They wanted that, because then it fed their whole narrative.
I can walk a little taller feeling that I don’t have to be constantly apologizing for the work that I’ve done in the past.” Ouch.“Penn didn’t like being on in 2008.
While Jenny’s innocence was always going to end up being compromised by her social-climbing tendencies, Momsen’s off-screen punk rock transformation and work with her band, the Pretty Reckless, took things a little further than the writers had planned. I don't think anybody did,” GG casting director David Rapport told Buzzfeed of Jenny's character arc.
By Season 2, Jenny’s raccoon-eyed bad attitude had become her defining character trait, and Momsen’s personal life—including allegations of unprofessional behavior (more on that below)—spilled over into storylines in ways that sometimes worked, and sometimes… “Taylor actually read on tape and we cast her off tape, so we never had her here in person.
debuted, introducing us both to the scandalous lives of Manhattan's elite, and to the sometimes equally-scandalous cast of actors who played our favorite Upper East Siders.
While most of the gang were probably consummate professionals most of the time, thrusting a whole lot of very young actors very suddenly into the limelight is a surefire recipe for at least a little bit of scandal, as .