Friday, June 20, 2008

the real blair waldorf

Photo: Courtesy of Gossip Girl

Ever had that feeling when you're watching a TV (or a movie), and then this TV/movie character eerily reminds you of someone you do actually know?

That's exactly how I feel each time I watch Blair Waldorf strut her stuff in Gossip Girl.

Yes, Blair Waldorf. She of the headband-craze-inducing fashion victim of CW TV's The OC wannabe. Wait, I take that back. I'm not sure yet if, in later seasons, GG will trounce or become a sorry version of The OC. And that's all I'm taking back. ;p

And no, I don't like The OC.

So anyway, each time I watch a downloaded episode of Gossip Girl on my trusty HP, this Blair Waldorf character easily brings to mind a certain girl I know.

Her bitchy ways and catty lines, that smirk, the utter fear of failure cloaked with such seemingly blasé attitude. But also her fierce loyalty to her only friend, S. And even when you've been stung a few times, you're still somehow drawn to her. And when she's in desperate times, you find yourself rooting for her.

A villainess you just can't hate.

Minus the swanky outfits and limo, of course. Because, hello, this is the Philippines, and we're just along the bottom lines of poverty here. Plus I don't personally know any of our so-called VVIPs. (Me and them, we're not in the same social circle. 'Nuff said.)

So, yeah, I watch Gossip Girl. Not because I find it exhilaratingly shallow, but because sometimes just watching something mindless is the only decent thing to do.

...You know you love me. ex-oh-ex-oh.


soreal said...

I know the feeling hihi so odd!
i love each of the characters in GG!

caffeinated muse said...

another case of art imitating life? :)

urbanguru said...

cute profile you have there. =D

hope you wont mind if we exchange links...


caffeinated muse said...

sure! :D

markie said...

hi chel,

cute kau imu blogs.. ahihih.. naa ku new blog.. add ku sa imu beh whehe :D
na add na tka :D

luv yah,

^carmie^ said...

funny..,. my friend once requested that I write a blog about myself. When I asked what about? She casually said, 'well, about your bitchiness, of course' toink!
-just so we're clear, this is not me. I'm more of a Serena Van Der Woodsen, with her cool poise and flawless ways, sans the blonde hair ;p

caffeinated muse said...

@markie: have added you na. see you around! :)

@carmie: of course, this is not you. no worries. :D