Gossip Girl is an American teen drama television series based on the novel series of the same name written by Cecily von Ziegesar. Narrated by the unknown, omniscient blogger "Gossip Girl" voiced by Kristen Bell , the series revolves around the lives of privileged upper-class adolescents living in Manhattan 's Upper East Side UES. The series begins with the return of Upper East Side teenage " it girl " Serena van der Woodsen Blake Lively from a mysterious absence. She is reunited with her frenemy Blair Waldorf Leighton Meester and her mother Lily Kelly Rutherford , and she also meets Dan Humphrey Penn Badgley —an aspiring writer from Brooklyn who is one of Serena's main love interests throughout the show. The success of Gossip Girl led to many adaptations outside the United States. The show received numerous award nominations and won 18 Teen Choice Awards.
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It's official! And while the new series won't feature the iconic Serena van der Woodsen or Blair Waldorf, it will definitely be filled with some amazing new characters and, of course, a whole lot of relationship drama. Speaking of relationships, while we wait for more news on the upcoming series, let's take a look at what the OG cast is up to, relationship-wise, because as wild as some of the story lines on Gossip Girl got, nothing beats the casts IRL romances. If you don't know about Blake's relationship status, you should probably remove yourself from the rock you've been under for, like, 9 years. Blake met her now husband, Ryan Reynolds, on the set of the superhero movie Green Lantern back in Penn and Blake broke up in September , while Scarlett and Ryan announced their divorce a few months later. After that, the two started getting spotted together in late , but didn't confirm their relationships until their surprise wedding in September
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After watching the couple's relationship develop on-screen, viewers got to see the two take the next step in their budding romance when they got engaged last season. Now, with wedding planning a big plot point for Season 6, viewers will finally get to see it all come together. Well, we're certainly excited to see our favorite TV couple say 'I do. So, is the actor and showrunner in a relationship? When the longtime host asked how the actor came out, the American Pie dad answered: "I believe it was mom who just actually said, 'OK, are you gay?
Daniel "Dan" Randolph Humphrey is a main character in the Gossip Girl novels and it's television adaptation. He is portrayed by Penn Badgley. Dan has an on-again, off-again relationship with Serena van der Woodsen and the two have the longest running relationship on the show. Dan and Serena finally get married in the finale. In the sixth season , Dan reveals himself to be the anonymous blogger known as Gossip Girl.