mother’s death even though it isn’t his fault, and he has a tendency to not completely trust people and is always in search of ways to succeed. Chuck is orphaned in his senior year at high school due to the death of his father in a car accident, before being adopted by Lily van der Woodsen , his stepmother, and the only parent who Chuck really connected to and loved unconditionally.
Chuck’s role is initially that of an antagonist to the main characters. Chuck is largely friendless but is tolerated by the others because of his family’s enormous wealth. He is described as having flamboyant fashion sense, with a penchant for scarves. Lazy and vain, Chuck’s only interests are sex and money, and he is frequently chided by his father for lacking ambition and performing poorly in school.
Following flings with numerous females and males, his only serious relationship comes near the end of the series, when he begins dating Blair Waldorf.
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When you’re getting paid to kiss someone on camera, it helps if you also enjoy kissing that someone in real life too. These television couples mixed business with pleasure to varying degrees of success. The story sort of starts with you. And I’ve got to say I made out with you and got depressed, which is kind of a bummer. I love you and I think it’s really important and I’m so proud of you…If you want, I will be there and I will hold your hand.
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Serena is banished from the Waldorf apartment for her part in the reveal of Blair’s diary, she then retaliates by trying to seduce Dan with the help of Blair’s minions. Nate asks Lola to move in with him, but she turns him down when she tells him that her acting group is going on tour. Meanwhile at the Shephard divorce party, Serena and Dan have sex, but when Dan learns she videotaped their encounter just to hurt Blair, he furiously leaves.
Elsewhere, Lily chooses to annul her marriage to Rufus, since her marriage to Bart is still valid. Lola receives her share of the Van der Woodsen estate from her biological father, William Van der Woodsen, and also learns that Lily intentionally sabotaged Carol’s defense in court to keep her imprisoned as well as destroyed Ivy’s case in order to keep Cece’s wealth all for herself.
Blair accepts an offer from Eleanor to take over her fashion company. Following a Bass Industries press conference, Blair chooses Chuck over Dan, but Chuck rebuffs her when he is preoccupied with his father’s return as head of Bass Industries who ousts Chuck to reclaim his former position as CEO. One week later; Lola hands over her inheritance share to Ivy, who in return promises to keep in touch and help her bring down their common enemy: Lola leaves town to go on tour with her acting troupe, while Ivy returns to Florida to plot her revenge against Lily.
The disgraced Serena leaves town and reverts back to her old self by taking drugs and sleeping with her dealer, whilst the alienated Dan leaves for Rome and prepares to write another hurtful, tell-all book about the Upper East Side with the help of Georgina Sparks. Whilst in Paris, Blair goes to a casino where Chuck and Jack are scheming to bring down Bart Bass and tells Chuck it’s now her turn to fight for him. Production[ edit ] The CW officially renewed the series for a fifth season on April 26, Footage containing the World Trade Center have been omitted by films and TV shows such as Sex and the City and The Sopranos to honor individuals who died in the attacks.
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YMMV A father and son played by a father and son. When two or more characters in a show are played by actors who have some form of real-life relationship, be it familial or romantic, off-screen. The relationship is likely to be replicated on-screen: On the other hand, there’s no guarantee that real-life couples will necessarily have much on-screen chemistry.
Can lead to some very interesting scenarios, including Actor Allusions , or may lead to more Reality Subtext issues than the production was actually looking for. In films, this element can often be played up by the promotional machine. For a more Squick version there is Cast Incest , where the actors of characters who are blood related go out in real life. The even squickier inversion is Incestuous Casting , where actors who play romantic partners on screen are blood related in real life.
It is also not unheard for a couple to be on opposite sides of an on-screen divide, making for some interesting Foe Yay scenes. For cases where actors start a real-life relationship after being cast as characters with an on-screen relationship, see Romance on the Set. Aaron also voiced a young Yusuke for a brief scene that showed him as a kid. Chris and Greg Ayres. Speed Grapher , Full Metal Panic!