Blake Lively Fun Facts, Quotes and Tweets

19th January 2017

Quote: "I love my babies so I'm very sad to be away from them. But they're also very young, so they haven't gotten old enough for me to be thrilled to be away from them." New mum Blake Lively had mixed feelings about spending Wednesday night (18Jan17) at the People's Choice Awards instead of at home with her two young daughters. The star was honoured at the Los Angeles event with the Favorite Dramatic Movie Actress gong for her role in The Shallows.

21st December 2016

Fact: Blake Lively and Ryan Reynolds have reportedly named their second daughter Ines. The couple, which married in 2012, also shares two-year-old daughter James.

24th November 2016

Quote: "I've never met her, but I just love her hair. I think she's got beautiful, effortless hair. I think she's super beachy." Selena Gomez is in awe of Blake Lively's gorgeous tresses.

17th July 2016

Quote: During an appearance on The Tonight Show starring Jimmy Fallon on Friday night (15Jul16), The Shallows star Blake Lively chatted about the sometimes inappropriate way her daughter James, 19 months, pronounces certain words.“It’s kinda amazing, she knows 'schump' for jump, 'schtand' for stand and if she wants to sit down it’s 's**t,'" Blake laughed to host Jimmy of her daughter’s pronunciation, jokingly adding, “It’s like I have Amy Schumer for a daughter, minus the immense talent.”

24th June 2016

Quote: "She eats anything. It's incredible. We were on an airplane the other day and they said, 'Does she want hot dogs?' And I said, 'No, she'll take whatever it is that they're serving'. They were serving smoked salmon." Blake Lively is impressed with her daughter James' eating habits.

23rd June 2016

Quote: "I was obsessed with the books... I'm so upset that there isn't a real place like that. At the movies I did all the midnight screenings, I dressed up as Hermione... I broke twigs on my tree and made it look like a wand." Blake Lively was a big fan of the Harry Potter books and films.

14th February 2016

Quote: "For me, however, to do that sort of thing is like entering the seventh circle of hell. I would sooner drill a hole into the top of my head and pour molten aluminium into it, because it is so infuriating to me." Deadpool star Ryan Reynolds doesn't share his wife Blake Lively's enthusiasm for home decorating.

12th February 2016

Quote: "I would give it a scant four. Three or four. It didn't work. OK, it's a one. It's a one!" Ryan Reynolds admits his superhero movie The Green Lantern was a terrible film, after he was asked to rate it on a scale of one to 10 during an appearance on U.S. talk show Watch What Happens: Live. The big screen adaptation was panned by critics and fans alike, but the actor is grateful for one thing - he met his now-wife, Blake Lively, on the set of the 2011 picture.

1st October 2015

Tweet: "Thank you guys for your support every step of the way in the @preserve_us adventure. I couldn't be more grateful!! One day I'll stop wearing so many hats....but ...I'll probably be dead by then, so... I'm just doin' what mama taught me... She's my idol." Actress Blake Lively is grateful for fans' kind messages after announcing plans to shut down her Preserve lifestyle website.

8th July 2015

Quote: "You guys see the finished product. I see a totally destroyed closet, bedroom and kitchen... I don't even know how shoes got in the freezer... There's kung fu involved. It's really intense." Ryan Reynolds jokes about the destruction that occurs at home when his wife Blake Lively prepares for red carpet events.

7th May 2015

Fact: Blake Lively has been cast in Woody Allen's upcoming as-yet-untitled film. The former Gossip Girl star joins Bruce Willis, Kristen Stewart, and Jesse Eisenberg for the project, which is set for a 2016 release.

29th April 2015

Quote: "My proportions definitely started to, shall we say, increase throughout the day. I walked out onstage for one appearance in an outfit that had fit perfectly when I tried it on many hours earlier, but by the time it got on me, I thought, ‘Oh no! This isn’t going to cover them up at all!’ I was very worried about a wardrobe malfunction." New mum Blake Lively has explained her multiple wardrobe changes during the recent press tour of New York City to promote new movie The Age of Adaline, revealing her breasts kept changing shape due to her breastfeeding requirements. The actress showed off seven different looks during her first day of interviews last week (begs20Apr15).

