She was hounded by the prying paparazzi, desperate to label her a partied-out starlet.“Once, my tampon string was put on the Internet when I was 15 because some asshole shot up my dress and it made big headlines,” she says.
“For a year, if you Googled ‘Taylor Momsen’ the tampon photo was the first thing that came up.
The newspaper also added that people who claim to be close to the couple are “convinced” an engagement is inevitable. Fans were simultaneously mourning and celebrating the news. Many other fans were crushed because they hoped to marry her...
“So many people would flip but if the couple at some point announced they were engaged I’d be happy,” tweeted one fan. On Saturday, Taylor Momsen’s rep said “no comment” when asked whether the 24-year-old actress was tying the knot.
It took several hours for the symbol to be hand-painted on Momsen’s back, and the image was photographed by Danny Hastings, who also shot the cover to Wu-Tang Clan’s debut LP, Enter the Wu-Tang (36 Chambers).“I wanted it to be striking,” she says of the cover.
“I came back and thought, It’s a fucked up world.”Momsen and Co.
recorded their sophomore album at Water Music Studios in Hoboken, New Jersey.
With the band’s newfound success, her appearances on that hit CW sitcom became scarcer, until her character was shipped off to London during Season 4.
She returned for a brief cameo in the series finale, which, fittingly, featured the Pretty Reckless track “Kill Me” at its conclusion.“I started modeling at 2, and then acting at 3, and then Gossip Girl when I was 12, so I wasn’t really making my own decisions,” she says.
But, midway through recording the LP, Hurricane Sandy struck and left the band rattled.“We lost everything,” says Momsen.