Charlotte "Lola" Rhodes is the daughter of Carol Rhodes and William van der// Woodsen. Carol was unaware Lola is living in New York and attending Juilliard, as she was under the impression that Lola was attending Michigan State University. She is a recurring character in season five and is briefly mentioned in season six.
Television series Edit
|Full name||Charlotte Rhodes|
|Nickname(s)|| Charlie (former) |
|Occupation|| Actress |
|Family|| William van der Woodsen (father) |
Carol Rhodes (mother)
Serena van der Woodsen
(half-sister / cousin)
Dan Humphrey (half-step=brother)
Eric van der Woodsen
(half-brother / cousin)
Richard Rhodes (grandfather)
Celia Rhodes (grandmother)
Lily van der Woodsen (stepmother/aunt)
Bartholomew Bass (uncle)
Scott Rosson (cousin)
Charles Bass (adoptive stepbrother/adopted cousin)
|Romances||Nate Archibald (ex-boyfriend)|
|Friends||Ivy Dickens (ally)|
|Portrayed by||Ella Rae Peck|
|First appearance||"The End of the Affair?"|
|Last appearance||"New York, I Love You XOXO"|
Season 5 Edit
Lily had been upset that Charlie hadn't been seen since the accident and hired a private investigator to track her down. The investigator accidentally found the real Charlie, who was enrolled at Juilliard. When Lily thought she saw Charlie, she called out her name and Lola turned around and said that was indeed her name which lead to Lily believing she found the wrong Charlotte Rhodes. At the end of the episode, Lola is asked for ID and when she opens her wallet, viewers see a photo of her and Carol.
In the Valentine's day episode, Lola, catering a party at the empire, runs into old friend from Florida, Ivy, who's been impersonating her. Nate, still under the impression that Ivy's real name is Charlie, explains the situation to Lola.
Lola figures out that Ivy has been using her name, but doesnt know why. A Gossip Girl blasts tips Lola off that "Charlie" (Ivy) is at the hospital. Lily, Rufus, Carol and Serena are there too, waiting for news about CeCe. Lola goes to the hospital, sees her mom Carol and asks what she is doing there. Ivy tells Lola, Lily, Rufus and Serena the truth about who she is and why Carol hired her.
Lola is dragged to CeCe's wake by Georgina Sparks. Lola decides to not take part in the Rhodes-Humphrey-van der Woodsen / Dickinsen affair. Lola then questions her mother's motives as to why she was hidden from all of the family she never knew existed. At Cece's wake, Carol confesses to William van der Woodsen that Lola is his daughter, making her Serena and Eric's first cousin as well as their sister.
Nate and Lola begin to have a rocky relationship following the return of Nate's former fling Diana Payne (due to the loss of investors, Nate has no choice but to bring Diana back into the picture.) Wanting to rid of Diana for good, Nate and Lola try to black mail Diana, using Serena in the process to become the new "It-Girl".. Serena having caught the couple, felt used and all of the attention taken from her.
Later , Serena having the "Gossip Girl" title for a few episodes gets tired of reading about Lola and tries to sabotage Lola's chance at becoming an actress. Lola having read a Gossip Girl blast realizes that Gossip Girl is Serena. She tells Nate, who in turn brushes off her suspicions. At Blair and Dan's salon, Lola sets up Serena to reveal that she is Gossip Girl. It goes wrong and ends with her accidentally live streaming Diana admitting she is Chuck's mother. Serena asks Lola not to reveal what she knows, and she obliges, causing Nate to question their relationship. However, Lola and Nate eventually team up with the real Gossip Girl to steal the site back from Serena. Lola and Serena go head to head, ending with Serena discovering Lola is her sister. She tells Lily, who in turn sets up Carol into revealing what she did to the police, with Ivy's help. Lola finds out that Lily tried to sabotage Carol's defense and gives Ivy the inheritance money back to take down Lily.
Both Ivy and William mention that Lola is acting away from New York. In the series finale's time jump, Ivy's autobiography "Ivy League" becomes a movie starring Lola and Olivia Burke.
- [[William van der Woodsen]] (father)
- Carol Rhodes (mother)
- Rick Rhodes (maternal grandfather)
- CeCe Rhodes (maternal grandmother; deceased)
- Lily van der Woodsen (maternal aunt / stepmother)
- Serena van der Woodsen (first cousin / paternal half-sister)
- Dan Humphrey (brother-in-law)
- Eric van der Woodsen (first cousin / paternal half-brother)
- Chuck Bass
- Blair Waldorf (adoptive sister-in-law)
- Nate Archibald (ex-boyfriend)
Blah blah blahh
"And honestly if you're listening to everyone upstairs, the only person I feel sorry for is Ivy."
"They won't betray me - they're my family."
- Season 5
- Season 6