29th April 2015

Quote: "I have a dream to go to Harvard Business School and one of these days I will do that... in my spare time!" Actress and new mum Blake Lively is eager to hone her entrepreneurial skills at the prestigious Massachusetts school.

22nd April 2015

Quote: "I don't get to cook as much because I'm food, I'm like a walking T-bone steak!" New mum Blake Lively has had to cut back on time spent perfecting her culinary skills since welcoming baby girl James in December (14).

22nd April 2015

Quote: "Now he just smells like poop... he's in full diaper duty. (He) likes the big ones, because they're easier, so her diapers are like, up to her chest." Actress Blake Lively reveals her husband Ryan Reynolds is hands on when it comes to changing their baby daughter James' dirty diapers.

22nd April 2015

Quote: "Everything is different. You see a balcony and you're like, 'Oh, my God! The hotel needs to demolish this balcony because my child can't go anywhere near it.' Everything is just so much more heightened. We're crying all the time for no reason." Actress Blake Lively worries about every little thing now she's a mum to baby girl James.

21st April 2015

Quote: "If I could give her any advice it would just be don't let anybody tell you no. If something hasn't been done before, it doesn't mean it can't be done. You can be the first one and I think that it's really empowering to see that." New mum Blake Lively offers up a key piece of advice for her baby daughter James.

21st April 2015

Quote: "It's a family name, and I liked having a boy's name so I thought... I would pass it on." New mum Blake Lively explains the origin of her baby daughter James' name. The actress welcomed the tot with her husband Ryan Reynolds in December (14).

21st April 2015

Quote: "She would always take me out of school and take me to Disneyland, which is really ill-advised. It was terrible... She's like, 'It's a landscaping lesson!' But it was really neat... to see people's imaginations like that, it did open your mind. I don't know, it sounds like I'm trying to justify going to Disneyland... My mum would always lie and tell my dad the car broke down (so we'd have to stay another day)!" Actress Blake Lively recalls her sneaky childhood adventures with her mother Elaine.

14th April 2015

Quote: "My boobs are pretty huge and awesome. That’s probably the most thing significant change." New mum Blake Lively likes the benefits of breastfeeding.

13th April 2015

Quote: "I rub truffles on my nipples every day. You got to give her a very well balanced palate from a young age so she doesn’t eat only beige food!" Actress Blake Lively is making sure baby daughter James gets a taste for the good things in life.

10th April 2015

Fact: Actresses Amber Tamblyn, America Ferrera, and Alexis Biedel have been asked to be godmothers to their The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants co-star Blake Lively's baby daughter James.

1st April 2015

Quote: "That's the priority. You never cross over and work at the same time. You make sure that we are all together. It involves a little bit of a sacrifice, but that's a small, small sacrifice for the grand scheme of things." Actor Ryan Reynolds and his wife Blake Lively have pledged to take turns working so they can be hands-on parents to baby girl James.

20th March 2015

Quote: "(Her name is) Butternut Summersquash. (I'm joking) it's James. Everyone knows. I didn't want to be the first guy screaming it out to the media. Because as we know, little girls turn into teenage girls and little teenage girls sometimes scan through the archives and go, 'Why did you do that?'" Ryan Reynolds confirms the name of his child with actress Blake Lively.

19th March 2015

Fact: Actress Julianne Hough has joined the likes of Gwyneth Paltrow and Blake Lively by launching her own lifestyle website. The Footloose star's new-look features everything from home decor to fitness tips to recipes and fashion advice. Announcing the venture on, she writes, "I wanted to design a space where I could connect with you all and talk about the things I'm most passionate about, like staying healthy, recipes, style, home decor and friendship."

17th March 2015

Quote: "I’ll knit or cook - or work on a motorcycle, a skill my husband is teaching me. One of my latest projects was painting nature-inspired throw pillows." Blake Lively on how she relieves stress.

