Gossip Girl star Chace Crawford attended the White House Correspondents' Dinner as a guest of Fox News, but when we caught up with him at a W Hotel party thrown over the weekend by Google and The Hollywood Reporter, he made sure to defuse any questions of partisanship. "I watch Fox News, but I watch them all, you know what I mean?" he clarified. "I like Bill Maher, and Meet the Press." Another recent addition to his DVR: Lena Dunham's much-talked-about HBO comedy Girls. "I actually really liked it, to be honest," said Crawford. "I love the deadpan, dry humor ... All the actresses in it, I thought they did a really good job. Because I do know people like that — I have friends in Brooklyn, Williamsburg — and it rings true a little bit." But what about the backlash? "I heard there was a backlash!" he said. "But what is the backlash? That they're privileged?" Kind of! "We definitely had to face that. I'm not going to lie — keep it a little more real." So can we expect a Gossip Girl–Girls crossover, especially now that Dan has convinced Blair to spend so much time in Brooklyn? "Never!" laughed Crawford. "They're the two least likely shows to have a crossover. They're total opposites! It would be funny, though. Then all they would need is a vampire and a werewolf!"
Most Watched on Vulture
Most Viewed Stories
A Premature Attempt at the 21st Century Canon
Introducing Soon-Yi Previn
The Great British Baking Show’s Latest Winner on the Surprising Cost of All Those Bakes
Dwayne ‘the Rock’ Johnson Takes Kevin Hart Down a Peg or Two
Serial Season 3 Is Ambitious, Addictive, and Completely Different
BoJack Horseman’s Biggest Mystery: Is Todd Supposed to Be Latino?
American Horror Story: Apocalypse Recap: Rubberman Can!
Every American Horror Story Season, Ranked From Worst to Best
The New Archetypes of Oscar Season
Chevy Chase Just Wants to Talk Some Shit in Peace, Okay?
Latest News from VultureJordan Peele Will Enter Another Dimension, Host CBS’s Twilight Zone Revival
Coming in 2019.Daredevil Season 3 Teaser: Matt Murdock Is All Bloodied Up
He’s got the secret to beating evil.Abbi Jacobson Began Illustrating Because She Didn’t Have the Space to Do Anything Else
We chat with the Broad City star about some of her favorite illustrations.Audiobooks Are the New Ebooks, Except They Might Keep Growing
The rise of audiobooks is a tech story, and the battle for its future involves the same players as the e-book wars.The Best-Ever Recordings From the Prehistory of Audiobooks
The Voices of the Dead Brought to Life Digitally, from Kesey to Nabokov to Tolstoy and Maybe Walt WhitmanThe Best Audiobooks of 2018 (So Far)
Courtroom thrillers, quirky imports, and Billy Crudup.The Best-selling Audiobooks of 2018 (So Far)
Here’s what everyone’s listening to right now.Kristen Bell Reading Fear, Garrett Hedlund Reading Fifty Shades, and 8 More Dream Audiobook Pairings
Just imagine Gossip Girl reading about Trump’s White House.The Season Two Big Mouth Trailer Features Plenty of Boobs and Boners
Introducing the Shame Wizard!Life Itself Wastes the Cinematic Partnership of Annette Bening and Oscar Isaac
A movie about life, itself, but mostly Annette Bening smoking and Oscar Isaac looking pensive.
Somehow his infuriatingly messy paintings point directly to Cézanne, Manet, Renoir, van Gogh, Matisse, de Kooning, Marlene Dumas, and Kara Walker.Crimetown Season 2 Will Dig Into Detroit’s Corruption
The Gimlet Media podcast will return on October 1.The Real Housewives of Dallas Recap: Locker Up
D’Andra reaches a crossroads in her business life and runs out of money (but not really).If Beale Street Could Talk Trailer: Love, Interrupted
In select theaters November 30.I Want Out:
Want to get into comedy but have no idea how? Here’s a handy guide.Cary Joji Fukunaga Will Direct the Next James Bond
Danny Boyle quit last month.Judi Dench Takes All the Good Parts, and 11 Other Things We Learned From Tea With the Dames
Including the fact that Judi Dench takes all the good parts, and that Maggie Smith has yet to watch Downton Abbey.Meet the Guy Tasked With Archiving Prince’s Entire Vault
“There are things in there that are about as close as you can get to the end of his life as possible.”Doctor Who Season 11 Trailer: She’s in Charge Now
Premiering on BBC America October 7.American Horror Story: Apocalypse Recap: Rubberman Can!
There are still no witches. Where my coven at?