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Taylor Momsen: 'I Quit Acting, Actually'

Taylor Momsen: 'I Quit Acting, Actually'

Don’t expect to see Taylor Momsen returning to TV any time soon – or ever!

“I quit acting, actually. I quit Gossip Girl and now tour and am in a band and that’s pretty much all I want to do. Hopefully I’ll be able to only do that for the rest of my life,” the 18-year-old Pretty Reckless singer recently told Elle.

Taylor, along with Jessica Szohr, parted ways with the hit CW drama back in May.

As for whether she prefers writing, recording, or performing music, Taylor shared that she loves “it all.”

“They’re all very different. Writing is a very tortuous process, but, you know, I would say one of the most rewarding at the end. I love recording, it’s a completely different mindset from being on tour. But anytime you have an opportunity to play music, whether it’s in the studio or on the road, it’s the best thing in the world,” she explained.

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  • Johnny

    She quit acting? WOOHOOOO LETS CELEBRATE.

  • Wes


  • james

    she is 18. she will change her mind and style like next year.

  • ha ha

    who needs her

  • laverdadduele

    Oh no! She’s so talented, we need her…NOT!!!! Go away freak.

  • truly

    thank god…

  • Raine

    So sick of this wanna be bad a** sit yo a** down somewhere. I hate those young kids that try to be so tortured and all that bull

  • bart

    she is hot

  • Gaining Weight

    are we supposed to care about this ugly b*tch?

  • jay

    Someone call James Lipton and tell him he can cancel his Inside the Actors Studio taping with her

  • Anie

    Lets not be bitter and hateful. If somebody is doing what they love, and have figured out what it is at a young age then good for them.

  • Creed

    They way she dresses and acts is her style, nothing more. She is a bit of a poser but I could really careless. Everyone went through a wierd phase and the only difference between us and her is the fact that she has money and is famous enough to make herself seem like she cares.
    Trust me, give her 5 years max before she runs back to being normal.

    Its gravity, she was never this hopeless girl shes trying to make herself sound like, she is a rich princess who has enouph money to free that way.

  • [~Fug Face Man!ston~]

    ..Oh really?!? ..Good, don’t return. And I’m sure she was fired from Gossip Girl.

  • Lil

    The hills are alive…

  • coupon lady

    I thought she was fired. Or at least told her part was being cut or eliminated.

  • offtheproperty

    Mercy, actually.

  • ladys

    She’s *quitting* acting? When did she START?

  • Naomi

    Honey, we all knew that you quit when the show put you on an indefinite hiatus. Ha! Anyway, she has a good voice, but she won’t last long. I give her about three years before she becomes irrelevant.

  • Winter Haven: a novel

    Good riddance!

  • Marinés

    i love her music, and her band too

  • J

    Now for her music career. And we can all sleep happily ever after. :D

  • Gilmore

    What? Why! She was so good. Ladies and Gentlemen we just lost the next Meryl Streep to music. -.-

  • marq

    She’s so refreshingly girly.
    That takes true courage in such viciously repressive times as these.

  • SarahC

    Thank God.

  • iknow

    i wanna lick her lower lips

  • Yeaaah

    Oh no, she’s quiting acting? Somebody please help my aching heart…psh. Actually tonight, I shall celebrate!

  • norine

    She should quit music too while shes at it. If you could even call it that.

  • Adam

    she’s 18 !!

  • Ron Cheadle

    Has it even occurred to her to go to college and university and finish her education?

  • jk

    She is one of the child abuse victims of Hollywood. And no I’m not joking, It’s a serious issue.

  • ola

    Y E S !!!! :)))))))))))))))))

  • Billa-tong

    Thank God ! ! ! ! !
    She quit acting ! We’re blessed today ! :D
    I can’t stand this girl, she isn’t even a great actress … but unfortunately I like her song.
    Thank god she quit acting at all ! And I hope she’s not going to change her mind ! *Fingers crossed*

  • James Woods

    she acts?

  • Gigi

    Let the girl go through her phase – most people are lucky enough not to have to do it in the public eye. She has a pretty darn good voice, and the music the band makes is much more of a contribution than her acting.

  • Maria

    I think she is the classic example of someone who is young and thinks they know everything about life but actually don’t!! It is fine if she wants to play music forever- she just better take better care of her health- lay off the hard drugs- anyway, she is quite presumptuous and I can see her in her thirties saying she thought she knew everything when she was 18 but she has a lot of life to live and learn and be surprised by

  • Butterfly

    She’s so refreshingly girly. That takes true courage in such viciously repressive times as these.