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Fun Facts All Hardcore 'Gossip Girl' Fans Need to Know

1. Ed Westwick originally auditioned for the role of Nate.
Oh, that would have been a disaster. Can you imagine Ed Westwick as the preppy golden boy that Chace Crawford went on to play?

In fact, the network really didn't want Westwick for the role of Nate. Producers thought he looked too much like serial killer than a true romantic lead. Ouch! Gossip Girl producers, Josh Schwartz and Stephanie Savage, however loved Westwick and offered him the role of Chuck instead.