Usually when an actor’s audition tape comes out just before their mega-stardom it is pretty cringe-worthy. Even if their acting is on point, they have some awful dated mullet hair or terrible makeup. But, not Blake Lively!

In her typical immaculateness, Lively’s first audition tape for Gossip Girl is pretty much the same as the actual scenes from Gossip Girl. It’s amazing. Watch and get Serena-jealous once again…