Sorry ladies, it looks like legendary lothario Chuck Bass is about to turn his sexual attentions to a member of the same sex. Yes, that's right. According to The Ausiello Files, Ed Westwick's popular Gossip Girl character is going to be hooking up with a man in the upcoming third season.
Neal Bledsoe is set to play Josh Ellis, Chuck Bass' "romantic" interest, in episode six. Bledsoe is NYU's head of freshman affairs and in charge of selecting in incoming student to deliver the freshman speech. Blair wants to give the speech, and thus "pimps" out her boyfriend to the gay Bledsoe. It is to be noted that the character of Chuck Bass was bisexual in Cecily von Ziegesar's Gossip Girl books.
The privileged prep school teens on Manhattan's Upper East Side first learn that Serena van der Woodsen (Blake Lively) is back in town the way they learn all the important news in their lives: From the blog of the all-knowing albeit ultra-secretive Gossip Girl. No one knows Gossip Girl's identity, but everyone in this exclusive and complicated vicious circle relies on her website and text messages for the latest scoop. Even Serena's closest friend, Blair Waldorf (Leighton Meester) is surprised to find that Serena has suddenly ended her self-imposed exile to boarding school and returned to Manhattan. Created by Stephanie Savage and Josh Schwartz, Gossip Girl stars Blake Lively, Leighton Meester, Penn Badgley, Chace Crawford, Taylor Momsen, Ed Westwick, and Kelly Rutherford.