12th March 2015

Quote: "I'd say best onscreen kiss was Blake (Lively), because we actually had a relationship at the time. Maybe the worst was Blake after we broke up... We were consummately professional. And I think we should both pat ourselves on the back for getting through it. We handled it." Former GOSSIP GIRL star Penn Badgley on his on-and-off screen girlfriend Blake Lively. The two dated behind-the-scenes from 2007 to 2010.

3rd March 2015

Quote: "Our baby, in particular, we think is allergic to sleep, so... we joke that she thinks she's protecting us from sleep monsters... The trick I try to use is that Baby Einstein (puppet) stuff, but for me, that's like horse tranquilliser... I could go down (fall asleep) on a lit stove!" New dad Ryan Reynolds is struggling to catch up on his sleep after welcoming his first child with wife Blake Lively in December (14).

6th February 2015

Quote: "I'm just a diaper changing facility hooked up to a life support system, but my wife, she's breakfast, lunch and dinner. She's a human (diner) Denny's all day long... and it never ends for her. She's the most beautiful Denny's you've ever seen though, I guarantee it." Actor Ryan Reynolds is in awe of his wife Blake Lively as she settles into motherhood. The couple welcomed a baby girl in December (14).

5th February 2015

Quote: "Everyone thinks their baby is a genius. People find it delightfully refreshing when I tell them, ‘My baby? Totally average. Like, 100 per cent average." New dad Ryan Reynolds likes to have a laugh at his baby girl's expense. The actor and his wife Blake Lively welcomed the tot in December (14).

5th February 2015

Quote: "I'm not one for vomiting declarations of sentiment across the airwaves, but when we had that baby, I fell more in love with my wife than I had ever been in my entire life, I couldn't believe it... I used to say (to my wife), 'I would take a bullet for you, I could never love anything as much as I love you', and then the second I looked in that baby's eyes, I knew in that exact moment, that if we were ever under attack, I would use my wife as a human shield to protect that baby!" Actor Ryan Reynolds gushes about his wife Blake Lively and their new baby girl, who was born in December (14).

5th February 2015

Quote: "That kid was born a little jaundiced, like a little carrot." New dad Ryan Reynolds reveals his baby girl with wife Blake Lively was a little off-colour when she was born in December (14).

26th January 2015

Quote: "I gotta jump in and do all those sorts of things. I mean, I've even tried breastfeeding...! It's amazing that you can be that exhausted and that happy at the same time." Actor Ryan Reynolds jokes about life as a new dad after welcoming a baby girl with wife Blake Lively last month (Dec14).

7th January 2015

Quote: "I've always wanted a big family. I also feel like my first child is going to be the oldest sibling to the next kid. You don't just raise your kids, your kids also raise each other." New mother Blake Lively is already planning for more kids after giving birth to her first child with husband Ryan Reynolds last month (Dec14).

7th January 2015

Quote: "This is the happiest time in my life, and I could say that every day. I often feel like, 'I can't believe I'm experiencing this'. And that can be a big moment like my wedding day or a simple afternoon in front of the fire. I know how fortunate I am. And I'm excited to see the entire journey that my family is going to go on." New mother Blake Lively is thankful for all the blessings in her life. The actress welcomed her first child with husband Ryan Reynolds just before the New Year (01Jan15).

24th November 2014

Quote: "I don't have a weak stomach. I'm good with diapers and diarrhea and all that kind of stuff because I have lots of nieces and nephews, so I've done it all before... I'm just excited about having a buddy." Actor Ryan Reynolds is ready to get his hands dirty when his first child with wife Blake Lively arrives.

6th November 2014

Fact: Pregnant actress Blake Lively is to speak at a conference in New York City hosted by media mogul Martha Stewart. Lively, who runs her own lifestyle website, will be part of a panel at Stewart's Made in America summit this week (07-08Nov14).

