It's hard to imagine anyone else but Blake Lively as the lead in Gossip Girl!
As we previously reported, the blonde beauty and her co-star Leighton Meester almost lost the career changing roles to network favorites Rumer Willis and Ashley Olsen during the casting stages.
However, Miz Willis has since revealed that she knows EXACTLY why she didn't get the part — because she bombed her audition.
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The Dancing With The Stars champ shared:
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