The rumors are true: Chuck Bass is again.
… For the viral second, at the least. On Monday, actor Ed Westwick teased his almost 1 million followers with a quick return to his bad-boy persona as Chuck Bass, wealthy prick of early ’00s present “Gossip Woman.”
“TikTok, inform me you’ve watched ‘Gossip Woman’ with out truly telling me you’ve watched ‘Gossip Woman,’” the 33-year-old British actor told fans on the viral video streaming platform, racking up three.6 million “coronary heart” clicks within the course of.
Briefly, the clip cuts to the “White Gold” star sporting a signature three-piece go well with in navy together with his hair slicked again a la snobby stud Chuck Bass.
“I’m difficult you to sew this video, use the hashtag #StitchEd so I can see your submissions and I’ll be reacting to a few of my favourites,” Westwick added within the caption on TikTok.
It’s been greater than eight years for the reason that hit teen drama, a couple of group of pals at an elite Manhattan prep college, aired its remaining episode — however followers gained’t be compelled to attend for much longer as HBO Max places the ending touches on a “Gossip Woman” reboot, with an all-new forged, to finally air on their streaming app.
Final month, followers obtained a style of the nice life as soon as once more in a preview picture that includes the brand new lessons at Constance Billard Faculty for Women and St. Jude’s Faculty for Boys, the place characters Serena van der Woodsen (Blake Energetic), Blair Waldorf (Leighton Meester), Dan Humphrey (Penn Badgley), Nate Archibald (Chace Crawford) and Bass attended main college.
Westwick’s ploy riffs on a present social-media trend that challenges customers to display their experience on varied topics, with out explicitly claiming their authority. For instance, when prompted by the governor’s workplace, a high response by one New Yorker claimed they have been “standing on line” — a distinctly New York phrase. (Plus, New Yorkers do quite a lot of ready.)