‘Gossip Girl’: Should Chuck and Blair Have Ended up Together?

by Jeremy Spirogis
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Gossip Girl ran on The CW from 2007 to 2012. Throughout the present’s six-season run, Chuck Bass (Ed Westwick) and Blair Waldorf (Leighton Meester) had an on-again, off-again relationship. The two in the end ended up collectively, however as years have handed some followers don’t discover Chuck and Blair’s relationship in Gossip Girl to be as compelling in comparison with when the present initially aired.

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Some followers discover the connection to be poisonous in ‘Gossip Girl’

In Gossip Girl, Chuck and Blair’s relationship was crammed with schemes, distrust, and drama. Even although they dated different individuals, they by no means moved on and at all times discovered their method again to one another. It made for excellent TV, and by the point the present reached its sixth and ultimate season, it was obvious Chuck and Blair would find yourself collectively. Because Gossip Girl was a drama made for youngsters, evidently as followers of the present have grown up, they’ve differing opinions about Chuck and Blair.

“I just think that because it’s a TV show, I enjoy their relationship. Sure, if Chuck was dating my friend, I would told her to run. But it’s a TV show, they have amazing chemistry, so I just enjoy their scenes. Even though I know it’s not a healthy relationship, but it’s not real, so I overlook it,” one Reddit consumer wrote.

“Manipulative and controlling behavior made for good drama and good drama back then=good relationship. Chair was the definition of sexy and passionate but extremely unhealthy… Nowadays, people flinch at the idea that a woman is responsible for a man’s growth and rightfully so. Every Gossip Girl fan I know who shipped Chair as kids/preteens now cringe,” a fan wrote on Reddit.

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Some followers choose Dan and Blair collectively

Before in the end getting again along with Chuck, Blair finally ends up relationship Dan Humphrey (Penn Badgley). While Chuck and Blair gave the impression to be the preferred couple when the present aired on The CW, some followers now want Blair and Dan had ended up collectively as an alternative.

“Sometimes I feel like writers have a determined path that they want to write but they don’t take into account how the characters have changed throughout the series. Dan and Blair was such an amazing friendship and could have had the potential to be an even better romance but I could never enjoy it because I knew Chair was endgame,” wrote a Reddit consumer.

“The way they went from judging and disliking one another to realizing how much they had in common and becoming best friends was perfect. It was sweet, and funny, and well done. I love all their bickering scenes, and it was so cute how they sneaked around to movie theaters and art exhibits like just enjoying each other’s company was some humiliating secret. I even think Dan realizing he was falling for Blair was well written,” one fan wrote on Reddit.

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Chuck and Blair have been at all times going to finish up collectively in ‘Gossip Girl’

While Dan and Blair are actually a extra secure relationship, when one watches Gossip Girl, it’s fairly simple to see that Chuck and Blair have been at all times written to finish up collectively. In the third season of Gossip Girl, Serena (Blake Lively) describes Chuck and Blair as “Well somehow two wrongs make a twisted right.”

Despite their faults, each collectively and aside, Chuck and Blair appeared destined to be collectively. While the connection has not aged effectively with fashionable audiences, the 2 characters’ relationship was an enormous motive followers stored tuning in to the present. Their chemistry and story gave followers of Gossip Girl one thing to root for even when their relationship is just not one thing viewers ought to aspire to have in actual life.

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