When "Gossip Girl" first aired on TV, many viewers thought Chuck Bass was a TOTAL, complete… well, ass.
How fitting of a description for Charles Bartholomew because “ass” even rhymes with “bass.”
As we got deeper into the show, Chuck actually proved all of us wrong, and even changed Queen Bee Blair Waldorf's impression of him, and she was certainly v. difficult to win over.
Chuck's sleek suits ended up stealing our hearts, because Bass was not an asshole anymore at all.
He turned out to be stylish AF and -- MAJOR spoiler alerts coming up -- an adorable boyfriend to Blair.
Are they #CoupleGoals or what?!
The duo ended up getting married in the most romantic wedding ever surrounded by their squad. I actually bawled my eyes out during the show's finale… SO many emotions went down.
For real though, Chuck Bass cleans up hot damn fine.
Even though “Gossip Girl” is sadly over, Chuck Bass' memory lives on forever.
Here's what the sexy man of the hour, AKA actor Ed Westwick, looks like today.