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Taylor Momsen Leaving Gossip Girl

May 10, 2011 09:21 AM

momsen230.jpgTaylor Momsen will have to be content with troublemaking off screen, apparently.

The actress and her co-star Jessica Szohr will no longer star on the CW's Gossip Girl, TVLine reports.

Momsen played Jenny and Szohr played Vanessa. Momsen had made it quite clear in past interviews that she wants to focus on her music (the 17-year-old fronts The Pretty Reckless) and her on-set antics have made headlines. Tim Gunn guest starred on the show in November and called Momsen a "diva" and "a brat."

Gossip Girl is coming up on its fifth season. The show's core cast -- Blake Lively (Serena), Leighton Meester (Blair), Penn Badgley (Dan), Ed Westwick (Chuck) and Chace Crawford (Nate) -- will all be back in the fall.

In addition - one star will be promoted to series regular status and become a main character on the show. See who after the jump!




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Taylor Momsen: Pretty Reckless In Paris

Mar 26, 2011 02:18 PM

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At least she's always nice enough to wave to her fans!

Former Gossip Girl starlet turned gothic pop tart Taylor Momsen put on her most demure outfit while touring Paris on Friday - the Pretty Reckless singer performed a showcase at the Fnac Champs-Elysees last night.

In a recent interview with PopEater, Taylor insisted that "music needs danger, it needs that risk."

She also says the following about her controversial image: "I don't have control over what people are going to write and it's always going to be part of it. But fashion, music... it all comes together. Tabloids are going to focus on my shoes and not my music, that's just what they do."

Check out a short vid of Taylor being interviewed below the jump!




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Taylor Momsen Remembers How To Smile In Paris

Mar 22, 2011 03:10 PM

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Courtney Love 2.0!

Taylor Momsen was surprisingly super-friendly in Paris today, waving hello to photogs and shaking hands with fans. Someone's in a good mood! Maybe because the former Gossip Girl star is reportedly being considered for a judging spot on X-Factor.

The Pretty Reckless singer and her band will play at the Download Festival in England in June.




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Report: Simon Cowell Considering Taylor Momsen For X Factor Judge

Mar 19, 2011 10:05 AM

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Yesterday Simon Cowell announced that record exec/producer L.A. Reid will be joining him at the judges table when X Factor premieres this fall, but now a new report claims that one of the other seats will be filled by none other than controversial Pretty Reckless singer/ex-Gossip Girl star Taylor Momsen!

Apparently producers of the hit Brit show think Momsen are attracted to Momsen's "young, hip and edgy” sensibilities, and told Celebuzz they think she'd be perfect for the show.

But Momsen just left her lucrative role on television in order to concentrate on making music and touring with her band. Would she even consider going back now right when her music career is really taking off?

Other names mentioned to fill one of the spots next to Simon are Paula Abdul, Jessica Simpson, Nicole Scherzinger and Cheryl Cole.




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Jessica Szohr Asked About Ex-Gossip Girl Co-Star Taylor Momsen's Penchant For Wearing Lingerie In Public

Mar 15, 2011 02:00 PM

Taylor Momsen may be absent from one of our fave CW shows, Gossip Girl, but her scandalous fashion sense has still got people talking!

When castmate Jessica Szohr was spotted out with gal pals in West Hollywood last night, a photog asked her if Momsen showed up to the New York set in lingerie.

Jessica just smiled and said emphatically "I love her!"

We love her too -- and we also love seeing her step out in lingerie! Click on the gallery below to see the 17-year-old Ms. Momsen rocking a corset and garters while performing at the Van's Warped Tour last year.




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Taylor Momsen Announces U.S. Tour Dates

Jan 19, 2011 03:40 PM

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Taylor Momsen is gearing up to become a major rock 'n' roll star!

Official tour dates for The Pretty Reckless' first headline tour have just been announced, and it looks like the band's hitting up a ton of venues across the country. Go Taylor!

The former Gossip Girl star is kicking off her tour February 11, in LA, and will wrap it up in Connecticut March 20. This will give Momsen fans a chance to hear her sing live, as the rock princess usually performs exclusively in LA.

We can't wait to see our favorite party girl kill it on stage. We bet Madonna and daughter Lourdes will make an appearance at her NYC show!

Check out all of Ms. Momsen's tour dates, after the jump!




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Taylor Momsen Gets Flirty In John Galliano Fragrance Commercial

Dec 23, 2010 09:38 AM

Taylor Momsen looks gorgeous in this new commercial for John Galliano's latest fragrance, Parlez-moi d'amour.

The 17-year-old rockstar is not only the face of the new perfume, but she's also singing the featured song, You. We love it!

Mr. Galliano was able to convince the Gossip Girl cutie to ease up on her hardcore appearance for the shoot. We knew there was a beauty underneath all that eye makeup.

After watching the commercial, it's no wonder why Taylor was chosen!




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Taylor Momsen Gets Booed After Mistaking Scotland For England

Dec 20, 2010 12:32 PM

momsenoops.jpgTaylor Momsen performed in Glasgow with The Pretty Reckless the other night, but rather than hundreds of enthusiastic fans screaming for their favorite eyeliner enthusiast, the 17-year-old actress/rocker got booed!

Momsen told the audience they were "the craziest crowd in the whole of England," but she didn't realize until after the set that Glasgow was actually in Scotland. Whoops! A few hours later T-Mom tweeted, "Glasgow, I love you, I now HAVE to tour SCOTLAND (haha, sorry bout the slip up!)," but her fans are still pretty pissed about the incident.

One fan told The Daily Record, "I think she needs to go back to school for geography lessons. There really isn't any excuse. Surely someone backstage could have said something to her." Oh dear!




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