Recession Will Not Affect ‘Gossip Girl,’ Says Eric Van Der Woodsen

It's like, we can barely get excited about Heidi and Lauren being friends again. Photo: Getty Images

The Observer ran into Connor Paolo, better known as Eric van der Woodsen, and asked whether he though he’d be impacted by the credit crisis. “We’ll see. But I’m pretty sure the Gossip Girl kids are insulated from all that.” Phew. We’ve never been so grateful for the unequal distribution of wealth. [NYO]