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‘Gossip Girl’ Wisdom: 50 Ways To Make Your Life Better

August 19th, 2014 7:07pm EDT
‘Gossip Girl’ Wisdom: 50 Ways To Make Your Life Better
Serena (Blake Lively), Blair (Leighton Meester), Nate (Chace Crawford), Chuck (Ed Westwick), Dan (Penn Badgley), Jenny (Taylor Momsen) and a coterie of others had it all. But “all” was more than just clothes, travel via private jet, and elevators that open right into the penthouse. They had a point of view as inspiring as the one from their expansive terraces.

I realized this when recently binge-watching the iconic show that ran from 2007 to 2012. Although I could have done without seasons three and four, I found one, two, five and six rather entertaining. Even though the plots are thin an...
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Don’t Move To New York City Based Solely On What You See On TV: A User’s Guide

July 28th, 2014 2:00pm EDT
Don’t Move To New York City Based Solely On What You See On TV:
As a born and bred New Yorker, I’m drawn to shows about my city, taking comfort in the familiar sights and settings; yet I often find myself asking, “Did the writers of some of these shows ever step foot in Manhattan?”

I can shake off the inconsistencies, but I sometimes wonder about all the people saving their babysitting and paper route money hoping to someday move to the Big Apple hoping to mirror the glamorous life seen on the small screen.

Hence, a guide to separating fact from fiction:

‘Smash’ only lasted two seasons, but it was long enough to get your hopes up that moving here wo...
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20 Celebrities With Dimples

May 10th, 2014 8:00pm EDT
20 Celebrities With Dimples
A few stars in the entertainment industry have been blessed with dimples, making them appear forever young. Some celebs' indented cheeks are more prominent than others, but we find both kinds equally appealing.

Australian model Miranda Kerr has very visible dimples on her cheeks. Whenever she smiles, her dimples appear. She is most known for her work as a Victoria's Secret Angel and her (now ended) marriage to actor Orlando Bloom.

Kerr has her own skincare line, Kora Organics. She once told Cosmpolitan magazine that she uses coconut oil for her beautiful skin, shiny hair and slim body.

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Leighton Meester To Make Broadway Debut Opposite James Franco

December 9th, 2013 1:04pm EST
Leighton Meester
Leighton Meester is heading to Broadway. The former "Gossip Girl" star will appear in a stage production of the Depression-era drama "Of Mice And Men."

The actress will play lonely farm beauty Curly's Wife in the show, which is based on the 1937 novel by John Steinbeck.

James Franco will star as migrant worker George, while Chris O'Dowd will play the mnetally disabled Lennie. Tony award winner Anna Shapiro is directing.

Meester made headlines last month after reportedly getting engaged to actor boyfriend Adam Brody after less than a year of dating. The couple worked together on 2011 movi...
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Adam Brody And Leighton Meester Reportedly Engaged

November 20th, 2013 10:28pm EST
Adam Brody and Leighton Meester engaged
Former Gossip Girl star Leighton Meester is set to marry boyfriend Adam Brody after less than a year of dating.

According to Wonderwall, the couple celebrated their engagement on November 10 with a Los Angeles party for friends and family.

A source also confirmed the news to Us Weekly, which broke the news that the couple were an item back in February.

The couple worked together on 2011 movie "The Oranges" and started seeing each other earlier this year.

"Leighton and Adam are crazy about each other and have talked about getting married eventually," another source told Star magazine. "B...
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Leighton Meester Won't Reprise Role In 'Veronica Mars,' Twin Sister Singer Cast Instead

July 15th, 2013 8:20am EDT
Leighton Meester
Scheduling problems have prevented Leighton Meester from reprising her role in the upcoming big-screen remake of "Veronica Mars." Original cast members including Kristen Bell and Krysten Ritter have signed up for the film; however, creator Rob Thomas was unable to secure the former "Gossip Girl" star for the flick. She would have played Carrie Bishop.

