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Gossip Girl Season 4 Spoilers: The Evolution of Blair, Jenny's Return, Georgina's Baby, Serena-Vanessa Conflict & More!

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Season Four is just six weeks away, and Gossip Girl executive producers Josh Schwartz and Stephanie Savage have been hitting the interview circuit hard to promote it.

Below, we've excerpted some of the more interesting parts of recent discussions they've had about the show, and were our favorite characters are headed this season.

Here's what Josh, Stephanie and (Ed Westwick) had to say about a variety of topics and characters old and new, and what fans can expect come September 13 ...

Jenny is MIA but will be back, Savage says: "We want to keep up in the air where her character will go. Obviously she left in dramatic fashion [in Season Three]."

"We're excited about being able to create tension about her character. I don't want to say exactly which episode [she returns in], but it'll be in the first half of the year."

Eric remains a key piece of the Jenny storyline. This season, fans will continue to see him be fleshed out, Stephanie promises, especially when Jenny returns.

Ed Westwick says he likes the fact that Season Four gets underway Paris - and dropped some hints about what is to come for his character, Chuck Bass.

Bluck Bickers

The future of Chair is up in the air after "Last Tango, Then Paris."

"We pick up a few months later," he said. "We're in Paris and Chuck's made his way there. Maybe a new girl, maybe some old ghosts haunting around."

"It's fun, man. It's a cool angle. We did the Hamptons thing in Season 2, as you know we're always in New York. To go to Paris, it's like a fair expression of the show."

Stephanie calls Paris "the ultimate expression of what the show is about - fashion, architecture, Blair's father, coffee, lingerie, all a part of the Gossip Girl world."

Chuck is alive but has a cane, as promotional photos show, and we will discover that he may have not gotten the best medical care possible after he was found.

Clemence Poesy will be in multiple episodes, and her character, Eva, is "extremely likable" and "very different than any of the other characters on the show."

"She comes in as a real outsider to the world," Savage says of the European beauty. "Not just like Upper East Side versus Brooklyn but to the whole culture."

"She’s a bit of an innocent who gets schooled pretty hard when she arrives."

The evolution of Blair Waldorf will reach a new level this season, Schwartz says: "You know, her being at NYU was like throwing a fish far, far out of water."

"I think [now that she's at Columbia] you’ll see Blair with her power back, with her swagger back. Back in her game, but still troubled by thoughts of Mr. Bass."

"The Chuck-Blair relationship, whether they’re together or not - which I’m not going to reveal either way - will always be a huge drive to the show emotionally."

Georgina says she's pregnant with Dan's child ... but is she really? All Savage will confirm is that the baby is real: "Georgina's baby is Georgina's baby." she said.

"You will learn all as the episodes unfold." Savage says there is no "baby fake-out" and promises we'll "be seeing more of Georgina Sparks in more ways than one."

Steph also revealed that V will be back from Haiti and involved in the plot, saying: "Vanessa is back from Haiti and she's definitely going to be in the Dan story."

"There's a lot of humor coming from young people trying to deal with this unexpected situation, but there's also a lot of underlying heart and emotion, too."

  • P and J and a B
  • Blonde Georgina Pic!

Good luck making sense of this!

Serena's conflict with Vanessa and with herself will complicate her relationships, plural. "Serena [is trying to choose] between Nate and Dan," Schwartz says.

"Serena left in a place of being a little unsure of who she really wanted to be with and that is a question that Blair asks her at the beginning of the first episode."

"[She says] you can’t go back to New York without making a choice. Who knows what guys are thinking, but what’s in your heart and who do you really want to be with?"

"That’s something that will occupy quite a bit of Serena’s time as the year goes on."

Katie Cassidy's Juliet will cause tension and go head-to-head with Serena and Blair, Steph says, noting that this role required a certain type of actress.

"We were concerned about casting because [we didn't know] who we could add to the mix that [would] feel like she’s on the same level as those actors," she said.

"Katie seemed like she’d be able to nail it and she’s doing a great job."

What are your thoughts on these Gossip Girl spoilers and teasers? How do you see the opening episodes of Season Four playing out? Comment and discuss below!

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I can't believe that being step-sister and step-brother should be an obstacle for Dan and Serena to start dating again. I mean, they have only been that for 1 year or so, it's not like they actually grew up together. Look, people, you can say what you want about Nate and Serena, but Dan and Serena's love was always true, they belong together, that was clear from the beginning. It is as unavoidable as was Ross and Rachel together (at "Friends"), for me it's basically the same. GG begins with them being together and it will also end with them being togehter. Nate will find his true love elsewhere.

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@ U KNO U LUV ME. urmm..... your big question gave my heart a huge jump.
cos you know. i never really thot of that,
BLAIR WAS STUPID.
THEY WE'RE SUPPOSED 2 GET MARRIED,
butt now... uhh... EVA is on.
but CB all the way!

