Leighton Meester Gets Pop Star Advice From Cyndi Lauper

It might be true that girls just wanna have fun, but they’d also like to be able to pay the rent. That’s why up-and-coming singer and songwriter, Leighton Meester, chatted with music icon, Cyndi Lauper, about how to navigate the treacherous waters of the popular music industry.

The Gossip Girl star says that veteran, Lauper, gave her some words of wisdom. Meester tells People magazine, “She gave me the advice: Never sell your publishing, so I’ll take that.”

As for her stage presence, Leighton continues to rack up the performances, seen here at the Underground in Chicago, Illinois. Meanwhile, somewhere near the Grand Canyon, Taylor Momsen is wearing lots of eyeliner and ordering mysterious packages from the Acme corporation.