She was ready to quit show business and was going to attend Columbia University, however, the showrunners told her that she could attend college one day a week and that after the first year of the show her life would quieten down so she could go to college full time then. She's currently touring Europe. Since then, she's starred in a few different films and TV shows and is now happily dating football player Scotty McKnight for the past two years. Where are your favourite Gossip Girl stars ten years on? The actress appeared in the show's finale, but hasn't acted since, choosing to instead focus on The Pretty Reckless. That obviously didn't happen and she's become a huge star and married everyone's favourite guy, Ryan Reynolds , with whom she shares two daughters, James and Ines. Well, until Taylor got written of the show!