“Did I tell you I met Albert Hammond Jr. the other night?” he asked Leighton one afternoon at the Rose Bar, when she came in to hang out with him and castmate Jessica Szohr, who plays Dan’s former love interest Vanessa. “It was so fucking cool. He knew who I was. Apparently he’s a fan of Gossip Girl. He was like, ‘I love your character, man.’”
“You love him,” Leighton said, laughing, as Ed waxed on.
“I do, I fucking love him,” Ed said dreamily, putting on Leighton’s sunglasses.””