Thomas posted on official Kickstarter.com: "Sadly, Leighton was doing a different movie during the same time frame on the wrong coast. In the end, she was unavailable. One of the reasons I wanted Leighton, beyond her talent/beauty/history in ...
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Leighton Meester Dating Adam Brody

February 6th, 2013 9:16am EST
Leighton Meester
Actor Adam Brody has been secretly romancing Gossip Girl star Leighton Meester, according to a report.

The pair struck up a friendship when they appeared in 2011 movie The Oranges together, and editors at Us Weekly magazine claim the stars are now dating.

Brody and Meester reportedly travelled to Bangkok together earlier this year and were seen at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art on Friday.

 A source tell the publication, "They were always close and friendly."
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Leighton Meester Gets Daring In A Topless Shoot For Flaunt Magazine

November 24th, 2012 4:32pm EST
Leighton Meester
Leighton Meester takes racy to a whole new level in a new shoot for Los Angeles-based Flaunt magazine.

Leighton stars as the cover girl for the November issue, which is on newsstands now, and in the issue itself she sheds her top, gets fondled by another woman, and cavorts with two nude men (sorry, you'll have to go to the official site to see that photo).

"It was the best magazine cover shoot EVER," Leighton says. "Everyone was so open. The clothes were amazing and the pictures turned out great."

Last month filming wrapped on the sixth and final season of the star's hit show Gossip Girl...
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10 Dysfunctional Celebrity Families

October 24th, 2012 6:00pm EDT
Lindsay & Dina Lohan
Lindsay Lohan and her family seem to make headlines every week these days. The Lohans have a lot of drama in their lives that seemingly gets worse year after year.

Most recently, the actress' father Michael attempted an intervention with his daughter, whom he believes is back on drugs. She called the cops, and her father had to leave her property.

Prior to that incident, Linday and her mother got into a nasty fight that ended in police going to their Long Island family home. Meanwhile, Lindsay's younger sister Ali has been accused of having an eating disorder because of her incredibly ski...
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Leighton Meester Wins Court Battle Against Her Mom

June 6th, 2012 10:50pm EDT
Leighton Meester
Actress Leighton Meester has won a court battle against her mother after the Gossip Girl star's mom alleged her daughter had promised to pay her $10,000 every month for life.

The TV star filed suit against her mom Constance last year, accusing her of misusing the monthly allowance intended for her little brother Lex, who suffers from severe medical issues, on cosmetic surgery, Botox injections and hair extensions for herself.

Meester further blasted Constance for trying to wring more money out of her by claiming they had an oral contract in place, which required the actress provide financ...
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MTV Movie Awards: Emma Watson, Jessica Biel, Kristen Stewart & More Stars Rock The Red Carpet

June 4th, 2012 9:38am EDT
Emma Watson
"The Hunger Games" and the "Twilight" franchise took center stage at Sunday night's MTV Movie Awards, taking home four and two awards, respectively. But let's be honest - many also tuned in to see the fashion!

"Harry Potter" actress Emma Watson looked adorable in a short multi-colored dress, while Kristen Stewart was her usual quirky self in a silver, yellow and purple dress.

Jessica Biel channeled the 70s with stick straight hair and a white long-sleeved dress. Charlize Theron, whose film "Snow White And The Huntsman" dominated theaters over the weekend, looked amazing in a red strapless...
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'Gossip Girl's' Sixth Season Will Be Its Last

May 17th, 2012 5:22pm EDT
Gossip Girl
Bosses at The CW network just announced "Gossip Girl" will end after a shortened 11-episode sixth season next fall. The show is based on Cecily von Ziegesar's book series of the same name.

"Gossip Girl" debuted strongly in 2007 and quickly became a global phenomenon. Blake Lively, Leighton Meester, Chace Crawford, Ed Westwick and Penn Badgley star.

CW execs revealed the final storyline to UsMagazine.com. It will revolve around an unstable Serena van der Woodsen, the New York socialite played by Lively: "Serena has gone off the grid, beyond even the reach of Gossip Girl. Her friends fear f...
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Beyonce, Scarlett Johansson, Rihanna & More Stars Sizzle At Costume Institute Gala

May 8th, 2012 9:00am EDT
Beyonce
The "Schiaparelli and Prada: Impossible Conversations" Costume Institute Gala at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City was the place to be on Monday night.

