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Taylor Momsen Spotted With Engagement Ring?

Taylor Momsen

Oh, how we’re torn on this one. Taylor Momsen was spotted with a big ol’ rock on her left ring finger in Manchester this morning. Should we assume the 17-year-old hellion is betrothed? While it seems highly possible that Momsen doesn’t respect the marital implications of her jewelry—it’s not like she respects anything else—we also wouldn’t be shocked to see her “settle down” with some scuzzball she met flashing the crowd with The Pretty Reckless. The problem with playing What Would Taylor Momsen Do is that the answer is likely Anything You Put In Front Of Her. Maybe she just found the ring in that dumpster behind her.

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Leighton Meester Talks Parties In Her Panties For Allure

Leighton Meester

We know that interviews aren’t usually taken during photo shoots, especially when the celebrity subject is wearing nothing but undies and a see-through raincoat. But allow us to imagine that Leighton Meester‘s quotes in the new Allure were taken while the barely-dressed Gossip Girl star waited out a surprise rainstorm at a posh lounge full of studs in suits. It was so windy out that her rain hat blew off in seconds!

“We had craaaazy parties,” Meester said about her wild youth. “We had DJ’s, bands, an ice luge, a fire twirler. One of my roommates burned off her bangs on the stove trying to light a cigarette.” Was Stefan from SNL there? Pink strobe lights? Life-size beanie babies? A snide Wal-Mart greeter in a diaper ripping pages out of a Kerouac novel? “We would go out all the time. I’ve never gotten too crazy, but I definitely got to have experiences. Now, I don’t want to do anything that’s unhealthy for me…And drugs are something that I do not tolerate at all. You’d be surprised how many people do it. If you go out and you’re living the nightlife scene, that’s what people do.” Heed the wisdom of this 24-year-old, Taylor Momsen: you don’t have to be a wild child to be an exhibitionist.

[Photo: Allure, quotes via A Socialite’s Life]

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Blake Lively’s 20 Leggiest Looks

Blake Lively exploded onto our television sets by playing Serena van der Woodsen, a name so long you have to watch the credits in widescreen. While Blake may have one of the longest character names in the biz, she also has some of the longest legs in Hollywood! Who cares that the 23-year old Gossip Gal isn’t appearing in The Great Gatsby remake? She gets all of the press she needs strutting her stems in her mile high hem lines. So this Thanksgiving we’re going to give you twenty more reasons to be thankful as we count down her twenty leggiest outfits ever! We’ve measured the outfits in Twiggys, the original Queen of the Mini Skirt. Pass the drumsticks!

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20. New Age Jackie

19. Boyfriend’s Button Up

18. Paper Mache

17. Tulip Stems

16. Night and Day

15. Embellished LBD

14. Patch of Daisies

13. Shorts and Sequins

12. Feathered Delight

11. Zig-Zagging Romper

10. Tribal Queen

9. Sexy Secretary

8. All Dressed in Lace

7. Mighty Aphrodite

6. Queen Bee

5. Scalloped Lace

4. Low Bow

3. Puttin’ on the Ritz

2. Teeny Teal Romper

1. Waves of Blue

by (@JordanRuntagh)

Leighton Meester Pulls A Coco


Leighton Meester must have gotten tangled in the shower curtain on her way out of the tub last night. But it seems like she decided to roll with it and wear it to a New York gala. The Gossip Girl arrived at a Harry Winston gala in this cheeky barely-there lace number that would do fellow butt-barer Coco proud. But what would Blair Waldorf say!?

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XOXO, TheFABlife

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Annnd Now We’ve Just Had The Bejesus Scared Out Of Us Courtesy Of Taylor Momsen

SPL216169_008 A thousand thank yous to Taylor Momsen and the costume she wore on the set of the Halloween episode of Gossip Girl shot in New York today for scaring the crap out of us this fine afternoon.

As if the girl doesn’t freak us out enough with her normal clothes, she had to go and really take things up a notch with her Hannibal Lecter meets, well, Gossip Girl look. If the costume designer put  this look together to haunt our nightmares forever and appear scarier than the masks from Scream and The Town combined, we just have to say job well done.

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Tim Gunn Calls Taylor Momsen Bratty And Pathetic! Carry On!

Thank God for this press tour Tim Gunn is on to promote his new book. Without it, we wouldn’t be privy to all the juicy stories Gunn has up his sleeve.

First, Gunn dished on Anna Wintour‘s inability to take the stairs like a normal human at a fashion show, and just yesterday he regaled us with a tale that titillated us even more. This time the target was our favorite raccoon-eyed starlet, Taylor Momsen. Gunn recently shot a guest spot on Gossip Girl and while his experience with the rest of the cast was just lovely, he had it up to here (hand motions to silvery-gray head of distinguished, classy hair) with Momsen. He explained “What a diva! She was pathetic, she couldn’t remember her lines, and she didn’t even have that many. I thought to myself ‘why are we all being held hostage by this brat?” Ouch! But also, that’s not all!

