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    Updated on Aug 2, 2020. Posted on Aug 1, 2020

    Literally Nobody Asked, But Here's What "Gossip Girl" Would Look Like If It Were Set In LA

    "Spotted at LA Union Station: Chad Bass."

    Obviously, you know Gossip Girl, the iconic teen drama set in New York City.

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    But what would the show have looked like in another city? What if it took place in...LA?

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    Meet Chad Bass. He and his friends live in Calabasas, California, where they attend an unreasonably nice private school.

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    He has a super toxic on-and-off relationship with the school queen bee, Blair. Her mom is a big Hollywood movie star, and all the girls are SUPER jealous of her. Be careful not to cross her!

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    Blair and her BFF Serena like to spend their weekends clubbing in Hollywood with friends. They're in high school, but they never get carded. It's totally fine, don't question it!

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    And don't forget the Humphreys! They live in this very nice beach house, but we're going to convince you they're poor.

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    They spend most of their time doing normal teenage things, like crashing celeb parties in the Valley, spending unlimited money shopping on Rodeo Drive, and hooking up at Griffith Park. As for summers, forget the Hamptons — Tahoe is the place to be!

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    They drive everywhere, but never park. Anywhere worth going has valet, duh!

    BUT it's not all glamour and glitz! They're being targeted by an anonymous blogger named Tattle Girl, who's determined to share their secrets and scandals with the world.

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    You never know when Tattle Girl will strike next...

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    Spotted at LA Union Station, bags in hand: Serena van der Woodsen.

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    Spotted getting hot and heavy at Huntington Beach...

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    Spotted answering a phone call on Rodeo Drive...

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    Spotted making a fool out of herself at AV Nightclub...

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    When the crew's not busy partying or worrying about Tattle Girl, they're totally focused on getting into the best universities. They're all dying to go to Stanford, but most of them will end up settling for UCLA — which they'll convince you anybody can get into. Nobody will finish college, though.

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    If our girls are feeling a bit overwhelmed, they can just hop on a plane at LAX and fly to Europe on a whim! If they're gonna be sad, they might as well be sad in Paris.

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    But let's be honest, they're all going to be fine because they come from the richest families in Hollywood. And Tattle Girl? Well, one of them might just marry her.

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    You know you love me. XOXO...

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