Bassholes in History

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When last we left Gossip Girl’s Chuck Bass, he was having a rough time of it — drunk, angry, and alone after the death of his father, he looked, literally and figuratively, to be on the verge of teetering into the abyss. But the manicured dandy of the Palace Hotel shouldn’t let himself fall just yet, for he is loved: When last we checked, Chuck Bass’s Facebook fan club was over 40,000 strong. Men want to be him and women want to … well, you know. And while he may be feeling alone right now (“I don’t have a family,” he snarled at Lily on the church steps), he does, in fact, belong somewhere. Chuck is, after all, the latest in a long and illustrious line of wicked womanizers. And all he has to do to bring them back to life is crack a book. Or check out our slideshow.