20 Behind-the-Scenes Secrets from Gossip Girl
Blake and Leighton Weren’t Friends
On Gossip Girl, Blair and Serena are the best of frenemies. They fight, it’s true, but their love ultimately forms the core of what the show is about. In real life, though, the two were not nearly as friendly as they are on-screen. That’s not to say that they disliked each other, exactly, just that their relationship was like one between co-workers instead of friends.
One of the most magical things about actors is their ability to create relationships out of thin air. The relationship between Blair and Serena was a piece of fiction, but it was one that the actors made you believe in.