Leighton Meester and Adam Brody, aka Blair Waldorf and Seth Cohen, are reportedly dating. A source tells Us Weekly, “They were always close and friendly.” While this puts fans' dreams of a Leighton Meester/Ed Westwick or Adam Brody/Rachel Bilson pairing on hold for the time being, I can't be the only one who thinks they make a cute couple.They can bond over their mutual TV past and share on-set stories that hopefully someone will record and play back to me.But Schwartz explains that Chuck was originally meant to be the show's villain, but his chemistry with Leighton/Blair was so undeniable they had to pair the two up. You get an actor like Ed Westwick and see thechemistry he had with Leighton Meester, and their scenes justcrackled.So it felt like, here are two people who are bonded by theirmutual scheming and the dark side of the show, at least from thebeginning, and that would naturally evolve into a romanticrelationship.
I think she was 20 and I was 19 when we started the show and it's such a kind of development stage of young adulthood. But the producers decided he 'looked more like a serial killer than a romantic lead.' Ouch. Eventually, they went with the (then) lesser known actresses Leighton Meester and Blake Lively, because they 'captured the essence' of the stories.For the next three weeks, Vulture is holding a TV Couple Scuffle to determine the greatest couple on television in the past 30 years.Today, we talk to the co-creator and writer behind the teen drama Gossip Girl, Josh Schwartz, about the beloved romance between Chuck Bass and Blair Waldorf.