After graduating from high school he enrolled in Pepperdine University and studied advertising, business and communications.
It wasn't until his sophomore year that his mother encouraged him to give acting a shot.
Nate broke Blair's heart, and then had his heart broken by Serena, while Chuck bedded every model and wannabe socialite above 60 Then: Brooklyn rebel Jenny Humphrey never quite fit in with the UES crowd — but that didn't stop her from climbing all the way to the top of those Met steps.
She went from an impressionable minion to the Queen Bee of Constance, but it wasn't built to last; after GG reveals that Jenny slept with Chuck, she's slut-shamed and banished to somewhere upstate (past the Bronx, even, we think).
She gave birth in a hospital and then cared for Leighton for three months in a halfway house before turning Leighton over to her grandmother and returning to prison.
Blake Lively and Penn Badgley have been an item since way back when Dan and Serena were a thing.
People could buy into this world."And it worked, Lively continued.
“At the time, I was wearing the same clothes and doing fashion shoots, and dating the same person that my character was dating—or sometimes that person [Dan] was my brother, you never know with Serena—and because of that, what people were projecting onto me was that I was Serena.
Jenny most encapsulated the crushing humiliation, joy and, well, more crushing humiliation of being a teenager, finally harnessing her ambition and talent into a clothing line (which is much cooler than a headband).
preferring to focus her attention on her band, The Pretty Reckless.
, we thought we'd take this opportunity to check in with the show's stars.
We know Chuck and Blair had a kid, and Dan and Serena got hitched.
’s Blake Lively and Penn Badgley—aka Serena van der Woodsen and Dan Humphrey—fell in love IRL.