20th October 2014

Quote: "On the plane over here I was trying to think of baby names. I don't want a name that's anything pretentious or, like, Hollywood-y. So I'm going with Excalibur Anaconda Reynolds... that's if it's a girl." Ryan Reynolds jokes about baby names following the announcement that his wife Blake Lively is pregnant.

17th October 2014

Quote: "I came from a big family... a big family of Southerners. I'm the youngest of five, so I never raised any siblings below me, but I'm always the person who's taking everyone else's kid and putting them on my hip, so I've kinda always been a mama. So we'll see." Mum-to-be Blake Lively admits she's not nervous about having her first child with husband Ryan Reynolds. The actress revealed her pregnancy earlier this month (Oct14).

13th August 2014

Tweet: "I'm more of a dog person. Cats play with my heart too much. I can't deal with the emotional games." Actress Blake Lively on her preferred furry friends.

12th August 2014

Quote: "If I could spit out a litter of kids, I would." Actress Blake Lively is hoping to have a large family with husband Ryan Reynolds.

7th August 2014

Quote: "Who doesn't want to be Martha Stewart? Martha Stewart has been a huge inspiration to me my entire life. She's a huge source of inspiration for my mom. She's how I came to know and love Martha. I always say that Martha Stewart Living is the only magazine I ever had growing up. I never had Tiger Beat or any of that stuff." Blake Lively on her heroine Martha Stewart, who inspired her new lifestyle blog Preserve.

6th August 2014

Quote: "In the olden days, a couple could be in every movie together, but it's just not like that anymore. We both wish we could go back to then, because that would be a lot of fun." Actress Blake Lively and her husband Ryan Reynolds pine for the bygone days when Hollywood couples regularly starred alongside one another.

24th July 2014

Quote: "My favourite bakery is my home. My husband has coined it the 'Blakery'." Actress and culinary connoisseur Blake Lively reveals her husband Ryan Reynolds' nickname for their kitchen.

19th July 2014

Quote: "He's going to be a great father and leader and patriarch - he's so meant to be all of those things. The fact that he lived so much before we got together, he's the exact realised person that he should be. And so I get to share my life with the person he's become, and we get to grow from there." Blake Lively gushes about her husband, actor Ryan Reynolds.

18th July 2014

Quote: "I'm sure there will be plenty of people who will say horrible things... But you can't worry about it. People like to gossip. They bond over it. They don't bond over complimenting famous people. I'm always the first person to defend Gwyneth Paltrow. Or any woman in a position of power, like Martha Stewart or Oprah, who gets burned. Because they have paved the path for so many other women who are doing something they believe in." Actress Blake Lively refuses to listen to critics as she prepares to follow in Paltrow's footsteps and launch her own lifestyle website, Preserve.

22nd April 2014

Fact: Actress Blake Lively has suffered a bloody cut to her left hand after falling while filming her new movie The Age Of Adeline in Vancouver, Canada. The Gossip Girl star had been shooting a hiking scene on a hill on Monday (21Apr14) when she slipped, but Lively was able to resume work after the wound was cleaned.

17th December 2013

Quote: "Pinterest I'm obsessed with. I have a Pinterest account. I don't have any friends on it. It's not under my name. It's not like, top secret. It's just a way that I can store the boards... It's weird. If I'm looking at hair things (posts), I see, oh, that's me! That's so weird! But I re-pin pictures of (husband) Ryan (Reynolds)." Actress Blake Lively admits she has a secret account on pinboard-style photo-sharing website

31st July 2013

Quote: "Work is important but my greatest passion is my personal life." Actress Blake Lively is devoting time to married life with husband Ryan Reynolds after departing Gossip Girl in December (12). She tells Lucky magazine she has spent much of the last year decorating her upstate New York home.

31st July 2013

Quote: "I like a waistline, a nip almost right under the boobs, because I want the lines of the clothes to make a journey around my curves, rather than travel straight up my body." Former Gossip Girl star Blake Lively on her fashion favourites.

