Most “Gossip Girl” fans had a love/hate relationship with the guy.
We despised his conniving, Basshole ways at first, then fell irrevocably in love with him when he transformed throughout the show.
Charles Bartholomew ended up surprising us all, and was Chuck Bastard (a little nickname my gal pals and I liked to call him) no more.
The New York City socialite grew up and stopped playing the cat and mouse game, all because Blair Waldorf happened to him. She was the love of his life, and he was, in turn, hers.
Their love for each other was evident throughout the series, even when they both didn't want to admit it.
The swoon-worthy duo tied the knot in the show's finale, leaving each and every one of our souls able to die happy.
Throughout the show, the majority of us developed a real soft spot for Chuck Bass. Sure, we loved Nate Archibald, but Chuck was CHUCK. And let's be real here: No one rocked a suit and tie like the Bass.
His bowties are another important conversation, for another day.
We saw that through his playboy shield he, too, had a heart of gold.
Some guys may come off as guarded on the outside, but it's just a wall. You don't know what they're going through that makes them like that until you take a walk in their shoes and give them a chance.
So, as you're putting yourself out there in the dating scene this year, here are 10 quotes from Chuck Bass that will make you believe in your shot at love.
Because when it comes down to it, Chuck Bass is motivating AF.
“I am so sorry for the pain I've caused you. And I know I can't take it back, but I wanna try and make it up to you. Even if it takes me the rest of my life.”
“You don't give up on the people you love.”
“If two people are meant to be together, eventually they'll find their way back.”
“There's a difference between a great love and the right love.”
“Don't leave. Everybody leaves.”
“I can't stand the thought of you with anyone else.”
“In the face of true love, you don't just give up, even if the object of your affection is begging you to.”
“People like me don't write books. We're written about.”
"Don't worry. I'll protect you. I'd do anything for you."
“We don't need tickets...I'm Chuck Bass.”
One thing about Chuck is he knows what he wants, and he does everything in his power to get it.
He's ballsy AF, but knows how to get the job done… the Chuck Bass way, of course.
UGH, the Bass can be so damn romantic when he wants to be.
You know you love me. XOXO,