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New 'Gossip Girl' Star Tika Sumpter Dishes On Chuck & Raina's Future, Plus Her On-Set Style! Exclusive!

Thu, February 10, 2011 5:05pm EDT by HL Intern Add first Comment

Spoiler alert! Tika spills some details about what’s coming up on ‘Gossip Girl’ & talks about the fabulous styles on set! caught up with the Upper East Side’s latest “it” girl Tika Sumpter — who plays Chuck Bass’ new squeeze Raina Thorpe on Gossip Girl — at New York’s Fashion Week on Feb. 1o, and she filled us in on where Chuck (Ed Westwick) and Raina are heading. We know you’re dying to find out!

“You can expect my relationship with Chuck to get a little deeper and little more tragic,” she told us. “Well, not tragic, but complex. I’m excited for all the Gossip Girl fans to see that.”

But Gossip Girl is known for more than just the crazy drama — it’s also known for its stylish wardrobe!

“Raina wears a lot of color,” she told us. “She might be conservatively dressed sometimes, very sexy, very sweet, but a lot of color.”

She also admitted that working on the show has affected her own personal style.

“It opened up my world of style,” she said. “There were certain styles that I didn’t even know I could wear.”

And even though she’s new to the show, Tika seems to really enjoy the rest of the cast. “I love [Chace] Crawford,” she said. “They’re all really great guys and girls to hang out with.”

— Jessica Booth, reporting by Katrina Mitzeliotis