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Yes, he's dreamy, she admits. But Gossip Girl star Leighton Meester is deflecting talk of a real-life romance with her co-star, Chace Crawford.

"For the record, it's not true!" Meester told People at The Help Group's Annual Teddy Bear Ball, where CW chief Dawn Ostroff was being honored.

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This admission by Leighton Meester follows a story in yesterday's New York Post suggesting that Crawford and Carrie Underwood had broken up and that Leighton Meester had been seen kissing her Gossip Girl co-star off-set.

Leighton Meester does call Chace Crawford one of her favorite co-stars.

"I'm really close to Chace," Leighton said. "We're really good friends."

The two attended the Teddy Bear gala, though there were no palpable signs of them dating, such as Chace and Leighton sucking face or anything. It didn't happen.

Crawford, who has been spotted Carrie Underwood many times this fall, sat next to another Gossip Girl co-star, Blake Lively, while Meester sat across the table.

Lively, for one, says she's sick of all this celebrity gossip.

"One thing I've noticed is that fans kind of want everybody to be their character," she said. "Like Leighton [dating] Chace, and me and Leighton hating each other. Those are our characters on the show. That's not us in real life."

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This piece of celebrity gossip would fit right in on an episode of Gossip Girl. It appears that American Idol winner Carrie Underwood is single again - and the reason is the wandering eye of her most recent boyfriend, Chace Crawford.

Carrie Underwood and Chace Crawford have been spotted together on numerous occasions this fall, and have smiled and gushed about each other in interviews.

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But, according to the New York Post, things unraveled because several weeks ago, Crawford was seen making out with some blonde - who wasn't Carrie Underwood.

Carrie Underwood may have to act out some of the scenes her "Before He Cheats" music video if these rumors of Chace Crawford's recent cheating are proven true.

Sources suggest this mystery blonde may have been Katrina Bowden.

Then, last Wednesday night at New York City's Beatrice Inn, Chace and his cute Gossip Girl co-star, Leighton Meester, were seen sucking face - and this didn't involve a scene for their CW series, on which they are boyfriend and girlfriend.

THE HOLLYWOOD GOSSIP NOTE: That would be the same Big Apple locale Heath Ledger allegedly bagged Lindsay Lohan at. That's all we've got.

We'll have more on this story as it develops. All we have to say for now is that we are here if you need us, Carrie. You just need a nice, normal guy who will commit to you... not these Chace Crawford / Tony Romo players. Jerks.

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The always cute cast of Gossip Girl made the trip out to Long Island City, Queens, on Friday to shoot a series of holiday ads for the Gap. Check 'em out ...

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Above: Chace Crawford (Nate) and Blake Lively (Serena) looking as terrific as ever. We can certainly see what Carrie Underwood sees in Chace Crawford!

Below: The lovely Leighton Meester (Blair), who may be the cutest girl on Earth. Or at least tied with Friday Night Lights look-alike Minka Kelly for that honor. What we would've give to receive that under the tree this year.

Blake, Chace, Leighton and the rest of their Gossip Girl cohorts return for an all-new episode this Wednesday on The CW. We're counting down the days.

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Another day, another set of Gossip Girl photos from the set of the hit CW series. The well-dressed stars were spotted filming in Manhattan as usual this week. Here's a couple of Leighton Meester (Blair) and Chace Crawford (Nate) ...

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Chace Crawford and Leighton Meester: Young, talented, well-dressed.

While their characters appear to be broken up as of the most recent episode of Gossip Girl, these two sure would make a cute couple, don't you think?

Too bad Chace is already taken - by Carrie Underwood! As for Leighton, we aren't sure if she's single... but she sure does look like Minka Kelly.

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Katrina Bowden who?

After rumors swirled that Chace Crawford was getting cozy with the smoking hot 30 Rock receptionist, it appears he and Carrie Underwood are still on.

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After scoring big at last week's Country Music Awards, the blonde cutie and former American Idol winner unwinds on an evening stroll with her rumored boyfriend and Gossip Girl star - and her puppy - Sunday night in New York City.

Chace Crawford and Carrie Underwood: Romance in the Big Apple.

With two awards last week, Carrie continued to establish herself as a rising star in the country music field - and possibly Chace's love life. Regardless of who he's dating, Chace Crawford is part of one of the hottest casts on TV.

Between Crawford, Blake Lively, Leighton Meester and Penn Badgley, there's something (or somebody) for everyone on Gossip Girl, which airs on The CW.

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Was Carrie Underwood merely a notch on Chace Crawford's bedpost?

We can't say, but we can say that Chance was spotted with 30 Rock's Katrina Bowden at the Angel Ball on October 29. The pair reportedly got freaky at the after-party!

"Crawford was spotted dancing with his arms wrapped around her," reports the mag. "He's been texting [Katrina Bowden]. He told her that he's not dating Carrie."

Well, that would sum it up pretty well if it were true. However, a Chace Crawford pal says that it was the smokin' 30 Rock receptionist who initiated the flirting.

"Katrina's been obsessing about Chace ever since she saw him shooting [The CW hit show] Gossip Girl, which films near 30 Rock," said the unnamed source.

Katrina Bowden: Chace Crawford plaything of the month?

