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.
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.
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.
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: "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.
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).
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).
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.
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)
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 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.
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.
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.
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).
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: "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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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).
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.
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.
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.
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).
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.