Ten Things You Didn’t Know about Gossip Girl

"Gossip Girl" Celebrates 100 Episodes

It has been a year and a half since Gossip Girl ended its six season run on the CW in December of 2012. However, a few weeks ago Penn Badgley who played outcast Dan Humphrey made an announcement to fans watching his band Mother perform reminding them that he was Gossip Girl. After filming ended, Badgley thought making his character be the tell-all gossip did not make any sense since there were so many times Dan would be reading a post and be totally amazed by what he saw. Here are ten other fascinating facts about the teen drama.

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Tim Gerstenberger received a BA degree in Communication from Saginaw Valley State University and a MSA degree in Human Resources from Central Michigan University. He currently works as a Recruiter for Chemical Bank, one of the largest banks headquartered in the state of Michigan. His past work has been published on Yahoo! and Examiner. He also contributes to other television/celebrity based websites. He has had a passion for TV since an early age and some of his current favorite shows include: Friends, The Office, How I Met Your Mother, Happy Endings, Friday Night Lights, Bones, The Mindy Project, Chicago Fire, and The Good Wife. He currently resides in the Bay City, Michigan area.
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    Ed Westwick was the last cast because of VISA issues and objections from the NETWORK not the producers. The CW network brass didn’t want Ed for the part because they thought he looked like a serial killer. The producers, Stephanie Savage and Josh Schwartz actually LOVED him and fought for him. Also, one way that Stephanie Savage got Penn Badgley to take the role was by allowing him to re-write his part.