Gossip Girl Recap: It’s Not Who’s My Mom, It’s Who’s My Dad

On last week’s episode, we — and the rest of the Upper East Side — were treated to the shocking sight of Liz Hurley confessing that she was Chuck’s mother. This week, Billy Baldwin confessed to Lola that he had had an affair with Lily's sister Carol and he was her father, which made her not Serena’s cousin but sort of a hybrid cousin-sister.

Serena pouted like crazy about this, but at least she wasn’t in as tough a spot as Chuck Bass. Nate, who’d become unnerved by the fact that he had indeed become a "sleeping with your best friend’s mom kind of guy," did some research in an attempt to disprove the notion that Chuck had come out of a vagina he’d gone into. The last time someone came forward claiming to be Chuck’s mother, he remembered, with great effort, it had turned out to be a lie orchestrated by Chuck’s uncle, Jack Bass, and maybe that was happening again. Maybe, he and Chuck postulated, the real truth isn’t that Liz Hurley is Chuck’s mom, but that Jack Bass is his father. That doesn’t make a whole lot of sense, but it does mean that Nate hadn’t slept with Chuck’s mother, as he’d thought (thank God). But it might also mean that Chuck’s ex-girlfriend Blair had slept with Chuck’s father. (Gross!) Or: What if Nate is Chuck’s father! Nah, that’s not possible. But you can bet Nate thought about it and for a single, stoned moment was paralyzed with horror. Read More...



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