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Leighton Meester Tells the Story of How She & Adam Brody Booked 'Life Partners' to 'Nylon'

Leighton Meester looks stunning on the cover of Nylon magazine’s November 2014 issue.

Here’s what the 28-year-old actress and singer had to share with the mag:

On ending Gossip Girl: “I started the show when I was so young, and once it was over, I wanted to do things that were exciting and challenging and more me—more my adult taste. Of course, that’s said with nothing but gratitude and love for that experience in that time of my life.”

On doing Life Partners with husband Adam Brody: “There wasn’t time to ask if we wanted to do this together. I was reading the script. I loved the part and loved the movie. I was going to the meeting that day and he called me and said, ‘They offered me this role.’”

On growing up: “Most people I know are starting to get married. It’ll be kids next. I like the grown-up stuff. I like having a house. I’ve got dogs.”

For more from Leighton, visit Nylon.com.

FYI: Leighton is wearing Spring 2015 Hilfiger Collection vest and tank on the cover. In the inside image, she’s wearing a Spring 2015 Hilfiger Collection necklace.

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Leighton Meester's New Album is Available to Stream Now!

Here is some awesome news for Leighton Meester fans – you can stream her entire new album Heartstrings online!

The album will released on iTunes on Monday (October 27), but thanks to Elle the full album is streaming right now.

“It really represents me,” Leighton said of the album. “It’s sensitive, it’s sort of guarded but also open and vulnerable and triumphant.”

“You have a life outside of work—barely, but it’s there for me—so there’s plenty of material and inspiration [for my music],” Leighton added. “Family, friends, loved ones, relationships, and everything that is happening in real life is a good source of inspiration for anybody who is writing music.”

Listen to the title song “Heartstrings” below and visit Elle.com to hear the full album!

Leighton Meester Performs in NYC as She Focuses on Music

Leighton Meester grabs her guitar and performs three of her original songs for the crowd at the “Meet the Musician” series held at Apple Store Soho on Tuesday (October 14) in New York City.

The 28-year-old actress/singer, who later headed to Lure Fishbar, recently opened up about the kind of music she wants to make.

“I can’t really set myself apart [from pop] considering the music that I made, but I never really had the desire or time to pursue that,” Leighton told Billboard. “It’s not my taste. This [new album] is for people who don’t know anything about my acting and don’t listen to pop music. I think that’s kind of exciting. [Of Mice and Men] was the most time-consuming thing I’ve ever done. Now I have time to actually concentrate [on music], which is cool. I’ve never really taken time off to do music.”

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Leighton Meester Hits Mill Valley for 'Like Sunday, Like Rain' Premiere with Billie Joe Armstrong!

Leighton Meester rocks floral trousers as she hits the red carpet at the premiere of her latest film Like Sunday, Like Rain held at the Rafael Film Center on Monday evening (October 6) in Mill Valley, Calif.

The 28-year-old entertainer was joined by her co-star Billie Joe Armstrong and writer and director of the flick Frank Whaley.

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That same day, Leighton was spotted looking cool and casual as she arrived at LAX Airport with her grandmother to catch their departing flight to Mill Valley.

FYI: Leighton is wearing a Narciso Rodriguez top and trousers with Brian Atwood pumps.

10+ pictures inside of Leighton Meester and others at the premiere of Like Sunday, Like RainMore Here! »

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The Poster for Leighton Meester & Adam Brody's Film 'Life Partners' is Here!

Leighton Meester and Gillian Jacobs get special color treatment on the poster for their film Life Partners.

Here’s a synopsis of the film: At 29, the most long-term relationship Sasha (Meester) and Paige (Jacobs) have ever been in is with each other, using their co-dependent friendship as an excuse not to venture out into the dating world alone. But when Paige meets nerdy Tim (Adam Brody) and starts to get serious for the first time, the nature of their friendship begins to shift. Fearing she’s being cast aside, Sasha tries to keep their relationship the same, but does growing up also mean growing apart?

Also starring in the film are Kate McKinnon and Gabourey Sidibe. Be sure to catch the movie on iTunes and VOD on November 6 and in theaters December 5.

Bigger poster inside… More Here! »

Ben McKenzie Says He Didn't Attend Leighton Meester & Adam Brody's Wedding

Leighton Meester chats with her friend who gave her a ride home before heading inside on Thursday afternoon (October 2) in Los Angeles.

The 28-year-old entertainer was returning back to her house after spending some time in the recording studio.

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A few days before, Adam Brody‘s The O.C. co-star Ben McKenzie revealed that he didn’t attend the wedding of Leighton and Adam.

“I did not go to his wedding. I think they wanted to kind of keep it super low-profile, so I did not take umbrage,” Ben told HuffPost Live. “His wife is awesome. Leighton‘s great.”

15+ pictures inside of Leighton Meester in L.A… More Here! »

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Kristen Bell & Leighton Meester Step Out for 'Judge' Premiere

Kristen Bell puts her baby bump on full display while supporting her hubby Dax Shepard at the premiere of his new movie The Judge on Wednesday evening (October 1) at the AMPAS Samuel Goldwyn Theater in Beverly Hills, Calif.

Also in attendance at the event were the film’s actresses Leighton Meester and Sarah Lancaster.

“The bad news: u can no longer reach your feet. The good news: u have a nice hubby who’ll help put on your shoes,” Kristen jokingly tweeted that night about being pregnant.

FYI: Kristen is wearing a DSquared2 dress, Brian Atwood shoes, a Salvatore Ferragamo clutch, and Doves earrings and ring. Leighton is wearing a Balmain dress, Jimmy Choo shoes, and a Salvatore Ferragamo clutch.

30+ pictures inside of Kristen Bell and Leighton Meester at the premiere… More Here! »

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