New mom Beyonce stunned in a sheer black and purple dress that showed off her muscular legs. Rihanna was glamorous in a black form-fitted gown, while an adorable Emma Stone wore a short red cocktail dress.

Other stars shining in their designer duds included a golden Jessica Alba, a regal Scarlett Johansson, and a sparkling Cameron Diaz.

See tons of photos of the stars...

Rihanna

Jessica Biel & Justin Timberlake

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Sexy Women Heating Up The Silver Screen - 2012 Summer Edition

May 5th, 2012 11:00am EDT
Rock Of Ages
The summer block buster movie season is upon us and looks to be the most promising one in quite some time. 'The Avengers,' opened last night to much rave review, as it looks to possibly break a box office record this weekend. Soon to follow will be 'The Dark Knight Rises,' 'The Amazing Spider-man' and 'Battleship' just to name a few of the most anticipated movies of the 2012 summer.

In honor of this summer movie season, we wanted to showcase the sexy female stars that will be heating up the silver screen. Check out the list and ladies, don't forget to come back tomorrow for the men. Enjoy!...
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Celebrities In Green: Who Wears It Best?

March 17th, 2012 9:00am EDT
Holly Madison
Top of the morning everyone and happy St. Patrick's Day! To honor the day and the traditional wearing of green, we thought we'd highlight a few celebrities dressed in green.

Flip through the slideshow and be sure to let us know who you think looks best in green. Enjoy!

Stacy Keibler

Brooklyn Decker

Gwyneth Paltrow

Freida Pinto

Angelina Jolie

Christina Hendricks

Nikki Reed

Elizabeth Reaser

Nicky Whelan

Miranda Kerr

Annalynne McCord

Emma Roberts

Ellen Page

Christina Ricci

Victoria Justice

Leighton Meester

Wh...
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Leighton Meester: 'I'm Not Sure I Ever Want To Get Married'

March 13th, 2012 1:00pm EDT
Leighton Meester in Marie Claire
Leighton Meester is the cover girl on the April issue of Marie Claire, which hits newsstands Tuesday, March 20. The "Gossip Girl" star talks about relationships, what is was like being a kid and more.

Leighton's mother was incarcerated on drug-related charges shortly after her daughter was born. Last fall she accused her daughter for cutting her off financially and the two filed lawsuits against each other.

On her family life growing up Leighton says: "My family has a crazy history. Probably the craziest I've heard of." She continues: "I look back now and I see it in a nice light. It wa...
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'Gossip Girl' Heading To China

March 6th, 2012 12:48pm EST
Gossip Girl
American teen drama Gossip Girl is set for an Eastern makeover as the show heads to China.

The hit TV series, starring Blake Lively and Leighton Meester as wealthy New York socialites, is to be revamped for Asian audiences and transformed into China Girl, which will be filmed in Mandarin, with creators Josh Schwartz and Stephanie Savage acting as consultants.

The new show will feature a Chinese cast and is likely to include less racy storylines than its American counterpart to adhere to the country's strict broadcasting regulations.

It is due to debut in November, according to the Los...
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Blake Lively Does Her Best Marilyn Monroe Impression (Photos)

January 19th, 2012 2:49pm EST
Gossip Girl 100th episode
The 100th episode of "Gossip Girl" airs Monday, Jan. 30, and will open with a musical dream sequence featuring Serena (Blake Lively), Blair (Leighton Meester) and all the men in their lives (Penn Badgley, Chace Crawford, Ed Westwick and Hugo Becker). Leighton plays Audrey Hepburn while Blake channels Marilyn Monroe.

Do you think Blake makes a believable Marilyn? She wears a strapless pink dress, gloves and many jewels, mimicking "Diamonds Are a Girl's Best Friend" from "Gentlemen Prefer Blondes." Check out more photos on the following pages.

