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Badgley didn't have the greatest experience being on the show, and many other actors felt the same way after a couple of years.“Penn didn’t like being on , but . And no matter what we did, they were never going be happy.

may have aired its final episode in 2012, but its characters are never far from our minds.

spoke with the actors, creators Stephanie Savage and Josh Schwartz and writer and executive producer Joshua Safran to look back at the fashionable and conniving Upper East Side students and their experience on the show. Blake Lively had quit acting before joining the show.

19, 2007, quickly becoming a cultural phenomenon and skyrocketing the careers of Blake Lively, Leighton Meester, Ed Westwick, Chace Crawford and Penn Badgley.

“They kept the breakup hidden from the crew, which you could never do now. They kept it from everybody which is a testament to how good they are as actors. He may not have liked it, but [his character] was the closest to who he was,” Safran explains. "I’m open to anything that’s good, that’s interesting, and that sort of feels necessary.

Because they did not want their personal drama to relate to the show.”8. “Some of the actors were not entirely happy to be there after a certain point.

We felt like we knew them, and we rooted for them from episode one to the double wedding in the finale.

When Lively was offered the role of Serena van der Woodsen, she first passed on the opportunity."I said, ‘No, I want to go to college. “I think I used to feel like I was fine with it, but looking back on it from a different perspective now, I never really got used to it," Crawford confesses.

Thank you, though.’ Then they said, ‘OK, you can go to Columbia [University] one day a week. "I’m a private person and I don’t like being the center of attention.”6.

After the first year [of the show], it’ll quiet down. Crawford, who played Nate Archibald, didn't see Meester portraying Blair Waldorf when he first met her. Lively and Meester were not best friends.“Blake and Leighton were not friends. I guess I hear that in fits and starts here and there, but it’s hard to say.

Your life will go back to normal and you can start going to school. I’ll do this.’ This is advice to anyone: when they say, ‘We promise, but we can’t put it in writing,’ there’s a reason they can’t put it in writing. Crawford remembers meeting Meester at his audition and first thinking, “I just don’t see her as Blair Waldorf. The actress first auditioned for the role of Serena, but felt she would be better as Blair and dyed her then-blonde hair for the role."I think it was just the normal, typical pilot season audition for me," Meester shares. They were friendly, but they were not friends like Serena and Blair," Safran reveals, adding that everyone got along fine, but the two actresses had different personalities. She was documenting her life in photographs in a way that people were not yet doing.”10. I can’t speak for everyone else, but we all owe so much to this show, and I think that it would be silly not to acknowledge that.”Meanwhile, Meester says, “Yeah, I don’t really hear [talk of] that . If everyone was into it and if the timing was right, you know?

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