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.
Quote: "It would be amazing, wouldn't it?. I think she's a fine young woman." Actor Ed Westwick thinks his Gossip Girl co-star Chace Crawford and royal sister-in-law Pippa Middleton would make the perfect couple. The pair was spotted hanging out together in New York during Pippa's trip to the city.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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).
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).
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.
Fact: Ed Westwick's manipulative GOSSIP GIRL character is going gay - in a bid to win his girlfriend a place at university. Rich kid CHUCK BASS will have a same-sex smooch with actor NEAL BLEDSOE in the show's upcoming third season.
Quote: "At first people were freaking out and thought I was faking it. I remember people hanging outside our trailers at the beginning of the show and they were really freaked out by it." GOSSIP GIRL star Ed Westwick shocks Americans onset with his native English accent.
Quote: "It might look a bit funny if I was walking down the street in something I'd worn on the telly the night before." British actor Ed Westwick doesn't take any of his GOSSIP GIRL clothes home with him.
Quote: "It has been tried a few times but they mainly arent very good. Although LEIGHTON (MEESTER) is fond of doing her Keira Knightley (impersonation), and shes funny with it. The rest of them are pretty over the top like most Americans are when they try to do an accent." Ed Westwick loves it when his GOSSIP GIRL co-stars try to mimic his British accent.
Quote: "I heard he was thinking about moving out. I don't give a s**t. More space for me." Ed Westwick is not upset his GOSSIP GIRL co-star and housemate Chace Crawford is leaving their New York apartment.
Quote: "I have used his name before and just said, 'Hi, I'm Chuck Bass,' like a catchphrase. It makes me giggle." British actor Ed Westwick uses his GOSSIP GIRL character to chat up women.
Fact: British stars including Ed Westwick and Vinnie Jones turned out for a celebrity soccer match in Los Angeles on Saturday (02May09). The British side was thrashed 10-4 by the Rest of the World team at the LA Galaxy stadium, but there was some consolation for Westwick - the Gossip Girl star was named man of the match.
Quote: "(I want) way more - theyre addictive. Get one. Youll never look back. Live fast, die young. Be a good-looking corpse. Leave a good-looking tattoo." GOSSIP GIRL star Ed Westwick is a big fan of body art.
Quote: "I once cracked an egg on a girl's head. I can't remember the details, but she tried to make me look like an idiot... I just brought an egg into school, kept it in a box, and then cracked it on her head at the end of the day. Now that I think about it, that's pretty weird." GOSSIP GIRL star Ed Westwick on one of his most vengeful moments growing up.
Quote: "I still try to go out and do the things I want to do, but I've never been one for going to trendy clubs in New York. I'd much rather go to a friend's house or a quiet bar." GOSSIP GIRL star Ed Westwick keeps a low profile in the Big Apple.
Quote: "Luckily I have a good ear for it and being around Americans all the time has meant it has become second nature." GOSSIP GIRL star Ed Westwick on how he perfected his American accent to land the part in the hit U.S. TV show.
Quote: "People think CHACE is gay, and thought I was gay, that we were humping. It's not true, but hilarious." Ed Westwick laughs off rumours he is in a gay relationship with GOSSIP GIRL co-star CHACE CRAWFORD.