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Leighton Meester to Quit 'Gossip Girl' in Two Years

December 14, 2010 (2:43 am) GMT
The depicter of Blair Waldorf, who is taking more and more big screen project lately, is not going to renew her contract with the CW show.

Fans of "" may have to start picturing the show without Blair Waldorf. who has slipped into the character for four seasons is ready to say goodbye to the drama series once her contract expires.

"Two more years," she told E! Online at the Four Seasons in Beverly Hills, while promoting her new movie, "". This does not mean that the show is going to end for each cast is bound by contract. Meester emphasized that she "obviously enjoys working on the show and living in New York".

In her movie bucket, there's "" which was shot earlier this year and would be released July 1, 2011, as well as "" and "". Acting in fact is not Meester's only area of expertise. She has a debut album called "Love Is a Drug" to be released next year under Universal Republic. Meester displays her skill in singing in "Country Strong" where she becomes a new country star following the footstep of 's character.

Meester said the producers of "Gossip Girl" and The CW have been very understanding of the actors' need to expand their career beyond the series. "It allows you to be ready for when the show's over," she said. But when asked whether the show would end if she exits, Meester said, "I don't know, but I think there's that old saying about wanting to go out on top."

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