Gunn continued, saying if wishes he could take Momsen aside and give her a stern talking to. “I’d say, ‘You know young lady, there are hundreds of thousands of girls who are just as attractive and even smarter than you. Why are you acting like this show is a huge burden on you?’ She was on her phone during every break, I wanted to tell her, ‘If you weren’t on your BlackBerry, you can retain this stuff.'” He also said that the crew is sick of Momsen too, noting “At one point the director leaned in and whispered to me, ‘this is day in, day out, my life.’ She annoyed the entire crew.”

Tim Gunn: sartorial genius and diva-destroying, truth-speaking hero. We’re holding out hope that one day, he and Anderson Cooper (who is the best thing about Regis and Kelly whenever he fills in for Regis Philben) will partner up and have the most amazing, tell-it-like-it-is talk show.

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Blake Lively And Anna Wintour Are Like Serena And Blair


How stunning does Blake Lively look in Marie Claire UK? Lively’s lookin’ lovely in their October issue, in which she discusses everything from her new BFF to her BF, Penn Badgley.

Now you’d assume the BFF was Leighton Meester. Nuh-uh… we’re taking about a new BFF, who just so happens to be Anna Wintour, aka Nuclear Wintour, the editrix of Vogue. She happens to have taken quite a shine to the Gossip Girl star. And together, they get our vote for “Most Unlikely Besties.”

Blake revealed, “I was speaking with Anna Wintour and we were just talking about different fashion houses and I said, ‘I love Chanel,’ and she said, ‘You should come with me to the show. I also said I loved Dior. She said, “Okay, well I’ll take you to the Chanel and Dior shows and we’ll meet with Karl [Lagerfeld] and John [Galliano] afterwards.’ Insane!”

And they did, because life really is that perfect for some people. (No, not us.)

[Photo: Marie Claire UK]


Blake Lively Wants To Show You Her Anti-Cleavage

The only person in the history of the world to be able to rock opposite-cleavage and still look hot is Blake Lively. And girlfriend does it all the time.

Blake, seen here wearing some of her wardrobe from Gossip Girl while she currently shoots in New York, looks pretty amazing no matter what she wears (it’s sort of unfair that she’s been blessed with the world’s most coveted hair, legs and – sorry if it sounds creepy – but yes, the world’s most perky breasts). And boy does she love to make sure her girls have their breathing room. She definitely takes this look and runs with it, onscreen and off.


Careful What You Wish For, Blake Lively


Blake Lively is apparently tired of being on the small screen and has cast her sights on being a film actress. She’s well on her way, but there’s still that pesky Gossip Girl show she’s the star of standing in her way. A source says that she wants off so badly though that “Blake has asked producers to kill off her character.” To that, we have but one name for Blake, a name which serves as a warning to be careful what you wish for: Mischa. Barton.

Barton was in Blake’s exact same shoes a few years ago when she was the female star of The O.C. Her career was built around the Josh Schwartz-produced television show that all the kids were watching, she had a blossoming film career, the whole nine, just like Lively. Once Marissa Cooper was killed in a fiery wreck off the Pacific Coast Highway though, that was a one-way-ticket to David Caruso-town. That’s the small hamlet where former TV stars go to pasture after the movie careers they thought they would have turn out to consist of crappy flicks better left unseen, like Jade. Barton’s had a tough time, what with her next series, The Beautiful Life, cancelled after just four episodes and a slim movie career. So Blake, we know you have the boobs and the gams this business requires, but please, reconsider your options at least until you have a few more movies lined up.

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Taylor Momsen’s Parents Should Really Reflect On Where They Went Wrong


We really need to stop reporting on all the crazy things Taylor Momsen says, because it’s genuinely starting to upset us. The now-17-year-old has thrown dozens of choice quotes our way over the past couple years, the general sentiment being “I don’t give a f*ck and also, f*ck you.” Today’s sound bite might take the cake though. In a radio interview in New Zealand, Momsen joked “I was raised Catholic. I f*cked a priest once — I’m just kidding.” Ha….ha? Look, we’re not Catholic and our sensibilities aren’t that delicate, but what are you trying to prove? We get it! You are edgy! You win the Edgy Award 2010! Congrats!

Taylor later got into feminist mode in the interview when she said answered to people who criticized her for discussing her vibrator. “I’m not a whore for masturbating, so f*ck you if you want to call me one. I think women should equally be allowed to pleasure themselves as much as men. I think that if that has any more controversy than a man talking about pleasuring himself, then there’s something wrong with the world.”

Oh my God, didn’t this topic already get covered in six seasons of Sex and The City? But also, it’s because you are seventeen that you are being targeted, Tay. Did you think of that? You are not as old and wise as you think. So, to quote you, “shut  the f*k up”. Your schtick is tired. And we don’t mean your vibrator.

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