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07 February 2012 @ 01:39 am
episode discussion: 5x14 the backup dan  

BLAIR STRUGGLES WITH A DECISION ABOUT HER FUTURE - Blair must make a difficult decision about her future, the consequences of which could hurt those she loves most. Serena takes the blame for an incident with Gossip Girl in order to protect someone she loves. Georgina smells the scent of scandal and decides to follow its trail. Penn Badgley, Chace Crawford, Ed Westwick, Kelly Rutherford and Matthew Settle also star. David Warren directed the episode written by Matt Whitney.
Caitiecaitie on February 7th, 2012 05:54 pm (UTC)
I'm pretty cynical about the dowry plot. I feel like they're treating Blair like property again, but this time so Chuck can reverse what he did in the IP and find a way to stop what Louis and the royals are doing. I wish Blair would fight it off herself, but she completely accepted it.
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I completely agree. The dowry plot is such a disgusting medieval way to keep Blair tied to Louis, and IDEK how it is supposed to work. When did Blair even sign a contract? Why didn't she go to Cyrus or Harold, who are both supposed to be star attorneys?

And of course the writers don't get that the real problem is Chuck/Louis treating Blair like she is their property, and not if they are selling her or "buying her free". Seriously, I have no words for this mess.