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The Definitive Ranking Of All 60 'Gossip Girl' Characters From Worst To Best

Spoilers Ahead. XOXO, Gossip Girl

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60. Vanessa Abrams

Is anyone truly surprised that Vanessa is dead last? From her sleeping a majority of the characters on the show (Nate, Dan, Chuck, Olivia Burke), to scheming with Juliet to take down Serena, Vanessa is the most unfavorable character. Pack up your mismatched clothes and get out Vanessa, you're not wanted here.

59. Prince Louis Grimaldi

Tried to come between Chuck and Blair which in and of itself is unacceptable, but also confessed that he didn't love Blair and forced her to pay a dowry after their marriage fell apart. Not cool dude, even for a prince.

47. Maureen van der Bilt

Nicer in her earlier episodes, but becomes the scorned wife of Trip and therefore blackmails Lily to keep Serena away from her husband. A shame that she turns vindictive because you could tell she really loves Trip (and being a congressman's wife).

42. Damien Dalgaard

Overall Damien was pretty destructive to the Upper East Side. He got Jenny involved in his drug dealing and started the rumors between Serena and Ben. Most of the time everyone just wanted to wipe that smug grin off his face.

35. Nelly Yuki

One of Blair's former minions, who ends up going to Yale over Blair. Becomes a fashion critic set out to get revenge over Blair. Her wide rimmed glasses may possibly be the most annoying thing about her.

31. Bree Buckley

Bree Buckley and Nate hit it off on a plane and then found out their families were political rivals. Bree used Nate's friendship with Serena to get to Carter Baizen, but she also had some pretty dresses.

29. Blair's Minions at Constance

Out of all of the sets of minions Blair had the the group of Penelope, Hazel, Isabel, and Kati were by far the best. They had more of a backbone and personality then her other minions by far. And they knew how to use yogurt as a weapon.

27. Ben Donovan

Ben was Serena's previous teacher that got thrown in jail because of Lily van der Woodsen. Him and Serena start a relationship once he is out of prison--but the truth is that they aren't right for each other and this whole storyline was kind of boring.

23. Jenny Humphrey

Ahh Little J, there are such mixed emotions for you. She started out as sweet and an amazing fashion designer, but she turned quite bratty. And no one will ever forget that you slept with Chuck causing him and Blair to break up in season 3. NO ONE.

14. Jack Bass

Chuck's hot scheming uncle caused a lot of despair in earlier seasons. Jack did seem to care somewhat for his nephew and helped Chuck regain Bass Industries. His devilish grin alone is enough to love him, right?

12. Eleanor Waldorf

Eleanor can be criticized for caring more about herself than her daughter on occasion. However, Eleanor does grow to fully appreciate Blair and understands that Chuck is the one for her daughter. Also, being a successful fashion designer doesn't hurt.

11. Eric van der Woodsen

Eric was so sweet and dealt with a lot of bullying from Jenny and her friends. He himself got a little too wrapped up in trying to take down little J. Leave the scheming to Chuck and Blair, kids.

10. Georgina Sparks

While a majority of the time Georgina was being malicious, she offered some of the best quotes of the show--and eventually I began to respect her for the slightly crazy woman that she is. Also, it is far too great that she ends up with her counterpart Jack Bass in the series finale.

9. Dan Humphrey

While Dan spent a large chunk of his time talking about how much harder it was to be from Brooklyn to the people on the Upper East Side, credit where credit is due. Dan WAS Gossip Girl, and imagining him typing XOXO continues to make me chuckle.

6. Nate Archibald

Aww, "Saint" Nate was always such a gentleman. He was always awkwardly stuck in a love triangle and never had any great story lines past season 2, but his kindness and good looks will be remembered.

4. Serena van der Woodsen

Much respect to Serena for changing from her party girl ways (for the most part). Serena had wonderful fashion sense (albeit a few too many chest cutouts), and always cared for Blair even when they were enemies. Serena had an infectious personality and dreamed big--earning her a place in the top four.

3. Chuck Bass

Chuck Bass was one of the most complex characters on the show. He works to prove his father wrong by building up Bass Industries and loses his playboy characterization by falling in love with Blair. My one hope is that everyone learn to dress as smoothly as Chuck Bass.

2. Dorota

There is no one in this world as loyal to Blair as Dorota is. Dorota said some of the most hilarious statements on the show, with my personal favorite being "KGB can’t get me to talk, Chuck Bass has no chance." Dorota will forever be one of the best things about Gossip Girl.

1. Blair Waldorf

Are any of you actually surprised that Queen B is number one? There is no doubt Blair can be malevolent towards most people, but when it comes to the people she most cares about she is unconditionally loyal. Blair will always be queen; especially in terms of intelligence, power, fashion, and love.

All in all, Gossip Girl gave us 6 great seasons of Upper East Side love, drama, fashion, and friendship and for that I am eternally grateful.


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