'Gossip Girl' Finale: Blair and Lily Decide Their Futures, Producer Sounds Off on Season 6


Gossip Girl closed out its fifth season with the veteran CW drama answering several key questions for the Upper East Siders.

1. Who does Blair (Leighton Meester) choose?The decision was relatively simple for the Waldorf when given the choice between Dan (Penn Badgley) or Chuck (Ed Westwick). In the end, it was all about the one that got away: Chuck Bass. But the journey to get to that place wasn't easy, as both suitors saw one of Blair's diary entries that seemed to point in Chuck's favor. "With Chuck, I'm vulnerable," Blair says while rehashing the pros and cons between the two men in her life. Even though she chooses Chuck, he rejects Blair on the outset.

For the writers, there was never any doubt as to whether Chuck and Blair would reunite. "I don't know if it was ever a question in the season," executive producer Stephanie Savage told reporters Monday evening. "It was a matter of arcing out their relationship." The last scene sees Blair going all in with her relationship with Chuck, but is he ultimately going to take the bait? "We crafted the last act to set us in a certain direction next year," Savage teased. Poor Lonely Boy, but is he really lonely? (See below.) Read More...



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