Gossip Girl Fun Facts, Quotes and Tweets

28th March 2014

Quote: "I quit years ago. It was always kind of a day job for me. Now I can tour... so I'm not pursuing acting - unless Joss Whedon wants to cast me as Thor." Former Gossip Girl star Taylor Momsen has no plans to return to acting now she's a successful rocker fronting The Pretty Reckless.

27th March 2014

Fact: Former Gossip Girl star Leighton Meester has showed off her musical skills once again with a cover of Fleetwood Mac's hit Dreams. The actress joined singer Dana Williams in a video posted on YouTube, in which the pals play guitars for an acoustic version of the 1977 classic.

20th February 2014

Quote: "I did four or five scenes... It's funny, I know like 80 per cent of the cast already, (show creator) Ryan Murphy calls up and is like, 'Come on (the show),' and my first question was, 'Do I have to sing?' I'm like, 'I'm not singing, I can't sing.'" Former Gossip Girl star Chace Crawford relished his upcoming guest role on Glee.

16th October 2013

Quote: "It was from watching too much Fresh Prince (of Bel Air). I stole it off Will (Smith)." Brit Ed Westwick perfected his American accent for Gossip Girl with multiple viewings of Will Smith's hit U.S. sitcom.

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 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).

31st October 2012

Tweet: "It's so cold in Nyc... May have to be an Eskimo or polar bear for Halloween!" Gossip Girl star Kelly Rutherford rethinks her Halloween costume after cold weather hits the Big Apple.

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).

2nd August 2012

Fact: TV presenter Alexa Chung filmed scenes for TV drama Gossip Girl in New York on Wednesday (01Aug12). It has yet to be confirmed whether the British beauty is making a cameo as herself or making her acting debut.

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)

25th May 2012

Tweet: "Hospital. Jaimes (sic) grandparents were in a car wreck. Send your thoughts." Gossip Girl actor Kevin Zegers asks fans for their prayers after his girlfriend Jamie Feld's family emergency.

18th May 2012

Quote: "It's kind of a good thing and a bad thing. I'm excited to for it to end because I'm ready for a new chapter, and at the same time, the thing I'll miss the most is the people that I work with. Everyone's like family - the crew, everyone that we work with every day in New York." Leighton Meester on saying goodbye to Gossip Girl when the hit TV show wraps after its upcoming sixth season.

6th April 2012

Tweet: "Looking like the sore ankle is broken. Oops. Betcha I look super hard with my walking boot on though." Gossip Girl star Kevin Zegers is nursing a nasty injury.

14th March 2012

Quote: "I'm not sure I ever want to get married. The only time a relationship is good is when you really love them. I don't want to hang out with some guy I just like." Gossip Girl star Leighton Meester is undecided about ever exchanging vows.

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 November 2011

Fact: Gossip Girl stars Zuzanna Szadkowski and Amanda Setton were forced to pull out of their performance in popular New York City play Love, Loss, and What I Wore on Thursday (10Nov11) after filming for their hit U.S. show ran late. An understudy and a former cast member were called in to save the day just minutes before curtain call.

2nd November 2011

Fact: Actress Michelle Trachtenberg is heading back to TV hit Gossip Girl for a multi-episode appearance. The former Buffy The Vampire Slayer star will reprise her role as Georgina Sparks for the cult series' upcoming 100th episode.

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.

1st September 2011

Tweet: "Blake and Leighton on the set today, both looking beautiful. My son besotted with Leighton......" British model/actress Elizabeth Hurley's nine-year-old son Damian is transfixed by his mother's Gossip Girl co-star Leighton Meester.

26th August 2011

Quote: "The main love of my life right now is my dog. Her name is Trudie, and she's a wire-haired dachshund. I adore her. I even knitted a scarf for her. Now, that's love!" Gossip Girl star Leighton Meester on her relationship status.

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.

14th July 2011

Tweet: "Fun first day on set - although the paparazzi outnumbered the crew." Elizabeth Hurley enjoyed her first day shooting scenes for TV show Gossip Girl in New York.