8th July 2013

Quote: "I don't intentionally try to be evasive about that stuff. If you ask me to describe my relationship, I mean - words are too clumsy to accurately describe how I feel in that regard, particularly in an interview. It's a strange thing. I understand the climate we live in and why people are curious. But it's just tough and almost emotionally violent - for anyone, I think - to see your personal life summarised in a sentence." Ryan Reynolds to convey the love he feels for wife Blake Lively in words.

11th March 2013

Fact: Actress Blake Lively stepped out to support her husband Ryan Reynolds' new animated film The Croods at the New York premiere on Sunday (10Mar13). The stars wed in September (12).

8th March 2013

Quote: "When we're together we never leave the house. When she came to visit me in New York I made brunch and then all we did all day was lie in bed and giggle, try on my clothes, listen to music, dance and play dress-up, like a couple of little girls at a tea party." Actress Blake Lively on her friendship with Florence Welch. The British singer performed at the Gossip Girl star's wedding to Ryan Reynolds in September (12).

27th February 2013

Fact: Hollywood couple Ryan Reynolds and Blake Lively skipped the Oscars on Sunday (24Feb13) and spent the weekend visiting hospital patients at the Health Sciences North in Ontario, Canada, where the hunk is filming his new movie Queen of the Night. In photos obtained by, the actors can be seen wearing scrubs and smiling while posing with youngsters, newborn babies, and their parents.

31st January 2013

Quote: "The only designer that really makes you feel like a princess is Marchesa. We went in saying, Ok, illusion beading! Lace! Petals! Feathers! It was like that Ben & Jerry's ice cream - Everything But The Kitchen Sink." Actress Blake Lively on working with Georgina Chapman, the founder of fashion brand Marchesa, to design her wedding dress. No photos of the Gossip Girl star's gown have been published, but Chapman reveals she incorporated dip-dyed pink tulle into the skirt.

31st October 2012

Fact: Newlyweds Ryan Reynolds and Blake Lively enjoyed a romantic getaway to Woodstock, Vermont over the weekend (26-28Oct12). The couple was spotted lunching at Bentley’s restaurant, where fellow diners insisted they looked "like a young couple in love who didn’t care what anyone thought".

10th October 2012

Fact: Blake Lively made her first red carpet appearance since marrying Ryan Reynolds at the Chanel Bijoux De Diamant 80th Anniversary party in New York City on Tuesday (09Oct12). When questioned by reporters, the Gossip Girl star said, "Life is great!" Reynolds arrived at the event separately.

27th September 2012

Quote: "The music is so loud, you can't have a conversation with somebody. If I were an amazing dancer, yeah, I'd go, but I'm definitely not. My friend calls me a speed-walker because my elbows are everywhere." Newlywed actress Blake Lively has never been much for clubbing.

18th September 2012

Fact: Blake Lively and Ryan Reynolds headed to a tiny town in Virginia - with a population of just 150 - for a 'mini-honeymoon' after marrying in secret in South Carolina on 9 September (12). The newlyweds enjoyed a stay at the luxury Inn at Little Washington on Saturday (15Sep12) before heading back to New York City, where Lively got back to work on Gossip Girl.

17th September 2012

Fact: Newlywed actress Blake Lively returned to work on the set of Gossip Girl in New York on Monday (17Sep12) for the first time since exchanging vows with Ryan Reynolds. The couple wed in secret in Charleston, South Carolina on 9 September (12).

11th September 2012

Quote: "Right now, I'm so peaceful... I've never been happier in my life. It's the choice that you have to wake up every day and say, 'There's no reason today can't be the best day of my life'." Actress Blake Lively gushes about her happiness just a month before she wed her Green Lantern co-star Ryan Reynolds.

