The two dated for three years, starting in , and broke up in when they were both just They initially denied the romance and said they were just friends—in part, Blake Lively revealed to Vanity Fair in their year Gossip Girl oral history piece , because they thought they'd get in trouble at work. They wanted that, because then it fed their whole narrative. People could buy into this world.
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Gossip Girl Reboot Date, Cast, Plot, and Rumors
It was a puzzling revelation for many fans, but it actually wasn't the original plan. Fan favorite character Nate Archibald was originally supposed to be Gossip Girl, as writer and executive producer Joshua Safran revealed in a new interview on Sunday, Nov. As it turns out, he actually doesn't know, because he wasn't a part of that decision. Although he said that he understood why Dan ended up being Gossip Girl, Safran had his "heart set" on Nate being the elusive blogger, which was the plan for a while. Safran previously hinted at Nate being a candidate for Gossip Girl in a Vulture interview back in , but this is the first time it's been confirmed that Nate was Gossip Girl before plans changed. As fans may recall, after becoming the editor-in-chief of the Spectator during Season 5, Nate not only started to send in the occasional tip to Gossip Girl when needed, he established a direct line of communication with the blogger, evidently shutting down the possibility that it was actually him. The true original plan was for Eric van der Woodsen, Serena's little bro, to be revealed as Gossip Girl, but the writers ditched the plotline after a leaked story spoiled the fun for everyone.
Recently, it seems like all of our fave childhood shows have been cropping up in the form of reboots. Hearing about a Lizzie McGuire reunion sent fans into a frenzy in October of , but it's the news of Gossip Girl hitting the small screen yet again that's caused the online world to collectively eye roll. One reason is that it's reminding us why the character of Dan Humphrey was the absolute worst.
Subscriber Account active since. Executive producer Stephanie Savage claims to E! News that the writers always knew Dan was Gossip Girl and that the big secret was almost revealed in the first episode.