If all you know of Leighton Meester is her buttoned-up role on Gossip Girl, you might be pretty surprised to see her photoshoot inside Flaunt magazine's November issue.

The sexually-charged spread is gorgeous in contrasty shades of black and white, and also features a very naked pair of men. But more importantly, it showcases Meester in a way that is unexpected to many (well, to me at least!). But since the final season of Gossip Girl finished filming last month, I suppose change comes with the territory.

Of the photoshoot, Leighton says "it was the best magazine cover shoot EVER. Everyone was so open. The clothes were amazing and the pictures turned out great."

And on what's next for her:

At the end of the day I don't do this for money. I want to be stimulated and challenged. And I'm even excited to struggle, to have things not come so automatically.

Am I alone in my love for this spread? Leighton is dark, edgy and completely in control of her sexuality. And I love the saturated color and the slight uncomfortableness of it all.

But be sure to click through the rest of the images (as long as your boss isn't hovering over you) and let me know what you guys think!

[via Flaunt]

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