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See what the stars have been up to since their days on the Upper East Side

Julia Lechner
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GOSSIP GIRL

"Cinderella didn't Google Prince Charming." But if you don't Google Penn Badgley, how are you supposed to know what he's up to? This is what the stars of Gossip Girl have been working on since the show's finale...

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Blake Lively (as Serena van der Woodsen)

Where has Blake Lively been since playing posh party girl Serena van der Woodsen?

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Blake Lively Now

Lively hit the big screen in films like The Town and The Shallows. She is also Mrs. Ryan Reynolds and a mother of two.

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Chace Crawford (as Nate Archibald)

The Upper East Side's "golden boy" was the one Gossip Girl lead who was still single by the show's finale. What about in real life?

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Chace Crawford Now

The handsome heartthrob is currently dating Rebecca Rittenhouse, his former co-star from the short-lived drama Blood & Oil. He is next slated to star in the ensemble comedy What's the Point?, which will hit theaters in 2017.

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Connor Paolo (as Eric van der Woodsen)

Connor Paolo played Serena's brother, Eric, a gay teen struggling with mental health issues. Is Paolo still playing such interesting characters?

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Connor Paolo Now

Paolo starred on the ABC series Revenge and also appeared on the TV series Rush Hour. He also scored roles in films like Friend Request and Stake Land.

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Michelle Trachtenberg (as Georgina Sparks)

Georgina was notorious for being a ruthless manipulator in the Gossip Girl world.

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Michelle Trachtenberg Now

Since her days playing Georgina, actress Michelle Trachtenberg has continued acting, most recently appearing in the 2016 Lifetime television film Sister Cities.

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Penn Badgley (as Dan Humphrey)

Dan, a.k.a. "Lonely Boy," played Serena's smart poet beau. Is he still as hot as he was on the show?

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Penn Badgley Now

A now-bearded Badgley is just as handsome as he was during his Gossip Girl days. The actor is a rocker, too --he's the lead singer for the indie band MOTHXR.

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Taylor Momsen (as Jenny Humphrey)

"It Girl" Little Jenny tried desperately to fit into Blair's clique. This is what she's been up to since leaving Constance Billard ...

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​Taylor Momsen Now

Another former Gossip Girl star who went the rocker route, Momsen is the lead singer of the band The Pretty Reckless.

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Ed Westwick (as Chuck Bass)

What's new with Blair's bad boy on-again, off-again (and so very on) beau since the series finale in 2012?

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Ed Westwick Now

These days the British actor is filming episodes of the upcoming Crackle TV series Snatch, based on the 2000 film. The series is set to debut in 2017.

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Kelly Rutherford (as Lily van der Woodsen)

Serena and Eric's mom was a former '80s groupie before becoming a sophisticated matriarch of the Upper East Side.

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Kelly Rutherford Now

Rutherford has made media headlines over a very public battle with her ex-husband over custody of their two children. She recently appeared in a recurring role on the ABC thriller series Quantico.

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Matthew Settle (as Rufus Humphrey)

The rocker-turned-music-producer and dad to Dan and Jenny did his best to avoid the Upper East Side drama, but his feelings for Lily van der Woodsen sucked him right in. Like father like son.

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Matthew Settle Now

Settle continues to act and appeared in an episode of Criminal Minds: Beyond Borders in 2016.

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Brittany Snow and Krysten Ritter (as Lily and Carol Rhodes)

Who could forget that Gossip Girl '80s flashback with cameos from Brittany Snow and Krysten Ritter as the young Lily and Carol?

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Brittany Snow Now

Snow has shown off her musical talents on the big screen as Chloe Beale in Pitch Perfect and Pitch Perfect 2.

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Krysten Ritter Now

Ritter has since joined the Marvel universe. She plays the titular superhero in the Netflix series Marvel's Jessica Jones.

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William Baldwin (as Dr. William van der Woodsen)

Serena and Eric's father, and Lily's ex-husband, made his first Gossip Girl appearance in Season 3.

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William Baldwin Now

Baldwin played Gordon Flint on the NBC series Parenthood and has appeared on numerous TV shows, including Hot in Cleveland, Wilfred and Hawaii Five-0.

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Leighton Meester (as Blair Waldorf)

"Queen B" Blair Waldorf has come a long way since her prep school days.

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Leighton Meester Now

Meester ditched the headbands, but continued acting and modeling and has even ventured into music, releasing her debut album in 2014. She married actor Adam Brody, and the two welcomed their first child, a baby girl, in 2015.

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Jessica Szohr (as Vanessa Abrams)

Vanessa Abrams has certainly moved on since those days she spent crushing on Dan Humphrey.

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Jessica Szohr Now

Szohr has appeared on the big screen in films like Ted 2 and The Internship. She has also had a recurring role on DirecTV's MMA drama Kingdom.

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Kristen Bell (as Gossip Girl Narrator)

Kristen Bell voiced the mysterious Gossip Girl narrator for the show's six seasons. Here's what Bell is up to now ...

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Kristen Bell Now

Bell has starred on Showtime's House of Lies and in Disney's Frozen, and is currently the lead actress on NBC's new fall comedy The Good Place. She is married to actor Dax Shepard, and they have two daughters.