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Spoilers forward for the Gossip Woman collection finale.
Even the largest Gossip Girl followers can admit that the big reveal in the series finale is, nicely, horrible. (Sorry to say it, nevertheless it’s true, and we’re still kinda mad at it.) It seems that even the solid and crew of the hit CW collection had some emotions about that controversial ending, Serena van der Woodsen herself, Blake Lively, lastly revealing her ideas on Instagram.
Full of life took to Instagram Tales to share her ideas about Gossip Girl being Dan Humphrey (aka Lonely Boy, performed by Penn Badgley) your complete time. The since-expired Story was captured by a fan account, and we’re laughing so exhausting on the absolute accuracy of all of it.
Sharing a meme that reads “We watched your complete collection to search out out it’s Dan,” Full of life added, “YOU’RE shocked…Think about how the writers felt.”
Okay details. It undoubtedly checks out with how nonsensical the ending appeared to be—a number of members of the solid and crew have spoken out about it up to now, seemingly revealing that everybody was shocked by Gossip Woman turning out to be Dan.
Again in 2019, Gossip Woman author and govt producer Joshua Safran shared that his authentic prime contenders for the reveal have been Eric van der Woodsen (Serena’s brother) and Serena’s different love curiosity, Nate Archibald. However Safran had left the present earlier than the final season to affix Smash.
Even YOU star Badgley himself has admitted that the ending “doesn’t make sense in any respect.”
In 2015, he told People, “It wouldn’t have made sense for anyone. Gossip Woman doesn’t make sense! However no, it made sufficient sense. He was a author.”
So there ya have it, of us. One among TV’s most controversial endings has just about each individual on the planet eternally confused. Right here’s hoping the reboot makes only a smidge extra sense. It’s currently in production at HBO Max, so solely time will inform, Higher East Siders.