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@Jessi Sarosque. oh.my.god.
yeah,yeah.
totally agree on that one jessi sarosque.
totally agree on that one.
BLAIR AND CHHUCK FOREVERR!!

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CB FOREVER!!!
I THINK STEPHANIE SHOULD GIVE US BETTER SPOILERS.
OKAY! ACCORDING TO EVA'S DESCRIPTION.MAYBE EVA ISN'T HALF BAD AS SHE LOOKS. I MEAN CHUCK BETRAYED BLAIR,TRUE. BUT THAT DOESN'T MEAN IT'S THE END OF CHAIR!!! CHUCK AND BLAIR HAVE BEEN THROUGH BETRAYALS,HURT AND SCUM-SUCKING,HEART-BREAKING TIMES! SO CHUCK SLEPT WITH JENNY. BUT THE QUESTIONS REMAIN...
DOES HE LOVE JENNY? OBVIOUSLY,NO!
DOES HE LOVE EVA? WELL,I THINK EVERYONE KNOWS THAT CHUCK BASS IS 'THE' OPPOSITE OF BLAIR. SO I GUESS HE WOULD'NT FALL FOR A WHORE-LOOKING EUROPIAN GIRL,THAT FAST. CHUCK DID TAKE A WHILE LOOKING FOR HIS PERFECT GIRL.AND HE KNEW THAT HE FOUND OUT ABOUT HIS PERFECT GIRL WITH BLAIR INSIDE HIS LIMO. AND SO HE FOUGHT FOR HER. HARD AND LONG. SO... CLEARLY,I'M 100% SURE THAT CHUCK WILL NEVER LET BLAIR GO.
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DOES HE...LOVE... 'BLAIR' THEN?
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EVERYONE KNOWS...
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THAT...
HE DOES...
HE LOVES BLAIR. SHE'S HER ONE AND ONLY.

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I hope they don't make him say I LOVE YOU to her , That would end season 4 for me officially ...

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I don't care about Eva.I don't like her already because she can't take Blair's place.I hope Chuck gets bored with her and realizes how much actually he loves Blair.I hope this story will make Chair reunit and be stronger than ever.Without Chair GG is just boring.Chair is the only thing makes peopler thrilled about GG..CHAÄ°R Ä°S MEANT TO BE TOGETHER. PLEASE BRÄ°NG THEM BACK TOGETHER!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! I agree! I want this Eva storyline to make Chair reunite and be stronger then ever. I also don't wanna wait until the season finale just to see Chair reunite, they should reunite at the first half season 4 like some of you already said. And I hope that there will be a lot of Chair scenes because without Chair there is no GG, and I don't know if people will watch a season without Chair scenes at all...

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I hope Dan goes very away from Manhattan because he doesn't fit well with the people there.He is always judgemental and arrogant who loves himself and always thinks that what he says and thinks is the only truth.EWWW!!! I hate him.
I don't care about Eva.I don't like her already because she can't take Blair's place.I hope Chuck gets bored with her and realizes how much actually he loves Blair.I hope this story will make Chair reunit and be stronger than ever.Without Chair GG is just boring.Chair is the only thing makes peopler thrilled about GG..CHAÄ°R Ä°S MEANT TO BE TOGETHER. PLEASE BRÄ°NG THEM BACK TOGETHER!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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Eva?? Really are you kidding me. everyone knows its CHAIR ALL the way. no matter what.. i dont think im going to be able to stand watching S4 if chucks goin to shack up with some whore... theres only one person for chuck n thats blair. CHAIR CHAIR CHAIR CHAIR!!! now please fix this problem cause im pretty sure most people agree we need Blair and Chuck!!

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Does Stephanie really think we care about Eva? After the mess she wrote last season she decides to give Chuck a new love interest? He should be fighting for Blair. UGH, I need better spoilers, because I feel like not watching season 4. I want chair to be the main story

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I think that it's crazy that it took Chuck almost two years to tell Blair that he loves her and like two months to move to Paris with some whore named Eva! I want Chuck to fight for Blair, I miss Chair so much, and I seriously hope that Chair will reunite in the first half of the season!!

Gossip Girl Quotes

And who am I? That's one secret I'll never tell ... You know you love me. XOXO, Gossip Girl

Gossip Girl

[to Jenny] That's the thing. You need to be cool to be queen. Anne Boleyn thought only with her heart and she got her head chopped off. So her daughter Elizabeth made a vow never to marry a man. She married a country. Forget boys. Keep your eye on the prize, Jenny Humphrey. You can't make people love you, but you can make them fear you. For what it's worth, you're my Queen. I choose you.

Blair