Leighton Meester is making headlines today after filing a countersuit against her ex-con mother. Constance Meester, 54, who gave birth to the young Gossip Girl star in a halfway house after serving out a sentence for drug smuggling charges, alleges that her daughter physically assaulted her late last year, in addition to refusing to give her $10,000 a month to cover her cost of living. The elder Meester filed a suit against her daughter demanding $3 million in reparations. Leighton Meester announced her countersuit yesterday, alleging that her mother failed to use a previous monthly allowance to care for Leighton’s ailing brother.

We’ll let the tabloids cover this one as it plays out, but for now here’s a gallery of Leighton Meester looking extraordinary, as always. Click through to see the pictures.