7th July 2011

Fact: The Vampire Diaries star Ian Somerhalder has fought off competition from Gossip Girl hunks Chace Crawford and Ed Westwick to be named the sexiest man in showbiz in a new British survey. Westwick came second in the poll for Britain's Cosmopolitan magazine, while his co-star came sixth. Twilight actor Robert Pattinson was voted third, while Johnny Depp came fourth and Taylor Lautner rounded out the top five.

28th June 2011

Fact: Gossip Girl star Michelle Trachtenberg is set to play a drug dealer in two upcoming episodes of hit U.S. series Weeds.

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.

8th April 2011

Quote: "I did just get a nice car. I got a Range Rover. I used to drive a (Honda) Prius." Gossip Girl star Jessica Szohr traded in her eco-friendly hybrid for a gas guzzler.

15th March 2011

Fact: Gossip Girl actress Kelly Rutherford has become the latest star to turn designer - she's created a handbag range for U.S. shopping channel Qvc.

4th February 2011

Quote: "I was working with Blake Lively the other day and she said, 'Oh, I just found out it looks like I'm doing a movie with your brother... He's gonna play my husband.' I go, 'Wait a second, I play your father, and my brother Alec's gonna play your husband? There is no justice in Hollywood!'" Gossip Girl star William Baldwin is jealous his actor brother Alec Baldwin gets to romance his onscreen daughter in a new movie project.

3rd February 2011

Quote: "He's awfully sexy." Gossip Girl star Leighton Meester on Hugh Laurie, her love interest in new film THE ORANGES.

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.

15th December 2010

Quote: "It's wonderful to be in love. And it's definitely wonderful to cuddle and have sex and get to experience life with somebody. But it's OK if you don't find him and you're 24. You can find it someday." Gossip Girl star Leighton Meester isn't in a rush to find love after splitting from boyfriend Sebastian Stan earlier this year (10).

26th November 2010

Quote: "I sit like a U.S. Marshal on these planes, constantly trying to check people out." Gossip Girl actress Katie Cassidy is a nervous flier.

17th November 2010

Quote: "Girls should be allowed to masturbate... Why is that such a hidden topic?" Outspoken Gossip Girl star Taylor Momsen likes to pleasure herself.

8th November 2010

Quote: "I was a shoplifter when I was 10 years old staying on a campsite in France and my friends persuaded me to steal a big bag of M&M's. I got caught by my dad, who was furious." Gossip Girl star Ed Westwick liked to play pranks during his childhood.

5th November 2010

Fact: Gossip Girl star Leighton Meester has signed up to become the face of Vera Wang's next fragrance.

3rd November 2010

Fact: Swedish singer Robyn has made a cameo appearance in hit U.S. TV show Gossip Girl, performing her hit HANG WITH ME.

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.

7th October 2010

Quote: "One of my bigger crushes was Eve. I loved her 'cause she was kind of hard. I love those tattoos." Gossip Girl star Penn Badgley was a big fan of the inked up rapper/actress.

1st October 2010

Quote: "My mother is far from happy. Mumsy hates it." Gossip Girl star Ed Westwick on his eight tattoos.

23rd September 2010

Quote: "He leant in to give me a goodnight kiss and I turned my head - not only did he smack his lips into my hair, but I smacked my head into the window of the car!" Gossip Girl star Leighton Meester on her most disastrous date.

19th September 2010

Quote: "Her style is obviously a very Debbie Harry kind of thing. She's pushing the envelope. I don't know about that. But I'm not her real dad." Gossip Girl star Matthew Settle isn't a fan of his TV daughter Taylor Momsen's gothic look for his real-life little girls.

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.

7th September 2010

Quote: "Cheryl is ideal. There's something about her accent that just does it for me. I'd love to take her for some good old-fashioned fish and chips. My dad is from the north-east and girls with those accents... well, they're just amazing." Gossip Girl star Ed Westwick has a crush on British pop star Cheryl Cole.

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).

