Call us stubborn, but we just can’t wrap our minds around the idea that Blair (Leighton Meester) suddenly falls OUT of love with her SOULMATE Chuck (Ed Westwick), and IN LOVE with her PAL Dan (Penn Badgley).

Credit: Asadorian-Mejia/Splash Photo: Leighton Meester and Penn Badgley Film Gossip Girl on February 6, 2012

To that end, we came up with a few great ideas on what might actually be going on, including the thought that Blair was perhaps creating a scandal to deter Louis — or there’s always that handy “dream sequence” excuse.

But then our wheels started turning a little faster (and we saw you guys had a similar idea too, let’s be honest), and we came up with a NEW theory. One we think you’ll dig. Unless, of course, you’re a Dair ‘shipper. Then you might hate us.

Could the reason Dan and Blair are kissing in those photos be because it’s a work of fiction? In other words, DAN’S SECOND BOOK?

Are we majorly on to something here? Did we just break your brains? Tell us what you think!

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