Leighton Meester

(Leighton Marissa Meester)

Leighton Meester
Leighton Meester
  • Born: April 9, 1986
  • Nationality: American
  • Profession: Actress, Singer, Songwriter, Model

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Leighton Marissa Meester is an American actress, singer, songwriter, and model. She is best known for her starring role as the devious socialite Blair Waldorf on teen drama television series Gossip Girl on The CW (2007–2012). She has also appeared in films such as Killer Movie (2008), Country Strong (2010), The Roommate (2011), Monte Carlo (2011), The Oranges (2011) and The Judge (2014). Meester made her Broadway debut in Of Mice and Men (2014). She plays the character Angie D'Amato on the 2018 ABC television sitcom Single Parents (2018).

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A nutritionist helps me eat healthily at home.
Any fear of aging, I think, is simply vanity.
Daily life shouldn't be a fashion show all the time. Life ;Time
Even when people are so judgmental about what you wear or your weight you just have to step away and be like, 'I'm a normal, fine human being.'
Everyone has this universal understanding of roommate drama.
Guys who are unavailable are actually a dream come true for me because I'm unavailable all the time. It's great they're not down your throat. Time
High school for me was not all that fun. I think it's a lot more fun after when you realize that high school ends, and everything that's important at that time is sort of not important if people don't like your jeans or whatever. It doesn't matter. Time
Honestly, all I ever do is work. Work, Workers & The Labor Force
I always change my hair, but I don't like haircuts!
I believe in love, children and being a good person. Love, Romance, Marriage & Sex
I couldn't be happier.
I couldn't relate to kid stuff. 'Jimmy doesn't like me!' Who cares? I was worried we didn't have gas money or food. Those were my concerns. Money, Coins & Minting ;Nutrition, Food, Starvation, Farming & Agriculture
I didn't really like modeling; it was fun but I always wanted acting.
I do so much work that I don't have a lot of time for my life! Life ;Time ;Work, Workers & The Labor Force
I don't even think about fame at all.
I don't know if it'd be any time soon but I'd really like to work on a collaboration with somebody - I always have ideas for stuff like that. Time ;Work, Workers & The Labor Force
I don't want to hang out with some guy I just like.
I don't want to have a friend unless I can call them one of my best friends.
I feel like my friends are in a cult because we're like, 'No outsiders!
I feel more mature than most people my age.
I grew up reading 'Sense and Sensibility' and 'Pride and Prejudice' - girly kind of books.
I had a bunch of different hair colors. I was experimenting to see what I liked. It started off brown, then I did red, then I got really, really blonde!
I haven't ever really relied on relationships with guys. They come around and it's cool, but it's never been a big thing. I guess I've just been really distracted by work. Work, Workers & The Labor Force
I just go at my own pace and I like control of the TV and I like to decide when I take a shower and wash the dishes and stuff like that. So I don't know who would want to live with me to be honest!
I like to be judged by my family and friends because they know me. Families, Children & Parenting
I look up to my mom. She's a beautiful woman.
I love Edith Wharton. And I love old New York. Anything to do with New York. Love, Romance, Marriage & Sex
I love live music and I love to see people's faces when I'm performing. Love, Romance, Marriage & Sex ;Music, Chants & Rapps
I love my parents very much, but people either continue or break the patterns of what their life should be and I just want to completely break whatever patterns would lead me to the same life choices that they made. Life ;Love, Romance, Marriage & Sex
I never played sports. I wasn't any good at them. Sports & Athletics
I never wear makeup when I'm not at work. It can make you forget what you look like, and I've grown to really love the way I look without it. Love, Romance, Marriage & Sex ;Work, Workers & The Labor Force
I really like to be able to have variety and to try different things - that's the beauty of fashion.
I remember looking through magazines or watching movies even just a couple of years ago and being like, 'I really want to be part of that,' but not realizing what that was. Arts, Culture, Entertainment & Lifestyle
I think guys who are rebels and make their own rules are appealing.
I think you have to know how you feel when you're sad and it's healthy to mourn if a relationship ends. Moving On
I used to drink tons of caffeine. Now I make smoothies with frozen berries and Green Vibrance health powder. Health, Healthcare & Medicine
I want a family someday and I know that I have to let love in to create that and I think there is someone out there for me, but I'm not on some crazy hunt for that right now. Love, Romance, Marriage & Sex ;Families, Children & Parenting
I want an identity outside of my work. Work, Workers & The Labor Force
I watched a lot of TV, and it clicked one day that these people were acting. It sounded like the most fun thing ever.
If you get a wrinkle, I don't feel that's indicative of your losing ground. That's ridiculous.
I'm a grown woman and sometimes, I might be a little fat, you know? Am I alone there? Not really.
I'm not really a partier, in general. I've definitely learned that that's probably the least interesting thing you can do with your time. Time
I'm not sure I ever want to get married.
I'm so accustomed to being alone.
In real life I've learned to love not wearing any makeup whatsoever, and I'm super low-maintenance when it comes to my hair. Life ;Love, Romance, Marriage & Sex
In this world, everyone wants to know everything about you, and I think that's funny. Humor
It's hard to have any kind of luck in this business. Business, Commerce & Finance
It's wonderful to be in love. And it's definitely wonderful to cuddle and have sex and get to experience life with somebody. But it's OK if you don't find him and you're 24. You can find it someday. Life ;Love, Romance, Marriage & Sex
I've been so blessed to work with the people I have. Work, Workers & The Labor Force
I've been through a lot as far as love. Love, Romance, Marriage & Sex
I've gotten to wear such beautiful clothes and had such a variety and it's just been so nice because I feel like I've grown so much with my style and everything because I've been able to have fun with it. It's really fun for me.
I've learned to let things roll off my back.
I've never been crazy. I'm a very good girl, to be honest. I don't do anything to hurt anybody.
I've never fallen in love right off the bat. I get scared to say I love you too soon because it means so much. It means you're not seeing an end to things. Love, Romance, Marriage & Sex
People are pretty respectful for the most part.
Singing really is acting. In a lot of ways, it's much more personal. I love music, and being able to work on that is amazing. Love, Romance, Marriage & Sex ;Music, Chants & Rapps ;Work, Workers & The Labor Force
Sometimes you're a little too close for comfort, and I think anybody can relate to that, whether you're in college or just moving out on your own.
The only time a relationship is good is when you really love them. Time ;Love, Romance, Marriage & Sex
The way I become friends with somebody is a slow process. You can't just spill your guts and tell them everything about yourself and expect them to listen and understand you because you don't know them. It's the same thing with a relationship.
When I do get free time, I spend a lot of it at home with my family and my close friends and I think that's what keeps me happy, healthy, grounded, and totally in check. Time ;Families, Children & Parenting
When I don't have to be at work, I want to be the real me - the comfortable me! Work, Workers & The Labor Force
When I'm singing a song, I picture somebody in particular. A lot of it is to a guy.
When you see how you react when you suffer that's when you know what you are made of.
You can take what is handed to you and use it as an excuse to mess up. But I've always handled what was given to me by life. I consider myself lucky. I was never lied to. And I was loved. Life
You know how you're supposed to choose between playing up your eyes or your lips? I always choose lips. I love the drama. Love, Romance, Marriage & Sex

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