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Taylor Momsen, Jessica Szohr not returning to 'Gossip Girl'

When the CW's Gossip Girl comes back in the fall, the cast will have shed a few pounds, in the form of Taylor Momsen and Jessica Szohr. Where we get all our eye shadow and eavesdropping advice now?

The pair are not returning as regulars for the show's fifth season,'s Michael Aussielo says, but they will be allowed to come back as guest stars. Blake Lively, Leighton Meester, Penn Badgley, Ed Westwick and Chace Crawford all will be back, though.

To take up some of the slack, Lively's cousin on the show, Kaylee DeFer will be joining the cast as a full-time member. Meanwhile, we'll have to put up with even more of Momsen's attempts at a music career. Szohr, well, maybe she can go back to school.

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