10th July 2012

Fact: New dad Barry Watson is to romance Blake Lively's Gossip Girl character on the final season of the hit series. The actor will play an entrepreneur named Steven Spence as the drama wraps up later this year (12)

2nd July 2012

Quote: "Working with Oliver is like the (Universal Studios) Jurassic Park ride; it's, like, you go on and it's beautiful and inspiring and you see things that you could never imagine seeing... and then there's a moment of fear and then you see something that's cute and cuddly and then it spits venom at you and then it gets more intense and then, like, the T-Rex is biting your head off and then you, like, go down a drop and you feel like you're gonna die, but then it's like refreshing at the end and you feel like, 'I survived'." Actress Blake Lively on the meaning behind her wrap gift to the crew of Oliver Stone's new film Savages. She bought them 'I Survived Oliver Stone' T-shirts.

26th June 2012

Quote: "I love Florence Welch. She's pure magic. I always admire people who make really strong choices. When you do something bold, it's usually because you feel really good in it." Actress Blake Lively is a big fan of the British pop star's fashion sense.

20th June 2012

Quote: "They were naked, I wasn't. That's a nice switch." Blake Lively on her threesome sex scenes with Taylor Kitsch and Aaron Johnson in new Oliver Stone movie Savages.

11th June 2012

Quote: "I went to the gun range and learned how to shoot a gun for the first time. It was awful. I asked myself, 'Why were these things ever invented? But I did feel good that my first three shots were straight to the heart. It's good to know - don't mess with me in a gun battle." Actress Blake Lively had weapon training for her role in upcoming crime thriller Savages.

15th February 2012

Fact: Gossip Girl star Blake Lively has about 600 pairs of shoes and houses her footwear in various New York City storage units to free up her closet space.

14th February 2012

Quote: "Newspapers say a lot of stuff, don't they? Though I wish I could afford half the places that I hear I'm looking at. Sign me up! You know, I'd like to own a place in the city one day. But that's my own business." Actress Blake Lively dismisses reports she's house-hunting with boyfriend Ryan Reynolds in New York City.

1st February 2012

Quote: "When I'm going to an event, I'll send Christian a picture of my outfit and say, 'What shoes do you think I should wear with this?'" Blake Lively relies on famed shoe designer Christian Louboutin to pick out her high heels.

24th October 2011

Quote: "I would marry her in a heartbeat if I had a sex change. She's absolutely perfect in every way." Elizabeth Hurley is a big fan of her Gossip Girl co-star Blake Lively.

8th August 2011

Fact: Gossip Girl star Blake Lively is losing her onscreen brother - actor Connor Paolo is quitting the hit show to focus on his new role on upcoming TV thriller Revenge. His character, Eric Van Der Woodsen, was last seen on the series preparing to head to college.

16th June 2011

Quote: "Every relationship you have, you're learning and growing and taking something from that. So, for me, it's never been too dramatic of a thing when something ends." Actress Blake Lively, who is reportedly dating Leonardo DiCaprio, is philosophical about break ups in her love life.

16th June 2011

Quote: "I got to do a lot of flight training in the flight simulator. It was unbelievable. Now I'm the coolest aunt ever." Actress Blake Lively had a blast preparing for her role as a pilot in new movie Green Lantern.

15th June 2011

Quote: "I am far too shy to walk around in a dress... with a slit up to my neck. So I thought, 'The only way I can wear this is to pretend I'm someone else. Who is somebody who completely owns her sexuality?' I thought, 'Marilyn Monroe!' So (I said), 'I'm going to be Marilyn Monroe tonight.'" Gossip Girl star Blake Lively channels sexy Hollywood icons on the red carpet.

1st June 2011

Quote: "People ask me why I don't tweet. Honestly, I'm so sick of myself." Actress Blake Lively is tired of her own publicity.

26th May 2011

Quote: "I very much think of myself as an old fogey. I like old movies, I like to sit at home and cook, I love being with my family and my nieces and nephews. I don't party, I don't go out and and I'm sure one day I'll really regret not tapping in and really living it up and exploring all the frivolities of youth." Blake Lively, 23, is worried she will regret not spending more time partying.

17th March 2011

Quote: "When I have bad days, I just eat lots of chocolate ice cream and dance to the Lion King soundtrack." Actress Blake Lively knows just what to do to beat the blues.