The episode will also focus on Chuck (Westwick...
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Fashion Fails: Blake Lively, Justin Bieber, And More

November 25th, 2011 9:00am EST
Blake Lively
It's Fashion Fail Friday! That means we take a break from letting you know how good all of your favorite stars look to show the other side of fashion - the fails!

You'd think that the Gossip Girl stars would know a thing or two about fashion. However, for every one of Blake Lively's fashion masterpieces we get something like the above. She looks like she's getting ready for Gossip Girl on Ice with that figure skating getup!

Her co-star Leighton Meester must have gotten the memo, because her gown with a tattered hem was ready for triple axles as well!

Doesn't Justin Bieber look... u...
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Leighton Meester's Mom Attacks Actress As She Faces Life On The Streets

November 2nd, 2011 10:09pm EDT
Leighton Meester
Gossip Girl star Leighton Meester's mother has taken aim at the actress for allegedly turning her back on the family at a time when they desperately need her financial support.

Constance Meester claims her daughter has cut her off and she and the actress' younger brother Lex face the holidays without a home now that she has stopped aiding them financially.

In an exclusive interview with In Touch magazine, the miserable mom says, "My car was taken away. My house has gone into default, and we can't afford food. I only have $26 left. If something doesn't happen soon, we'll be homeless by the...
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Elizabeth Hurley's Son 'Dates' Blake Lively

October 17th, 2011 12:42pm EDT
Elizabeth Hurley's Son
Elizabeth Hurley's nine-year-old son enjoyed his "first date" with Blake Lively after the actress offered to take him out for ice cream.

British model/actress Hurley has joined the cast of Lively's hit TV show Gossip Girl and her young son Damian has been visiting her on set as she films in New York.

Hurley has revealed her co-star offered to take care of the youngster one evening when she was working late and Damian was thrilled.

She tells Britain's You magazine, "Damian is in love with both Blake and (co-star) Leighton (Meester). Over the summer he was on the set the entire time... ...
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Spotlight: The Beautiful And Talented 'Gossip Girl' Star Blake Lively

September 26th, 2011 1:00pm EDT
bl
Are all you Gossip Girl fans ready for tonight's premiere? We are, and in anticipation of the season five premiere we wanted to spotlight one of its most beautiful and talented rising stars Blake Lively.

Twenty-four year old actress Blake Lively seems like she has it all- the good looks, the booming career and the hot boyfriend, Leonardo DiCaprio. Who else is jealous? Born and raised in Los Angeles, Blake’s family was in the entertainment business which meant she was destined to catch the acting bug. Blake has said about her family, “My whole family's been in the business. My...
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Leighton Meester Wants Her Mother's Lawsuit Thrown Out

September 7th, 2011 8:25am EDT
Leighton Meester
Gossip Girl star Leighton Meester has asked a judge to dismiss her mom's breach of contract lawsuit, insisting it's based on a "non-existent" agreement between the pair.

Constance Meester is suing her famous daughter over claims the actress reneged on an oral agreement to pay her $10,000 every month for life.

However, Leighton's attorneys argue no such deal is in place. In a petition filed last week, the star's legal team contends the suit should be thrown out since Constance is suing over "a non-existent management agreement."

Leighton sued her mom in July in a bid to have a judge dec...
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Leighton Meester's 'Lovestruck' Psychic Reading With Vera Wang

August 25th, 2011 2:34pm EDT
Leighton Meester
How did Leighton Meester celebrate the launch of Vera Wang's new fragrance Lovestruck? By getting her palm read at the NYC launch on August 24th!

Meester, who is the star of the campaign, hosted an intimate cocktail party at Jimmy at the James Hotel to celebrate Vera's latest perfume with guests and their dates creating their own 'Lovestruck' moments with psychic readings, hand-writing analysis and signature cocktails inspired by the notes of the fragrance.

