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Blake Lively: Esquire Cover Girl

Blake Lively: Esquire Cover Girl

Blake Lively bares her legs for Esquire‘s sexy February 2010 cover spread. Hot!!!

The 22-year-old Gossip Girl actress next stars in the feature film, The Town, directed by Ben Affleck. In the mag, Ben showers Blake with praise: “The whole movie kind of hinges in a lot of ways on her performance, and I knew it was going to be the hardest part to cast. This girl came in, and no one had said to me beforehand, ‘Hey, look for this person.’ And obviously she was really attractive, and so I thought, Oh, here comes some blond girl. She came in, did one reading, and just crushed it. Like, Boston accent — really good. I was sort of stunned. I said, ‘Jeez, you know, that was really f—ing good. Who are you?’ She didn’t mention that she was on a television show.”

Ben continued, “I just said, ‘Look, there’s no alternative. I don’t have a second choice [in casting this role].’ …I want to be on the record because I think she’s really going to blow up, and I want to look like the smart guy. I didn’t quite discover her, but at least I want to say I bought the stock when it wasn’t $500 a share.”

You think Ben‘s on Team Blake? 100%!

More of Blake‘s interview on Esquire.com!

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  • note-to-blake-fake

    (Fake) looks inevitably fades… talent last much longer.

  • devaney

    Blake probably gearing up to compete w/ Megan Fox. Megan got big in the Transformers and now Blake to another cartoon-cr@p movie Green Lantern.
    And if it is, it would be tight match as “both” are no talent hacks, just all hype & surgery-patronized so-called beauties.

  • klye

    I’m sure Ben showered her with more than just praise

  • heck

    it sure seems Ben is taking advantage of the casting couch

  • flynn

    Oh please F(l)ake, cover it up even for once!
    “Amazon-Built W/ Rhinoplasty” like you dont looked that hot!

  • The REAL Blake

    http://cg278.wordpress.com/2009/10/19/52/
    Note : If she would standing besides a genuine beauty like Alexis, she would totally looked a homely bug!

    & another one…
    http://www.gossipgirlinsider.com/images/gallery/blake-lively-nose-job.png

  • NYK

    From the way Ben is gushing about Blake you can tell he’s 100% team Blake, you just have to look at the pictures of Ben smiling and flirting with blake on the set of the movie to see that he was really into her. Blake was too young and too attractive for the part but Ben went and changed the part so he could cast her, he obviously thinks very highly of her.

  • meh

    wow he sure loves her

  • Cowbell

    Jennifer Garner may be bit more talented than Blake but Blake sure is hotter, and younger too. If I was Ben I’d like to get it on with Blake.

  • http://xtina-sensation.blogspot.com/ Andy

    She has great legs. Very sexy.

  • Cherry

    She is flawless
    So many haters here,jealous bitches

  • Cherry

    The second pic is breath-taking

  • Whoever

    @The REAL Blake:

    YIKES!!!

  • http://www.flickr.com/photos/circumference/ Circumference

    the cover,the pose,the leather jacket and the white tee…really remind me of the movie scene in Grease in a good way !
    here’s the pic from the movie
    http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2748/4267980493_0080f48ae6_o.jpg

  • lindie

    I’d die for a praise from Ben lol

  • plez

    Now the gossip that Ben was flirting with Blake in pics makes more sense. The guy fell for the pretty girl. LOL

  • Amy

    Dear God, I just saw that pictures The REAL Blake posted… I had no idea that she had so much work done… I like her because she’s very down to earth, but she was kinda ugly. And I’d be very disappointed if those rumors circulating lately about her and Harvey Weinstein are true

  • Jess

    Blake THE BEST !!! TEAM BLAKE !!!!!!!!

  • http://www.twitter.com/TheNamesAbigail Abigail

    SEXY!! Love Blake! She’s gorgeous!!!

  • http://hollywood-hot-gossips.blogspot.com hollywoodgossip

    she looks gorgeous but bad pose.

  • Daisy

    She is stunning

  • Daisy

    @The REAL Blake:
    She was beautiful also
    When I watched SOTP I thought she was the most gorgeous girl out of them.

  • Bonnie AT

    She’s much more beautiful before her nose job,thought she is super beautiful now.She was so fresh and stunningly beautiful in “The Sisterhood of Travelling Pants”
    Now she looks like the Barbie Doll all the time

  • Bonnie AT

    Too much Barbie-Doll-looks here,even thought she looks gorgerous
    http://cdn.buzznet.com/media/jj1//2010/01/lively-esquire/blake-lively-esquire-cover-girl-01.jpg

  • Rosemary

    Ohhhhhhhhhhhh
    Apperantely Ben loves her,poor Jen
    But who not?Shs is such a beautiful and innorcent girl

  • Nancy

    From the interview:

    The only obstacles, Affleck says, were that Lively was too pretty and too young, and that she had this monster hit show she had to shoot five days a week. So they fiddled with the character’s age and scheduled all her scenes to shoot on weekends. “I just said, ‘Look, there’s no alternative. I don’t have a second choice,’ ” Affleck says. He’s still in the middle of editing the movie, which won’t be out until September, but he says he wants to make a point right now. “I want to be on the record because I think she’s really going to blow up, and I want to look like the smart guy,” he says. “I didn’t quite discover her, but at least I want to say I bought the stock when it wasn’t $500 a share.”

