Aaron Rose is a recurring character of the Gossip Girl TV series, introduced in the show's second season as the love interest of Serena van der Woodsen. He later becomes further integrated into the social scene of the Upper East side when his father, Cyrus Rose, marries Blair Waldorf's mother, Eleanor Waldorf. John Patrick Amedori portrays Aaron Rose.
As one of the many men who fall for Serena, Aaron had a childhood bond with Serena since they first met in Camp Suisse. The two married each other using licorice rings but Aaron ended the relationship when Serena ate one of the rings. Meeting each other again in Manhattan years later, Aaron falls for her again and the two embark on a relationship. Aaron had developed an alcohol addiction in his younger years, a secret he kept from Serena. He also had a habit of dating more than one woman at once but decided to commit to his relationship with Serena. A talented artist, Aaron decides to make Serena his muse, showing a more romantic side to his creative ability. Despite his creative talents, he finds it hard to compete with Dan especially during Bart's funeral and faces the reality that Serena still had feelings for Dan.
During an NYU college party, Blair sees an IKEA-inspired artwork and comments its similarity to Aaron Rose's artwork.