23rd August 2010

Fact: Gossip Girl star Taylor Momsen was among the final choices to play Disney's HANNAH MONTANA. Miley Cyrus landed the TV and film role.

23rd August 2010

Quote: "If you consider smoking cigarettes rebelling, then sure, I am, but to get through this industry relatively sane, you need some sort of vice." Gossip Girl star and The Pretty Reckless singer Taylor Momsen on her nicotine habit.

21st August 2010

Quote: "I'd been listening to rock records, but I'd only seen a Britney Spears concert before that. So it was the first rock show I'd seen, and it was the first point where I was like, 'I wanna do that.'" Gossip Girl star Taylor Momsen on becoming inspired to rock at a White Stripes gig.

29th July 2010

Fact: Gossip Girl fans will soon be able to get their hands on nail polish shades inspired by the hit TV show. Designers at cosmetics giant O.P.I. have created a range of colours in line with the teen series, including Too Rich for You, Party in the Penthouse, and Scandals, Secrets and Sparkle.

28th July 2010

Quote: "Lola's a teenager so you have the, 'No, mom, that's just awful, what are you talking about?' versus Madonna, who's like, 'Well, I think it's cute.'" Gossip Girl star Taylor Momsen on working with mother-and-daughter fashion force Madonna and Lourdes Leon. Actress and rocker Momsen is the new face of the pair's Material Girl clothing line, which launches in America next month (Aug10).

27th July 2010

Fact: Gossip Girl star Chace Crawford showed off his karaoke skills for U.S. TV audiences on Monday night (26Jul10) by performing an impromptu rendition of GUNS N' ROSES' high-pitched hit SWEET CHILD O' MINE during an interview on LATE NIGHT WITH JIMMY FALLON.

18th July 2010

Quote: “I know it’s just hair and I can change it however I want. I haven’t shaved my head or anything like that. But, you know if I needed to! It’s part of my job to change my hair.” Gossip Girl star Leighton Meester wouldn't hesitate to chop and shave off her long locks for an acting role.

6th July 2010

Quote: "They’re all married! Scarlett Johansson is always one. Miranda Kerr is kind of one, but somebody told me she just got engaged. I like the older ones, the ones around my age, the Kristen Stewarts of the world don’t really do it for me. I’m a man with the eye on the older girl, I’m afraid." Gossip Girl hunk Ed Westwick reveals his celebrity crushes.

6th July 2010

Quote: "I have absolutely no time for Wayne Rooney right now. He should be shot. So there you go. He was terrible in the World Cup. He let us all down." Soccer-mad Gossip Girl star Ed Westwick was not impressed with the English striker's performance during the 2010 World Cup. England was knocked out of the competition by Germany last month (27Jun10).

6th July 2010

Quote: "Aww, I mean you know. It’s a little like this and a little like that. Look, I’m 23. How tied down can somebody be at 23 these days?" Gossip Girl star Ed Westwick continues to dodge speculation about his love life. The British actor was recently rumoured to have split from his longterm girlfriend and TV co-star Jessica Szohr in April (10).

8th June 2010

Quote: "I would kill to be Batman, simple as that. I could play the new version of American Psycho. I love that movie and I know every line from that movie." Gossip Girl star Ed Westwick is keen to emulate the career of fellow British actor Christian Bale.

6th May 2010

Quote: "I was chatting to a friend about speed-dating and JDate.com... I have a bunch of different accounts that no one even knows about." Gossip Girl star Chace Crawford dates anonymously online.

4th May 2010

Quote: "It's very loud. If you're not scared of guitars screaming at you and a 16-year-old girl yelling at you, then you'll like the record." Gossip Girl-star-turned rock singer Taylor Momsen on her debut release with new band The Pretty Reckless.

23rd April 2010

Quote: "I don’t really like pants, man. I like tights. I’m not really a pants person. I choose not to wear pants." Gossip Girl star Taylor Momsen isn't a fan of trousers.

28th October 2008

Quote: "He's a bit of whore this year." CHACE CRAWFORD isn't too keen on the promiscuous direction his Gossip Girls character NATE ARCHIBALD is taking.

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.

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