She had a series regular role in Tarzan, which aired for only eight episodes.
A recurring role in Entourage as Justine Chapin and Veronica Mars as Carrie Bishop followed in 20.
Wesley Morris of The Boston Globe described Meester as the best part of the film, writing, "She's just doing Reese Witherspoon's June Carter Cash in Walk the Line with dabs of Miley Cyrus and Kellie Pickler.
But it's not an impersonation; it's a performance with its own comedy and sweetness." For the film, Meester recorded a cover of the song "Words I Couldn't Say" by Rascal Flatts as well as "A Little Bit Stronger" by Sara Evans featured on the film's soundtrack; a promotional single titled "Summer Girl"; and a duet with Garrett Hedlund titled "Give In To Me".
She then appeared opposite Robert Downey, Jr., Robert Duvall, and Vera Farmiga in the David Dobkin-directed comedy-drama film The Judge, which premiered at the Toronto International Film Festival and released in October 2014.
On September 9, 2014, it was announced her debut album, Heartstrings, would be released independently through her own label, Hotly Wanting, on October 28, 2014.
When she punches it for quick changes of tone from manic to wounded or around the bend, she shows how much more she is capable of." In April 2014, her comedy film Life Partners premiered at the Tribeca Film Festival.
Meester has also recorded songs for various soundtracks.In October 2010, Meester said she had been working with a band called Check in the Dark and had been writing for the last six months after being inspired by Country Strong.She revealed her influences, "I love Neil Young and Joni Mitchell, that style of music, and as far as songwriting I think that's where my heart is." Vera Wang selected her to be the face of the fragrance Lovestruck in 2011, stating that Meester's "beauty, talent and spirit will inspire all the young women that I hope will enjoy this passionate, new young fragrance." while Los Angeles Times wrote, "[Meester's] performance often has the feeling of a sports car in neutral.Meester said that she would be willing to pay for her brother's medical expenses as well as his school tuition, but denied that she agreed to pay ,000 each month, which she stated was a "ridiculous" claim.Schwartz played college football at the University of California, Berkeley, for the Golden Bears.Her debut album, Heartstrings, was independently released in 2014.She has also modeled, having been the face of brands such as Jimmy Choo, Herbal Essences, and Vera Wang.She has also appeared in the films Killer Movie (2008), Country Strong (2010), The Roommate (2011), Monte Carlo (2011), The Oranges (2011), and The Judge (2014).Meester made her Broadway debut in Of Mice and Men (2014).She has one older brother, Douglas Logan Meester (born 1983), and a younger brother, Alexander "Lex" Meester (born 1994).At the time of her birth, Meester's parents were serving time in a federal prison for their involvement in a drug ring that smuggled marijuana from Jamaica to the United States.