'Gossip Girl's' Ed Westwick talks leaving Chuck Bass behind: 'I'm ready to do something else'


Ed Westwick is ready to turn in his dapper suits and bow ties. The "Gossip Girl" actor, who portrays arguably the most popular character on The CW, Chuck Bass, opened up to Tatler Magazine about being ready to move on from the show:"It's all about the work, you know. The feeling you get when you connect to the work," Westwick says."And that's what I had with Chuck Bass in the beginning -- I was fascinated by him. But now, to be completely honest, I'm ready to do something else. Really ready to do something else."Westwick has already moved on to something else: A film with Clint Eastwood. He is set to star in Eastwood's J. Edgar Hoover biopic, "J. Edgar," as Agent Smith, a "clean cut operative with writing skills" who is asked by Hoover to write his biography. The 23-year-old British actor isn't the first "GG" star to express their interest in leaving...



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