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Leighton Meester Covers Cosmopolitan June 2009

Leighton Meester Covers Cosmopolitan June 2009

Gossip Girl star Leighton Meester scores her biggest cover yet — the June 2009 issue of Cosmopolitan!

The 23-year-old actress talked about her unconventional childhood with Ellen DeGeneres on Friday’s episode of The Ellen DeGeneres Show.

“My parents had been part of a very interesting lifestyle,” she shared. “Yes, [they were in prison.] Everything’s all good now. My dad works for an internet company. My mom’s a writer. They live the good life now.”

Leighton also talked a bit about her music deal with Universal Records.

Leighton Meester – “Cosmopolitan” June 2009
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  • tina

    I love leightonnnnnnnnnnnnnn
    i love blairrr hehee

    so cuteeeeee

  • soso

    She is stunning!!!! She deserves much more. It is only the beginning… love her ….

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  • tam

    cover is pretty~~

  • jare

    lovely girl

  • fialy

    gorgeous :)

  • min

    Aww that’s a cute cover!

  • vanessa

    she’s so adorable. <3

  • FM

    I heard she has a blog,
    is she the real leigh or not? then how bout the twitter?

  • jess

    I love her dress in the interview.

  • SERA

    ahhhh leighton so pretty.

  • jane

    LOOOOOOOOOVE cosmo cover

  • Emma

    @FM – yes that is really her blog and her real twitter.

  • soso

    Those are fake. It is not her real blog or twitter. Her publicist denied it. Leighton does not have blogs, twitters, facebooks and so on….
    Also there are fake blogs for the other cast members. Beware…
    Some people are just crazy….

  • FM

    yeah I guess it’s fake but she has a lot of followers and her blog is kinda so popular..

  • FM

    yeah I guess it’s fake but she has a lot of followers and her blog is kinda so popular..

  • Laura

    I think it’s only the beginning for Leighton, she looks gorgeous in the video for Ellen and for the magazine cover.

  • sserena

    love her!

  • jenifer

    gooooood cover

  • chace

    aww she’s so cute.

  • chace

    aww she’s so cute.

  • Peace Love Miley

    love her!

  • mia

    the interview was way too short!

  • ali

    omg i love leighton! shes the bestttt!

  • zzarazza

    Lovely cover at last! Her previous photoshoots were not up to her beauty

  • jess

    She is seriously so gorgeous & she seems awesome.

  • MEEE

    she’s the MOST BEAUTIFUL GIRl i’ve EVER seen !!!

    I love Leighton / Blair :-D

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  • mary

    she’s sooooooooooooooooooooo prettyyyyyy

  • chels

    i love her she deservess more than blake and she should date someone famouser

  • Jime

    she’s really pretty, funny and talented! I agree, she deserves more!
    Blake has got all the attention, and im not complaining cause she’s pretty, glowing and everyone loves her…but it’s kind of unfair with leigh! Her character is huge in gossip girl.

  • bRIAN

    She looks hot.

  • me

    Why was her parents in prison? What did they do? Anyone know?

  • Tiffany

    @34. Her parents were a part of a 250 million dollar drug smuggling ring.

  • http://Thedressisadorable YES!

    She forgot to mention that she was priviliged and enjoy the tons of money her money did from drugs.

    She went to a school in Beverly Hills and could take all the singing lessons and other things due to their criminal activity.

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  • luvher!

    omfg i LOVE her! she’s so gorgeous and talented and funny and down to earth! she deserves way more covers than this and i hope it’s only beginning for her!

  • Tiffany

    @36. Umm, no she didn’t. Her parents got popped while her mohter was pregnant with her. They’d lost everything and were servering time in federal prison before she was born. She wasn’t privileged at all.

  • e

    i like leighton
    but blairs a little annoying right now
    oh nateeee i neeeeed you!

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  • Dina

    Anyone know where I can find any pics of her mom and dad?

  • xo

    shes f-ing GORGEOUS!!!! she deserves the cover of cosmo… BY FAR.. the most beautiful star on the lame CW….

  • UGGs

    love her so much.. what a perfect bodyyyyyyyyyy…

  • Michelle

    She’s so smart, pretty, and classy….

  • Crystal

    I’m glad that a none teen magazine finally put a Gossip Girl cast member who is not Blake Lively on the cover of their magazine.

    I don’t buy Cosmopolitan but I’ll defintely be getting this issue.

  • Crystal

    YES!: I highly doubt the government allowed her parents to keep the money they made from their crimes.

    Besides she has said a few times in interviews that she didn’t have much money growing up and once said that she was an outcast at Beverly Hills High because she didn’t come from a rich family.

  • custom T

    I <3 Leighton!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  • sookermouse

    she is so pretty!

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