Lily clearly still has a thing for Rufus and his ability to make delicious waffles, but she's dating power-hungry Bart Bass, Chuck's dad.
(They eventually marry.)Dan's best friend Vanessa Abrams arrives back in New York, making Serena jealous. Secret-Rufus-and-Lily love child Scott.)A famous movie actress enrolls at NYU and ends up being roommates with Vanessa and starts dating Dan.
Dan literally writing himself into their narrative, penning snarky commentary on his relationships with Serena, Blair, et al while playing the innocent nice guy, is a potentially amazing antihero story. Why are you pretending to be shocked when you’re alone in your kitchen?That’s not the story Dan is visibly surprised to read a Gossip Girl update saying that Serena’s looking for a date to the masked ball, and decides to blow off his plans with Vanessa to go and surprise her. The exposed brick doesn’t care that you’re Gossip Girl.Side note: This is also the episode where Vanessa comes back to town and gets all self-righteous about her former hipster bae Dan now being into the Upper East Side scene. ” she yells, after finding out he snuck into the masked ball. Talk about doing the nasty, or should I say being nasty? On one level, you have to respect Dan’s commitment to the Gossip Girl persona here.So Dan’s childhood BFF has no idea that he has any interest in the scandalous lives of Manhattan’s elite, let alone that he’s Gossip Girl. Once again, Dan looks shell-shocked by a Gossip Girl blast — though this time Jenny and Rufus are there, so at least he has an audience to make feigning shock worthwhile. But the way he — as Gossip Girl — talks about his 15-year-old sister in this episode is downright unsettling:“Breaking News – Asher Hornsby overheard bragging that Little J swiped her V card at his register. You shouldn’t give away the ending if you want him to pick up the book again.”And then, a few scenes later…“Looks like Little J didn’t spread her legs after all.for good with a two-hour event Monday filled with shocking reveals, familiar faces, life-changing moments and a farewell that might have come a little too late.
PHOTOS: TV Swan Songs: 8 Shows Ending During the 2012-13 Season It had been one of the series' biggest (if not biggest) questions: Who is the mysterious, omnipresent blogger calling herself Gossip Girl?
But if you watch the whole series in full and take notes (like any normal person would) you find the writers didn’t plan on announcing Dan as GG, because if they did there wouldn’t be as many inconsistencies.
Reasons that back up Dan Humphrey as Gossip Girl Dan gives himself the “ultimate insider” label at graduation. Dan was mad at Nate for betraying Vanessa and for kissing Jenny (classwhore).
Serena starts dating outsider Dan Humphrey—except they don't know that Dan's father, Rufus Humphrey, used to date Serena's mom, Lily van der Woodsen, a long time ago.
This will not be the only weird not-incestuous-but-still-creepy love match-up on the show.
GOSSIP GIRLPictured: (back row l-r) Matthew Settle as Rufus Humphrey, Kelly Rutherford as Lily van der Woodsen, Penn Badgley as Dan Humphrey, Blake Lively as Serena van der Woodsen; (front row l-r) Jessica Szohr as Vanessa Abrams, Taylor Momsen as Jenny Humphrey, Chace Crawford as Nate Archibald, Leighton Meester as Blair Waldorf Photo Credit: Frank Ockenfels/The CW© 2009 The CW Network, LLC. —so I think we should all make a pact to tune in tonight.