A third woman has accused Ed Westwick of sexual assault, claiming he “aggressively groped” her. Rachel Eck has claimed the former Gossip Girl star assaulted her in a Hollywood hotel the night before the 2014 Academy Awards.
A forthcoming Agatha Christie Christmas special, Ordeal By Innocence, was intended to be one of the BBC’s main festive dramas, but they have pulled the show following allegations made against Ed Westwick. The former Gossip Girl actor has been accused of rape by two different women, and while he “strenuously denies” the allegations, the BBC have decided to drop the programme from their schedules. Ed Westwick has vowed to clear his name.
The first official teaser for The CW’s newest drama Riverdale has landed. The show, created by Arrow and Flash maestro Greg Berlanti, is not a sitcom as the comics would suggest but an hour-long drama that seems to take notes right out of Twin Peaks’ book. While the trailer doesn’t give us any details about the story, it does provide a first look at the iconic characters - Archie, Betty and Veronica - as well as giving us a feel of the show.
Six seasons of Gossip Girl gave us some of the most sassy characters, absorbing story lines and villains to hate, but not every character was perfect. Supporting and minor characters came and went but it was the main cast who made the show a must-watch for every teen. Forget the others, this was all about Blair (Leighton Meester).
From their ever-popular teen dramas, British fans knows that America is an utterly strange world, even though it’s only across the pond. From our obsessive, repeated viewings of shows like Dawson’s Creek, Buffy The Vampire Slayer and One Tree Hill, we know all there is to learn about the country.
Hit E4 show Misfits is set for a Stateside makeover - with the team behind Gossip Girl heading up the adaptation. Like its British counterpart, the American Misfits will be deviant young adults who develop superhuman powers. A 2012 adaptation of The Inbetweeners was axed after just one series, while a 2007 remake of The I.T Crowd was canned before it even hit screens.
The 46-year-old actress - who has been fighting for her children since 2012 -has lost her latest attempt for custody of her two A Midsummer Night’s Dream-named children Hermes, eight, and Helena, six. A judge ruled today that the California court has no jurisdiction over her children, which simply means that they have to stay in Monaco with their father Daniel Giersch, while Kelly lives in the States.