just watched epi 11, (SPOILER) juliet's bro Ben imprisoned was not caused by Serena after all. Ben is Serena's high school teacher. think Juliet is too vengeful, till she found out the truth everything was intiated by Lily. so that's why Lily's been paying Juliet to keep it down.
last scene shows Serena visiting Ben at prison. somehow they used to have liking for one another.
honestly I think only the fashion is worth watching. the storyline is pretty bland with everyone just having a merry-go-round-esque turn in getting into relationships with one another. it gets really exhausting after awhile.