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Why Serena is the Worst

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Why is Serena van der Woodsen so annoying?

Why is Serena van der Woodsen so annoying?

Serena van der Woodsen might just be the nicest person on Gossip Girl.

A big-hearted and kindly statuesque beauty, Serena is also blessed with huge Hermes bags of charisma and endless wealth, connections and privilege.

Despite this, Serena is as happy dating a townie chef (remember Ivy’s ex?) or a cater waiter (Dan Humphrey) as she is on the arm of old money Nate Archibald.

She’s a protective older sister to her younger brother, Eric, and a loyal BFF to Blair Waldorf. She also treats Blair’s minions well while mostly refusing to be involved in their schemes.

That’s why everyone loves Serena!

Everyone except you…

Something about good natured, easygoing Serena niggles at you.

After all, if Serena’s so damn nice why did she plot against Lola and Blair in Season 5? Keep Reading

Dan Humphrey was the worst

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Why Dan Humphrey was the worst on Gossip Girl because he was a snob.

Why Dan was the true snob of Gossip Girl

There he was, an awkward, bumbling scholarship student at St. Jude’s Preparatory School for Boys, surrounded by the upper class elite.

Intelligent and sensitive – and with a disarming line in self-deprecation, Dan Humphrey seemed the epitome of uncorrupted righteousness.

He stood for humility, honesty and integrity, and had a clear sense of right and wrong.

And then, slowly but surely, he became tarnished by his dealings with those conniving schemers that inhabit the Upper East side, and had to go over to the dark side in order to survive.

Or at least that’s the story Dan tells himself.

And that’s the problem with Dan – he really doesn’t have such a fantastic grip on reality… Keep Reading

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