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She also guest starred in an episode of Numbers and appeared in two episodes of House as Ali Johnson, a teenager who has a crush on Gregory House.
In 2007, Meester was cast in The CW's teen drama series Gossip Girl as Blair Waldorf, based on the book series of the same name by Cecily von Ziegesar.
It follows the friendship between a lesbian (Meester) and a straight woman (Gillian Jacobs) who begin a new relationship.She has also appeared in the films Killer Movie (2008), Country Strong (2010), The Roommate (2011), Monte Carlo (2011), The Oranges (2011), and The Judge (2014).Meester made her Broadway debut in Of Mice and Men (2014).Her paternal grandparents cared for Meester during this period.She has maintained that her parents gave her a normal upbringing and, despite their criminal past, has stated, "It made me realize that you can't judge anyone—especially your parents—for what they've done in their past, because people change." When she was 11 years old, Meester and her siblings moved with their mother to New York City.
She first auditioned for the role of Serena van der Woodsen, but told the producers that she could better play Blair, dying her blonde hair to do so.