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Leighton Meester will “hopefully soon” release new music.

The ‘Gossip Girl’ star released the album ‘Heartstrings’ in 2014 and has collaborated on other artists’ songs before – such as Cobra Starship’s 2009 single ‘Good Girls Go Bad’ – but is aiming for something new by the end of “this year”. .

The 35-year-old actress told Cosmopolitan UK: “The short answer is yes. Hopefully soon. I’ve got a bunch of stuff written and recorded and ready to go. It’s just a matter of when I can get it. go out and when I can make time for it. I had it ready and ready to go, and then the pandemic… And I had another child. So I thought, “This is not the right one. moment.” So I think the timing will probably come this year, hopefully.”

Leighton – who has two children, daughter Arlo, six, and an 18-month-old son, whose name has not been publicly released, with husband, actor Adam Brody, 42 – “really excited about the ‘idea of ​​playing a new mother’ in new thriller ‘The Weekend Away’ because leaving your baby ‘for the first time’ is a whirlwind of emotions.

She said: “I was really excited to play a new mother having a weekend for the first time, which is the most exciting and really the most terrifying prospect when you have a new baby. So I felt like he was the kind of character that I could very easily relate to and slip into and have compassion in. When I had the script breakdown, he was like a 35-year-old man [woman] with a 10 month old baby [baby]and I was like, ‘That’s exactly me.’

The ‘Monte Carlo’ star would “be devastated” if she had to endure what Beth had to go through in the Netflix movie.

“The element of being away from your child is very different from when you’re with your child. At least for me. When something happens, if your child gets hurt or something happens, that’s your main concern. You have to be the grown up, which is really hard to be even when you’re an adult. [My character Beth] isn’t with her child, and that would drive me crazy. I would be devastated to be in such a situation and to be thousands of miles away from my child.”