Credit: AAR/Fame Pictures Photo: Chuck and Blair in Happier Times! Ed Westwick and Leighton Meester Get Cozy in Gossip Girl Photo Shoot

Gossip Girl Season 5, Episode 6: "I Am Number Nine" was big in terms of Chuck (Ed Westwick) and Blair’s (Leighton Meester) relationship — though not really in a way that many Chair fans may have liked!
Yes, Chuck’s apology to Blair was heartfelt, tender, and proof of how much the UES bad boy truly is starting to mature. It’s everything we could have ever hoped for … except for that ending.

Personally, we were almost sort of hoping Chuck would lay all his feelings out on the line, then tenderly ask Blair to come back to him. No such luck! Chuck’s apology seemed much more like he was finally ready to let Blair go.

And giving up the ring at the end? What was that all about?!

On one hand, Chuck finally seems to be maturing into the type of guy who ready for a steady, healthy relationship. And he’s laid it all out on the line: Blair knows how much he truly loves her, and how sorry he is for all his past mistake.

On the other hand, has Chuck already moved on? Is he so set on letting Blair have her royal life with Louis that he’s giving up on everything they have together? It’s time for you to sound off: