continues to explore the making of a mogul as Chuck Bass, heir to his late father Bart's fortune, attempts to live up to the family name.The elder Bass, who died in a car wreck last season, was a hard-dealing, self-made entrepreneur who earned his billions as the head of Bass Industries. Chuck: As pleasurable as those 300 seconds sound, your uncle was already generous enough to help the strange American you brought home from Prague. I’ve just been waiting for the right thing to spend it on. View all quotes from this episode Eva: Five more minutes. Actors dating other actors is not a surprise in Hollywood.They run in the same circles, so why not, you know? They’re spending hours upon hours with one another, so it’s practically an inevitability.
My uncle said the apartment’s ours and he’s got you a job too. I don’t want to be late for my first day on the job. Chuck is largely friendless, but is tolerated by the others because of his family's enormous wealth.He is described as having flamboyant fashion sense, with a penchant for scarves, and has a pet monkey named Sweetie whom he carries around with him everywhere.But on the living, breathing Upper East Side, the Bass surname has an actual association: power couple Sid and Mercedes Bass. TKTKTKTKTKTKThe Bass dynasty's roots date back to Sid Williams Richardson, a self-made Texas oilman and rancher who was born in 1891.How much of the show's Bass story line finds its inspiration in the real-life Bass family? Richardson was a lifelong bachelor whose closest relative was his only nephew, Perry Bass.