Prior to appearing as Cerie on 30 Rock, Katrina was credited as Katie Bowden and appeared in an episode of Law and Order: SVU, as well as in Fall Out Boy's music video "Dance Dance," and on the long-running soap opera One Life to Live.

They seem like they'd be a cute couple. Until Carrie Underwood reads this, that is. Katrina Bowden may soon find her cute face getting (30) rocked. Boo.

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- Chace rollin' solo style? Gossip Girl star Chace Crawford was spotted hitting up New York nightspot Butter ... without a certain someone. While many in the club wondered if his "friend" Carrie Underwood would show up, the young star, sporting a suit and skinny black tie, instead was seen with a different blonde.

- At the same club, one of the regulars, Diddy, kept a low profile, then chatted it up with another Butter mainstay, Jay-Z. The hip-hop moguls seemed to enjoy the mix of music (which was, conveniently, heavy on the Jay-Z hits).

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- Across town, Natalie Portman was seen rocking out at the Band of Thieves concert with a male friend (likely Nathan Bogle) in tow. "It looked like they were roaming around the East Village and wanted to hear some new music," says an onlooker.

- As her beleaguered European tour rolls on, a still-living Amy Winehouse took a pre-concert cruise around the tattoo parlors of Paris' Pigalle neighborhood with hubby Blake Fielder-Civil. The couple gawked at the Moulin Rouge cabaret and shared a kiss before making a stop at the L'Académie des Billiards.

- In Berlin to film the thriller The International, Naomi Watts stepped out with Liev Schreiber for supper at Sagrantino wine bar. Bor-ring.

- Okay, so this isn't exactly club news (or club news at all), but we love Mary-Louise Parker, who was seen working out with her trainer at Equinox in New York. They were doing weight training and work with a yoga ball. According to an onlooker, the actress "looked stunning... even in her gym clothes and no makeup."

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We've heard from her at length. Now it's his turn. Gossip Girl star Chace Crawford is finally speaking out about his new girlfriend Carrie Underwood.

"She's a classy girl," Chace Crawford told Us Weekly at the 2007 Angel Ball in NYC October 29. No word on whether he and Carrie are going steady. But looks like it.

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Crawford, 22, and Underwood, 24, have apparently been dating since July. He first introduced himself to her at Hyde in West Hollywood in May.

The pair has gotten even cozier recently in the Big Apple as he shoots his new CW hit show and she promotes her new album, Carnival Ride, dining for two at NYC's Nobu and sipping champagne and kissing a lot at NYC club Marquee.

"Chace and Carrie are in love," an Underwood pal says. "They are both working all the time right now, but together whenever they can be."

No word on whether Underwood and Crawford will be spending Thanksgiving together â€" although, if they do, it could be somewhat awkward.

Crawford, a Texas Native, says that his plans are "going back to Dallas to see the family. A lot of eating. Maybe the Cowboys football game."

Underwood, of course, dated Cowboys quarterback Tony Romo, who's moved on to partying with Alli Sims and getting lap dances from Britney Spears.

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While the lovely Blake Lively has yet to comment on the budding relationship of Chace Crawford and Carrie Underwood, another Gossip Girl co-star, Nicole Fiscella, can't say enough good things about the new romance.

Chace Crawford "is having a good time" with Carrie Underwood, according to Fiscella, at Tiffany & Co.'s Blue Book Collection launch Saturday.

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"They're the cutest couple," Fiscella says of Crawford and Underwood, who have been spotted hanging out around New York City in the last month.

The pair has been hanging out and stopping everywhere from the hip hot spot Marquee to Justin Timberlake's Southern Hospitality restaurant.

"Chase is just such a great guy," Nicole Fiscella, 23, says of her 22-year-old Gossip Girl co-star.

"He's so much fun and he just loves his life right now. He seems to be having a good time with [Carrie]."

Underwood, the 24-year-old American Idol winner, who finds Crawford "really cute," has plans to meet Chace Crawford's Gossip Girl costars soon.

"We were all going to meet up one night and I didn't get to meet her yet," says Fiscella, "But I hear she's a great girl."

We would have to agree. Tony Romo, you missed out.

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He's from Texas and she's from Oklahoma, so it's no wonder Chace Crawford and Carrie Underwood opted for some Southern Hospitality - as in Justin Timberlake's restaurant in New York City - on their latest date!

The American Idol winner and star country singer, 24, has been spotted going on a series of dates with the Gossip Girl actor, 22, and we just have to say that we're nuts about this adorable new celebrity couple.

Carrie Underwood at the ACMs

Chace Crawford and Carrie Underwood stopped at restaurant Destino earlier in the night before following that up with more food, drinks and dessert at the pop star's restaurant, which opened this year.

The pair dined on BBQ wings, Justin Timberlake's "Grannie's Pecan Pie" (which uses a real recipe from Justin's grandma) and looked "pretty lovey dovey," according to an observer at the hip new eatery.

Carrie Underwood and Chace Crawford were spotted again on Wednesday, as he watched her - during her press tour to promote her new album, Carnival Ride - perform on Live with Regis and Kelly. As usual, she was great!

One person surprised to see Chace Crawford backstage at the talk show? His own Gossip Girl co-star, Blake Lively, who was also a guest!

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