In real life, it is always friendship that remains constant. But Gossip Girl curved love to be constant and friendship is a variable thing.
The privileged youth of Manhattan has interestingly reversed the equation thus creating the concept of “Gossip Girl.”
Voiced by Kristen Bell, Gossip Girl has been sparking mysteries of the Upper East Side. Each episode begins with an introductory and now famous line “Gossip Girl here, your one and only source into the scandalous lives of Manhattan’s elite.” This teen drama show is based on the popular book authored by Cecily von Ziegesar while the on screen drama is written by The O.C.’s Josh Schwartz and Stephanie Savage. The story gives viewers a peek of New York’s elite teen group. Come on let’s us spoil some secrets from the Gossip Girl.
Serena van der Woodsen played by Blake Lively lead the casting of Gossip Girl. Her fictional character is often described as the “It Girl”. Serena seems to have it all. This rich and famous girl is always a threat to the other girls on the campus. Her best friend and occasional rival Blaire Wardolf played by Leighton Meester gives her the supporting role on screen. Unlike Serena, Blair possesses a snobbish personality. She is tagged as the Queen Bee of Constance Billard School. Despite her being comically vain and overachiever Blair can still be good at heart, sometimes. Gossip Girl also splurges the mysteries of other characters. She follows the story of Chuck Bass (Ed Westwick) who is described as the bad boy of the Upper East Side. Chuck and Nate Archibald (Chase Crawford) has been long time friends since their childhood days. The golden boy Nate is always being fought over by Serena and Blair. Joining the elite circle are Dan Humphrey (Penn Badgley) the kind hearted man who aspired to become a writer, Vanessa Abrams (Jessica Szohr) a sullen and budding filmmaker at Constance, Dan’s sister Jenny Humphrey (Taylor Momsen) who dreadfully tries to become the next Queen Bee and Serene’s younger brother Eric van der Woodsen (Connor Paolo).
No one loves mysteries and surprises more than the Gossip Girl. The ironic relationships of New York’s ultra rich kids are publicly exposed by the mysterious blogger. These rich and famous youngsters are obsessed with money and appearance, making 16 the new 30 in their culture. In their pursuits of success and happiness, parents fret that their children grow up too fast. Conversely speaking, these youngsters complain that grown-ups just refuse to grow old. Anyhow, this is the essence of the story.
The CW Network stirs up the characters of the famous novel into making a top rated TV series. Its debut series was watched by 3.50 million viewers. Since the novel’s screen dramatization aired on 2007, Gossip Girl has received accolades from different award giving bodies. The 4th season has started airing last January 24 at 9pm ET/PT on the CW network.
“And who am I? That’s one secret I’ll never tell. You know you love me, xoxo, Gossip Girl.” Some episodes end with Gossip Girl saying “You know you love me. xoxo, Gossip Girl.”