Two of the leading men have continued acting, while the queen bees of New York City have gotten married and had babies. In honor of Leighton Meester's birthday this week, take a look below to see the cast as they were, find out what they're all up to now!Strange things happen to young girls' faces when you mention that Chace Crawford is in town.
His face, too, is Disney-perfect, with high-coloured cheeks and eyes that actually twinkle. ' he says, looking out of the window innocently, affecting not to notice the attention.
As we walk to our table through Shoreditch House everyone stops eating to eyeball him. 'We're in London, so I might co-star, the English actor Ed Westwick, who also has him supporting Arsenal. It's nice to see their friendship hasn't been affected by the rumours, spread by Perez Hilton in 2008, that they were a gay couple.
Chace, who denies the charge, is currently out on bail.
The pressure of constant scrutiny seems to weigh heavy on this 25-year-old. I don't want to sound like I'm bitching, but it's gotten more difficult to connect with people on that innocent, level playing field.' He had a serious girlfriend at high school for three years but since then there's only really been Carrie Underwood, the platinum blonde winner of in 2005, known for her Country and Western hits such as 'Jesus, Take the Wheel'.
I'm not the kind of guy to date a girl just for the sake of it.
I don't need a girlfriend.' On Chace's tanned neck I notice something suspiciously like a lovebite.
My mom kept the household together, managed everything.
We were her life' – Chace has a younger sister Candice, a former Miss Missouri and a TV journalist – 'and that's taught me a lot about what I'm gonna want from a girl eventually.
When I meet Chace, I go to shake hands but he opts for a quick hug, all clean cashmere and taut muscularity.
He's so firm across the chest it's like hugging Ken, Barbie's boyfriend.
Private photos of him with friends, goofing around at parties, have surfaced on the internet. 'Being around Texas girls all my life, that's what I'm used to.