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If Gossip Girl has taught us anything about living on the UES, it’s that whenever possible, people should start shit at a black tie event. As a rule of thumb, anything titled “Gala” works nicely, as does the Cotillion going down on Season 6, Episode 5 "Monstrous Ball." Everyone has something up their tux sleeve, with Chuck (Ed Westwick), Blair (Leighton Meester), Dan (Penn Badgley), and Sage (Sophia Black-D’Elia) all making it personal. The episode airs Monday, November 12 at 9PM ET/PT on The CW. Here’s what we know (or think we know, anyway):

Official Synopsis for Gossip Girl Season 6, Episode 5, “Monstrous Ball”: Chuck’s Mission to Expose Bart’s Secrets Leads Him to [Spoiler]
Anything that involves Chuck in a tux is okay by us..
Gossip Girl Season 6, Episode 5 Spoilers: Black Ties and Dark Secrets in "Monstrous Ball" — (PHOTOS)Finally, universally well-dressed women. Oh, wait, we didn’t see you there Sage.
Gossip Girl Promo for Season 6, Episode 5, "Monstrous Ball": Who's Teaming Up With Sage? (VIDEO)We knew it from the first time we spotted her chain purse -- that girl is trouble with a capital T.

Gossip Girl Season 6, Episode 5 Promo: Our In-Depth Analysis of “Monstrous Ball”
They speak, we analyze. Symbiosis.

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