Taylor Momsen Quits Acting

Goth Barbie wants to stick with her music
By Mary Papenfuss,  Newser User
Posted Aug 17, 2011 3:56 AM CDT
This is what she wants to do. Taylor Momsen sings in London with her band, Pretty Reckless.   (AP Photo/Jonathan Short)
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(Newser) – Hold the applause, please: Taylor Momsen is quitting acting at the ripe old age of 18. The bad, bad girl says she has quit Gossip Girl—though other reports say her role was slashed by bosses—and will now focus on her music with her band Pretty Reckless. "I quit Gossip Girl and now tour and am in a band, and that’s pretty much all I want to do," she tells Elle. "Hopefully, I’ll be able to only do that for the rest of my life." Momsen started acting at the age of 3 and starred in How the Grinch Stole Christmas before her stint with Gossip Girl as ne'er do well Jenny.

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