The 30-year-old has gone on to star in two more TV shows post-GG: Wicked City, which ran for eight episodes, and now the new White Gold — in a role many find familiar to Chuck Bass. Though he dated co-star Jessica Szhor during a few seasons of Gossip Girl, the pair split in 2010.
He is now dating model Jessica Serfaty, who wrote lovingly on Instagram that her beau is 'a man worth every moment of anyone's time.'Oddly, however, Ed recently revealed that he may have missed the memo about Dan being Gossip Girl, telling Vanity Fair: 'I am still not sure who GG was lol.' Undoubtedly the most physically changed since the show's premiere, Taylor was just 14 when she first played UES wannabe Little J.
She'd been acting out leading up to her exit, performing pantsless on TV, cursing and openly discussing masturbation in interviews, and working desperately to shed any good-girl image she might have had.
But the Gossip Girl life — starring in the show and also dating his on-screen girlfriend Blake for several years — seems to have worn on him, and he's lived a quieter life after the show.
Penn's had a few acting roles, in Cymbeline and the indie flick The Paper Store, and also performs with his band Mothxr — a far cry from his teen drama days.'Maybe I was f***ing delusional to think that I wouldn't get pigeonholed, because who's to say that I'm still not?
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The hit CW show based on Cecily von Ziegesar's novels is turning ten this fall, with September 19 marking a decade since the seven-season show premiered.