But, seriously how gorgeous does Leighton look? Running to Macy's now for some Lovestruck!
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Selena Gomez, Leighton Meester & Katie Cassidy Star In 'Monte Carlo,' Coming To DVD & Blu-ray Oct. 18

August 14th, 2011 8:30am EDT
Monte Carlo
Bon Voyage! Take a journey across the ocean with a trio of friends who make front page headlines when a dream trip turns into a hilarious case of mistaken identity. The delightful jet-setting comedy Monte Carlo arrives on Blu-ray and DVD on October 18th. Produced by Academy Award-winner Nicole Kidman, Monte Carlo will take you on a fanciful ride through the picturesque sights of Europe – with three charming girls in tow!

Actress and pop sensation Selena Gomez lights up the screen as Grace, a high-spirited high school graduate looking forward to a vacation in Paris with her best friend Emma...
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Leighton Meester's Lawsuit Against Mother Gets Messy

July 26th, 2011 8:29am EDT
Leighton Meester
Leighton Meester's legal battle with her mother has turned ugly - her mom has filed a countersuit over allegations of misused funds and accused the actress of assaulting her last year.

The "Gossip Girl" star is suing Constance Meester amid claims she took her daughter's monthly payments of $7,500, intended to take care of her brother Alexander, who suffers from severe medical issues, and used them for cosmetic enhancements for herself.

Constance is also accused of trying to wring more money from Leighton by declaring they had agreed on an oral contract which required the star to pay her $...
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Leighton Meester Files Lawsuit Against Her Mother

July 23rd, 2011 12:00pm EDT
Meester,_Leighton
Leighton Meester is suing her mother over allegations she misused a monthly allowance the Gossip Girl star set aside for her little brother.

The actress sends Constance Meester $7,500 every month to look after younger sibling Lex, who suffers from severe medical issues.

But according to a lawsuit obtained by TMZ.com, Leighton claims her mom used the money for cosmetic surgery, Botox injections and hair extensions.

Constance is also accused of trying to wring more money from the 25 year old by declaring they had an oral contract which required Leighton to pay her $10,000 every month for l...
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Which Celebrities Have The 'Best Summer Bodies?'

July 20th, 2011 11:09am EDT
Kim Kardashian
MensHealth.com and WomensHealthMag.com just released their "Best Summer Bodies" lists. Comprised of actors, musicians, and professional athletes, the lists reveal the fittest and hottest beach-ready bodies.

"True Blood" star Joe Manganiello reigns atop the men's list. He follows a 2,500 calorie-a-day diet and does two-a-day workouts focusing on total body circuit training.

"Glee" funny girl Heather Morris took first place for the best female body. She stays toned and stress-free by "Piloxing" – a mix of Pilates, boxing and dance.

Following are the top 10 lists:

Hottest Men

Joe Manga...
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Who Are TV's All-Time Sexiest Couples?

June 27th, 2011 2:00pm EDT
Buffy the Vampire Slayer
Buffy and Angel from cult TV show "Buffy The Vampire Slayer" have topped a new magazine poll to find TV's All-Time Sexiest Couples.

The pair, played by Sarah Michelle Gellar and David Boreanaz, beat out "Moonlighting's" David and Maddie (Bruce Willis and Cybill Shepherd) and Father Ralph and Meggie (Richard Chamberlain and Rachel Ward) from "The Thorn Birds" in the Entertainment Weekly countdown.

"Gossip Girl" couple Chuck and Blair - played by Ed Westwick and Leighton Meester - and "Battlestar Galactica's" Number Six and Gaius Baltar (Tricia Helfer and James Callis) round out the top fiv...
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Trailer Talk: This Week In Movies - 'Transformers: Dark Of The Moon,' 'Larry Crowne,' & More

June 27th, 2011 10:45am EDT
Transformers
Last week I saw the Cameron Diaz comedy “Bad Teacher,” which was just about as disappointing as “Green Lantern.” In many ways the film tries to mimic “Bad Santa” and go for outrageous laughs, but the writers force these ridiculous moments and don’t really give their protagonist any redeeming qualities in the end. For more of my thoughts, check out the full review.

Hitting the box office this week are the epic Michael Bay outing “Transformers: Dark of the Moon,” the Tom Hanks romantic dramedy “Larry Crowne,” the Selena Gomez teenage vacation adventure “Monte Carlo,” the John C. Reilly ind...
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