In 2000, Momsen played the role of Cindy Lou Who in Dr.
Seuss' How the Grinch Stole Christmas, her breakout role.
Momsen points to Joan Jett and Blondie’s Debbie Harry as musical influences.
And though comparing herself to rock legends may inspire an incredulous snort from Gossip Girl naysayers, Momsen does Jett and Harry no dishonor by spitting fist-pumping choruses over raucous guitars played at a furious punk speed.
The pounding drums and jangling guitars of “Zombie” are reminiscent of Paramore; and the sticky-sweet kiss-off “He Loves You” finds her warning a friend about a dodgy dude.
“I hate to be the one to tell you he’s a liar,” she sings.
Aerosmith, Metallica, Train, and U2 were just a few bands who paid homage to Cornell on stage over the weekend, dedicating performances to the late rocker and delivering heartbreaking covers of his own hits, like Soundgarden's .
Related: Chris Cornell's Funeral Set For Friday In Los Angeles Musicians like Chris Daughtry, Ryan Adams, and Ann Wilson of Heart also paid tribute to the late legend with their own covers.
is an American singer, songwriter, former actress and model.In 2002, she was given the role of Gretel in the motion picture: Hansel and Gretel, as well as Alexandra, the President's daughter, in Spy Kids 2: The Island of Lost Dreams.Momsen's career came to a halt for over three years until she received a lead role in the WB series Misconceptions, which was never aired, after that she also appeared in the 2006 film Saving Shiloh.She also auditioned for the title role in Hannah Montana, and was in the top three, but the role was instead awarded to Miley Cyrus—a decision that Momsen was happy with in retrospect.In 2007, she starred in the Walt Disney Pictures film Underdog as Molly and as Jennifer in the movie Paranoid Park, directed by Gus Van Sant.