    Ben’s really into her,LOL

  • David

    One of the most beautiful girls in HW now.
    She is more beautiful as a brunette

  • reality

    Does anyone think she looks like a younger version of Ben’s mom? Just saying. Right around the eyes?

    I think its pretty clear Ben is head over heels for Blake. He acted the same way with JLo. Remember, the full page ad in Vanity Fair? Ben is such a blazen fool. No wonder he can’t succeed like his low key buddy Matt.

    And it won’t matter to Jen that he cheats with hundreds of girls, she’ll stop at nothing to remain as his doormat wife because she likes the status of being Ben’s wife. Nevermind, he has no respect for her whatsoever.

    Unless of course that Blind Item over at Dlisted.com is true. The one about spy on spy…

  • Rocky

    she had her nose done

    son nez et refait, rahlala.

  • Rio

    she’s such a wh0re.I doubt that she gets all her roles by getting laid with the producers.

  • Honeybunn

    Some of you people need to take a reading comprehension class.
    Directors praise the actors in their movies all the time. Ben Affleck smiles at Blake one time on set and it is like red meat for the crazies that dislike the man. Ben was standing 3 feet away form Blake in that picture. From what I read about Blake’s role in “The Town” is really intense and unromantic.

    And for those who love to compare Matt and Ben. Get over it already.
    I love Matt but he is as dull as dish water. I can’t bring myself to watch half of his boring movies. Matt will get that Best Actor Oscar one day
    (I will be rooting for him). And it will probably bring great joy for all those who dislike Ben. But…. years from now when Ben and Matt decide to write their memoirs / books about their lives. I will be buying Ben’s. Now that will be some good reading.

  • NewYorker

    Perfect-looking girl

  • ivanka

    @devaney: amen!

  • drewlard
  • drewlard

    @#6
    Im all for Team ALEXIS “Non/Un-Surgical Beauty” BLEDEL…
    http://www.gilmoregirlsnews.com/files/2009/07/alexis-bledel-envy.jpg

  • reality

    Honeybunn,

    You excite easily. This is just boring little banter in the commentary section. Relax already…

    Ben Im sure is a great guy, but he’s also acting like a fool.

  • Janeth

    Blake seems like a pretty down to earth chick, never heard anything bad about her and she can act… So I wish her all the best! And she’s gorge too. I think people need to get it together she and Ben don’t have anything going on and that’s how rumors start…

  • Ronda

    What a gorgeous Woman! Go head Blake show ‘em what you’re working with!

  • Beth

    @flynn: amazons are actually known to have gorgeous bodies.. so in a way.. yes. amazon-esque. has the body of a goddess..

  • JACK

    YUK! I’m sorry teeny boppers obsessed with Gossip Girl, but this girl’s looks are not impressive or fetching to me at all. She looks very horsey and disheveled, I have seen her at two events I went to. Both times I could not believe this girl was the apple of many young girl’s eyes. I can sort of understand Leighton. She’s a bit cuter. but these photos aren’t sexy at all!

  • JACK

    YUK! I’m sorry teeny boppers obsessed with Gossip Girl, but this girl’s looks are not impressive or fetching to me at all. She looks very horsey and disheveled, I have seen her at two events I went to. Both times I could not believe this girl was the apple of many young girl’s eyes. I can sort of understand Leighton. She’s a bit cuter. but these photos aren’t sexy at all!

  • raysa

    Gorgeous as always! she’s stunning, you suckers stop saying thins things about her or even about Ben, i cant understand your lower minds.

  • Missy

    omfg her legs *-* I love her, she is amazing.

  • irene1234

    Wow she is amazing! If you’ve seen the movie Elvis and Annabelle you get a small idea of how big talent she has!!!!!

  • Oceane

    She’s got an average face and killer body and good hair. She uses this to it’s advantages but, even this can take so far…

  • Jordan

    BUTTERFACE with the most annoying nasally voice.

  • http://dlisted.com lakers fan in boston

    not really the best pics ive seen of hers
    she just are trying 2 force her 2 look sexy 2 much, she’s wearing nothing sexy as well
    she’s really good looking but these photos aint doing her any justice

  • mimi

    She is the new Hollywood slu-t.
    She has a nose job, boob job, fake tan, bleached blong, and bad acting.
    .
    Magen Fox is much better in that catgory.
    .
    Obviously Ben is used to tall horses, masculine features and plastic surgery.

  • Kevin

    Ben hasn’t talked about any of his other female co-stars like this. He sounds like a dude with a major crush.

  • Yvonne

    @JACK:
    I met her on the GG set ,she’s drop dead gorgeous in person ,and Chace is yummy.The others not so much.

    I think Blake and Chace shoule be a couple

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