20th January 2011

Quote: "People were just downright mean to me. They would make fun of my clothes because I dressed differently than the other kids." Gossip Girl star Blake Lively was subject to high school bullies.

14th January 2011

Quote: "I actually never wanted to be an actor. I wanted to be a decorator or have a restaurant because of my great interest in eating." Gossip Girl star Blake Lively.

6th January 2011

Quote: "I'm much more of a homebody than a person who goes out. I don't think I've ever been to a club other than to see a band. I don't really find it that fun." Gossip Girl star Blake Lively prefers staying in.

9th December 2010

Fact: Actress Blake Lively has landed a high fashion role - she's the new face of Chanel. The Gossip Girl star has reportedly just shot her first handbag campaign for the revered French fashion house.

28th October 2010

Quote: "To my knowledge, there hasn’t been anything different. They're both wonderful people, and I just want the both of them to be happy." Jessica Szohr admits the breakdown of a real life romance between her Gossip Girl co-stars Blake Lively and Penn Badgley hasn't affected them on set.

16th September 2010

Quote: "When Blake Lively came in, she read the scenes for me so well, I asked her what part of Boston she was from." Ben Affleck was convinced the Californian actress was a fellow native of Boston, Massachusetts when she auditioned for his new bank heist movie THE TOWN because her accent was so good.

9th September 2010

Quote: "No. Why? I mean, I'm with myself all of the time. Why would I want to see myself on the internet? I can look in the mirror. I think it's destructive." Gossip Girl star Blake Lively never Googles herself.

27th August 2010

Fact: Gossip Girl star Blake Lively celebrated her 23rd birthday this week (beg23Aug10) with a low-key bash in New York City. The actress partied with 15 close pals and her co-stars Penn Badgley and Chace Crawford on Monday (23Aug10) ahead of her birthday on Wednesday (25Aug10).

19th August 2010

Quote: "I actually think that was the reason I got into acting: the free food. I literally remember on my first job being like, 'Yes! I get to have craft service every day!'" Actress Blake Lively loves receiving free meals during her work.

19th August 2010

Fact: Ben Affleck has interviewed Blake Lively, the star of his new movie THE TOWN, for Interview magazine. The couple shot a sex scene on the set the day they met.

13th January 2010

Quote: "I can snap into Serena very easily. The way I dress as Serena is pretty much the way I dress as me. I'm living in New York City, shooting in New York City. I'm in a comfort zone." GOSSIP GIRL star Blake Lively shares the same fashion sense as her TV character SERENA VAN DER WOODSEN.

11th January 2010

Fact: GOSSIP GIRL star Blake Lively has been cast as the female lead in upcoming comic book movie THE GREEN LANTERN. The action film, starring Ryan Reynolds in the title role, is due in cinemas next summer (11).

30th November 2009

Quote: "Blake is largely responsible for every nice thing I have. She's got great taste." GOSSIP GIRL actor Penn Badgley credits his co-star and real-life girlfriend Blake Lively with his good fashion sense.

27th November 2009

Quote: "I'm sitting in the audition room and the casting director says, 'Oh, Rebecca, she's on Gossip Girl, you would love this show!' Rebecca said, 'Oh, actually, I've never seen it because I live on a farm in Ireland with my husband; we don't have a TV.' And I thought, 'Goodness, somebody who lives on a farm in Ireland with Daniel Day-Lewis probably would not love Gossip Girl.'" GOSSIP GIRL star Blake Lively was terrified about auditioning for famed director Rebecca Miller.

27th November 2009

Quote: "I’m sitting in the audition room and the casting director says, ‘Oh, Rebecca, she’s on Gossip Girl, you would love this show!’ Rebecca said, ‘Oh, actually, I’ve never seen it because I live on a farm in Ireland with my husband; we don’t have a TV.’ And I thought, ‘Goodness, somebody who lives on a farm in Ireland with Daniel Day-Lewis probably would not love Gossip Girl." Blake Lively feared her TV show would cost her a lead role in writer/director Rebecca Miller's The Private Lives of Pippa Lee. She plays Robin Wright's title character as a young woman in the film.

