We can't put it in writing, but we promise you can go.' So that's why I said, 'OK. I'll do this.'"She never ended up finishing college.4.

Leighton Meester Was Underwhelmed By the Audition Process: "I think it was just the normal, typical pilot season audition for me," she recalled. I got it."But her recollection doesn't entirely match her actions at the time.

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And They Weren't BFFs: "Blake and Leighton were not friends," Safran continued.

"They were friendly, but they were not friends like Serena and Blair.

There were people taking pictures the whole time and paparazzi jumping in front of the cameras—it felt like we were part of a cultural experiment...

There was something neat about that." emails and stealing scripts to sell online."Our scripts were ending up online, and we couldn't figure out how," one of the show's producers recalled. We didn't understand what was happening, because everything was getting leaked, every detail... It was like there was a 'Gossip Girl' in our system."14.

A teenager, I think either [from] Russia or Bulgaria, had hacked one of the writer's e-mails, and was selling scripts on e Bay. Westwick Still Doesn't Know Who the Real Gossip Girl Is: Even though the season finale revealed who'd been signing "xoxo, gossip girl" all those years, Westwick didn't get the memo."I still am not sure who GG was lol," he admitted to .15.

But they were underage, so they couldn't be prosecuted. A Reboot Isn't Off the Table: When asked about a potential spin-off series or reunion show, both the producers and the cast didn't completely deny it.

They first bonded at an Arctic Monkeys concert."We had these girls coming up to us, and they were kind of freaking out about it: 'Oh, we costume designer Eric Daman explained.

"He had a very big influence on menswear and how men dress today, and on what getting dressed up means.

"Yeah, I don't really hear [talk of] that," Meester said.