Gossip Girl Producer Speaks on Pregnancy Stunner

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Monday’s Gossip Girl season premiere closed with a game-changing revelation: After leading us to believe Dorota was the one who was pregnant, it was revealed that both Dorota and Blair are expecting!

Executive producer Josh Safran tells TV Line that the series will delve into the options that a young woman in Blair’s situation might consider – and the emotional turmoil and potential pitfalls that come with them.

Although Blair’s been able to fool (almost) everyone so far, it won’t be long before she finds it too difficult to hide the pregnancy and wade through her options by herself, says the Gossip Girl show-runner:

Future Princess of Monaco

“Blair’s pregnancy will impact Chuck in a major way,” says Safran, who also teases that Chuck's journey, which we saw the beginning of last night, “is the only possible next step in the evolution” of the character.

Could that next step be fatherhood?

Safran won’t say, but promises, “the audience will learn who the father is in the first half of the season.”

So why make Blair pregnant at all?

Safran points out, accurately, that “it isn’t out of the realm of possibility” for a young, would-be princess to find herself with child. But, just like the pregnancy, Blair’s fertile story arc wasn’t exactly planned.

“We didn’t go three years ago, ‘She’s going to get pregnant at the end of Season 4!’” says Safran. “But it felt right to us when we [wrote it because this] is how Blair’s experiencing it [right now]."

What do you think of this big twist? Tell us below!

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moerieda's right. I think it really is louis' baby. maybe she'll realize in the end that she loves chuck (or dan or WHOEVER) and lies about having a baby from louis. she'll find a good why to handle that situation.


I'm so happy gossip girl is back! And that blair is pregnant and I realy hope she keeps the baby,for the fans who r saying they hope its dans baby r u idiots? Dan and blair never had sex this isn't mary and joseph jesus christ u have to had sex to get pregnant


I was in the Chair camp too, but you know what the Dair storyline has been well-developed and Chair is so all over the place that I'm not as attached to them anymore - the make me dizzy. I do think it's most likely that Chuck is the father and I'll be a little annoyed as well as confused if it's someone else (does anyone else feel like the prince won't be around forever? I know it'd seem like a waste of story, but still... maybe I'm not convinced that the love love between him and Blair is real). On the Brooklyn thing, some people just have an snobby attitude when it comes to other parts of NYC - in the book they live on the Upper West Side, which has more of an other side of the tracks feel to it. But Brooklyn's trendy now so it makes the Humphreys trendy in that bohemian-artists-in-Brooklyn way. The rest of us are not the Humphreys I'd just like to point out that a loft apartment in Brooklyn is not exactly slumming it, it's not cheap either.


@CrAZychicke -"just one last thought... why is it that everyone hates the Humphreys - so what if they live in Brooklyn?! And if you really think of it how many of us are rich - wouldn't we fit in the category or the normal brooklynites anyway -- so what does that make you really? yes and i KNOW it is a show" Exactly. I always wonder about those haters myself...


i love how chair fans are now calling us dair fans untrue fans.. get over yourselves! just because we like dan and blair's friendship and possible future does not mean we aren't true fans either. I used to love CHAIR in S1-3 and then i saw the potential in my favourite character dan and blair's friendship. Who knows what's going to happen - the writer's have full control. maybe blair won't end up with either? maybe she'll die in childbirth - who knows! but don't blast us with beng untrue just because we like different characters to you. oviously with the blair is preggers storyline - we still don't know who the father is but my guess is it is chuck... let's just wait and see what happens from there on... plus i love Blair and i think she'll be a great mother if she keeps the baby and this creates lots of storylines for the show too and plenty of DRAMA of course. i just hope this season evolves, GG isn't just about Chair it's about Gossip Girl - which the writer's seems to have forgotten, maybe we'll see a bit more of her soon. p.s just one last thought... why is it that everyone hates the Humphreys - so what if they live in Brooklyn?! And if you really think of it how many of us are rich - wouldn't we fit in the category or the normal brooklynites anyway -- so what does that make you really? yes and i KNOW it is a show... anyway rant over... i now have better things to do.


I think Dan's love for Blair is more mature and deep than his love for Serena ever was. You can see it.
With Serena it was the goddess who he worshipped from afar and then managed to win her heart and it was all very high school.
With Blair its like two equals. He and Blair feel like they really fit and have so much in common and its not driven by drama but instead stems from a deep understanding and real friendship that they have with each other and thats what true love is.
Its so powerful that it makes a lot of over the top Chair scenes seem naive and silly.
I really hope the writers realise how amazing their Dan and Blair SL is and not give in to a childish Twilight ending.


I think it's a good way to bring Chair together; to bring their child up with each other :) & I agree with Jeana; Chuck and Blair have been through too much to be apart & if this is the last season, I really hope the writers have a wedding in mind (Chuck & Blair)


It broke my heart when Chuck told Blair they had to let each other go....however there was so much love and affection share between them before he said that.....no matter what Chuck has done the only thing he has ever wantd for Blair is that she was HAPPY and the only thing that makes her truly HAPPY is CHUCK...if Chuck is not the father I will never watch another episode, and I'm TRULY a fan.


I'm not annoyed by the 3 words 8 letters thing because GG was the one who said and like it has been pointed out in this site forums is not like Blair was asking them of Dan, unlike what happened in the White Party where she was asking them from Chuck. @GG Fan: I agree that Dan is a great character as are most of the characters in this show and that the thing is he's just not the one for Blair, at least in our opinion. For me he belongs with Serena, and I really didn't want him to be put in the middle of the Chuck and Blair storyline, I found that was uncalled for from the writers. If anything this book storyline proves that they can do other things with his character that include in a love triangle/quadrangle.


What the hell is Dair! Nothing even happened between them, they had a poxy kiss and that was it! I really hope that GG is not going to reveal that Blair slept with Dan or worse that she has actual feelings for him! That would be awful! Dair should be about an unlikely friendship that helps people to move past prejudices related to social status and nothing more. Love is the most illogical thing that human beings do and in real life you have no idea who you will fall for or even have chemistry with. It has nothing to do with whether you share something in common like movies and art, that's why people have friends, so you can share common interests with them. Love is being with someone and being able to be all of yourself with that person and loving them no matter what. Chair in GG fantasy land actually teach young couples that it is not about appearances (on some weird level) and it doesn't matter what people know about you. If you want to be together then you should just be together. Chuck and Blair are so young and I love that GG is showing us their journey, which I hope will ultimately lead to them finally having their happy ever after. Chair have grown together and I hope Blair is pregnant and Baby Bass brings them together forever. Besides, who the hell would want to date Dan Humphrey seriously! He is the most annoying and boring character on GG!

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