14th November 2009

Quote: "My speciality is breakfast, but when I was in Thailand last year, I took a cooking course and learned to make amazing curries, pad thai, and coconut sorbet - and I make great homemade ice cream." GOSSIP GIRL star Blake Lively can cook up a storm in the kitchen.

13th November 2009

Quote: "I didn’t really realise the extent of it. That’s always kind of odd, but unbelievably flattering." GOSSIP GIRL star Blake Lively is surprised her hairdo is lauded the new "Rachel". Fans flocked to hairdressers in the 1990s to copy Jennifer Aniston's FRIENDS character Rachel's famed locks.

6th November 2009

Quote: "I grew up in L.A., but I was the only one in my family born there. I have a tight-knit Southern family, so whenever I tell people I'm from L.A., they say, 'Yeah, but you don't count' - I guess because of the way I eat: The more sugary and cheesy and fried, the better!" GOSSIP GIRL star Blake Lively's Southern roots are reflected in her favourite foods.

3rd November 2009

Quote: "I swipe my friends with, like, my phone or something - I slide it in their butts. Like in middle school! You say ‘Visa! Mastercard!’ Just to give somebody a jump. I’m a prankster.” GOSSIP GIRL star Blake Lively reveals her naughty on-set antics.

15th September 2009

Quote: "If you look at the lives we’re leading on the show and the lives we’re leading offscreen, I mean, they’re very similar. But it’s not weird, it doesn’t feel incestuous." Penn Badgley insists he doesn't find it strange working with and dating co-star Blake Lively.

1st September 2009

Quote: "I can pop my hip out of the joint. I think that's weird." GOSSIP GIRL star Blake Lively has hidden talents.

1st September 2009

Quote: "My house was filled with hundreds and hundreds of balloons, which was a very nice, romantic surprise." Blake Lively was thrilled with boyfriend Penn Badgley's birthday treat last week (25Aug09).

23rd April 2009

Quote: Its strange that youll be somewhere for five minutes, and then all of a sudden there are paparazzi outside. I dont now how people know what number to call, but they do. Its crazy - its like these 15 year old girls are spies. GOSSIP GIRL actress Blake Lively is suspicious of her teenage fans.

15th April 2009

Quote: "You see people who will open up their relationships, who are very affectionate on the red carpet or are doing a reality show with each other, and their relationship just seems to crumble, so I decided to keep a vow of silence." Blake Lively will never talk about her romance with GOSSIP GIRL co-star Penn Badgley.

12th November 2008

Quote: "I probably have, like, 60 gorgeous bags. I have a closet with my really sharp, fancy, nice ones - the ones that go with my Valentino pumps, for example. And then I have a closet with the ones that are a little more rugged-feeling - the kind that go with my Belstaff motorcycle boots." The recession means nothing to actress Blake Lively.

5th October 2008

Quote: "I grew up with the mindset that after work you go to dinner and watch a movie. I don't want to go to a club and not wear panties." Gossip Girls star Blake Lively has certain standards.

11th August 2008

Quote: "He's stoic and calm and confident. He's much more like (GOSSIP GIRL character) SERENA than I am." Actress Blake Lively's co-star and boyfriend Penn Badgley is in touch with his feminine side.

11th August 2008

Fact: GOSSIP GIRL star Blake Lively donned a bulldog costume in high school, when she starred as her alma mater's spirited school mascot.

11th August 2008

Quote: "I don't have that whole Angelina Jolie air to me. I wish that I did and that's an insecurity of mine. Some days I wake up and I'm like, 'Oh, I look good today!' and some days I wake up and feel like I look like a tranny (transvestite)." GOSSIP GIRL star Blake Lively is insecure about her looks.

30th July 2008

Fact: Actress Blake Lively's real-life father ERIC LIVELY plays her dad in movie sequel THE SISTERHOOD OF THE TRAVELING PANTS 2.

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