Here the Gossip Girl is in December’s Marie Claire UK, looking absolutely stunning, lensed by Christophe Meimoon.

Leighton Meester, Why Arent You More Famous?

Yet, like her character, Blair Waldorf, Leighton must eternally live in the shadow of Blake Lively. The Betty to her Veronica. The Marilyn to her Jackie O.

Leighton Meester, Why Arent You More Famous?

Leighton Meester, Why Arent You More Famous?

Leighton Meester, Why Arent You More Famous?

Leighton Meester, Why Arent You More Famous?

Leighton Meester, Why Arent You More Famous?

Meanwhile, she’s acting circles around everyone on that show, and has the balls to wear this:

Leighton Meester, Why Arent You More Famous?

At the Costume Institute's Model As Muse Gala last year

I’m just going to say it: Anna, when is Leighton Meester going to get her Vogue cover? You’ve already given Blake two; both of which were rather uninspiring. Give Gwyneth Paltrow a much-needed break and throw Leighton on there. And for good measure, ban Sienna Miller from ever appearing in another Vogue. Because if you don’t, I will.