[There are some women out there that we just can’t get out of our minds. No, we aren’t switching teams – yet – but we do have some serious crushes on some pretty fierce females. These ladies are all special in their own right and we aren’t ashamed to tell the world we love them.]
I’m suffering from major Gossip Girl withdrawal. Mainly because it means I don’t get to see the lovely Blake Lively grace the screen each week as the socialite Serena van der Woodsen. I’ll just have to Netflix Season 1 on DVD to get me through the summer months…
I’ve been crushing on Blake long before she was getting herself into trouble (while donning the most delectable duds) as Gossip Girl’s bad-girl-gone-good(ish). My crush developed when Blake played the blonde-bombshell, soccer-playing Bridget in Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants. Back then, Blake was fresh out of high school. She was young and unknown and I found myself wanting to be her.
She’s gotten a little older and has a few new roles under her belt, but my adoration for her has not wavered.
Despite growing up in Hollywood, Blake is a good girl. You don’t see her out partying it up or doing drugs in the bathroom, and she has yet to be arrested. Though, if Gossip Girl is any indication, she’d have one hot mugshot! The main rumors circulating about her (and there are very few) involve rivalry on the GG set. Oh, and the fact that she is rock solid with co-star boyfriend Penn Badgely. Who she is always PDAing with. And, surprisingly, it doesn’t even gross me out; I actually find it quite adorable.
In the time between filming Gossip Girl and looking fabulous on the red carpet, Blake has managed to have a few minor roles in other films. She played the love interest of Justin Long in Accepted, and starred in Elvis and Anabelle. She has also wrapped filming for The Private Lives of Pippa Lee and New York, I Love You.
Blake once confessed that due to her height and the addition of sky-high heels she feels like a tranny at times. I’m assuming she means a hot tranny. The hottest tranny. I mean, what can this girl possibly hate about herself? She was ranked #33 on Maxim’s Hot 100 List and has graced the covers of countless fashion magazines. But I guess all girls, no matter how beautiful, have their insecurities, and the fact that Blake can joke about her insecurities makes me want to curl up on a couch with some martinis and hang out with her even more.
And a little time in her closet wouldn’t hurt. I’d do anything to get my hands on this dress.