Gossip Girl fans up in arms over the rumored breakup of Chuck Bass and Blair Waldorf later this season can look no further for a scapegoat than Chuck's shady uncle Jack.
We first met Jack (played by Desmond Harrington of Dexter fame) last season, when he tried to torpedo Chuck's takeover of Bass Industries - and his relationship with Blair.
The good guys won in the end, but we've heard allusions to Jack's revenge already this season - Chuck's fake liquor license - and now it looks like he's back in full effect.
EW's Michael Ausiello said simply in his Q&A today that when it comes to Blair and Chuck's break-up on Gossip Girl, blame Jack. It's all his fault. The only question is how?
One theory: Chuck's "mother" is a fraud. We also know that Chuck is the one, supposedly, whose actions trigger the breakup. How could Jack be setting up his nephew?