The bad boy of Gossip Girl will turn his attentions to another man on the upcoming third season of the New York-based teen soap.
Entertainment Weekly reports that Chuck Bass, played by British actor Ed Westwick, will lock lips with the fictional head of NYU's freshman affairs. Apparently, the kiss is a ploy to gain favor with the NYU employee -- it's all part of a scheme concocted by Bass's part-time girlfriend Blair Waldorf (Leighton Meester). The same-sex object of Bass's affections is played by actor Neal Bledsoe, who's has appeared on CSI: NY and Guiding Light.
Westwick plays quite the heterosexual lothario on the CW show, but in the books on which the series is based, the Bass character eventually discovers he's bisexual.