Gossip Girl: The Rise (and Fall!) of Chuck Bass
Just when we thought we couldn't hate anyone more than Aaron Rose, enter Jack Bass, dearly departed Bart Bass's infuriating, manipulating, slimy younger brother (who may or may not have hooked up with Blair Waldorf (Leighton Meester) on New Year's Eve).
In Monday's episode of Gossip Girl, Uncle Jack was named Chuck's guardian during the reading of Bart’s will and in an interesting turn of events, Bart left the majority share of his company to none other than Chuck (Ed Westwick). Cha-ching!
Unfortunately, Chuck wasn't so grateful by the responsibility bestowed upon him by his father, but with some gentle nudging by Blair, he finally mans up -- much to Jack’s chagrin. And the slime bag doesn't keep his jealousy a secret. After storming out of Chuck's new office, he tries to make it up to Chuck by convincing Blair to plan a brunch for him, but then meeting Chuck in his hotel room with hookers and drugs.
Presented with the option to meet Blair for dinner or party with dear old Uncle Jack, it was only a matter of time before Chuck was in the back of a limo feeling up prostitutes and downing champagne. The following day, Chuck was caught continuing the party in his new office by a board member and by Blair. When Chuck discovered he was set up, he tried to get Blair's forgiveness, but he was a little late. There's only so much a girl can put up with.
Back in Boston, Lily (Kelly Rutherford) and Rufus (Matthew Settle) learned their love child is dead -- or so the adoptive parents would have them believe. The evidence of their love might be gone, but their love affair was far from over. Wonder if Dan (Penn Badgley) and Serena's (Blake Lively) relationship will survive? After all, if Clueless taught us anything, step-siblings can totally fall in love. Good reference, S!
Tell us: Will Blair take Chuck back? Can Serena and Dan survive their parents love-child and affair?Craig Blankenhorn/The CW
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