Quote: "I'd say best onscreen kiss was Blake (Lively), because we actually had a relationship at the time. Maybe the worst was Blake after we broke up... We were consummately professional. And I think we should both pat ourselves on the back for getting through it. We handled it." Former GOSSIP GIRL star Penn Badgley on his on-and-off screen girlfriend Blake Lively. The two dated behind-the-scenes from 2007 to 2010.
Quote: "She loves it. She sings beautifully too. It's wonderful to be able to sing with someone you love." Actor Penn Badgley's girlfriend Zoe Kravitz is a big fan of his vocal talents. The former Gossip Girl star shows off his singing skills as tragic musician Jeff Buckley in new biopic, Greetings from Tim Buckley.
Quote: "As far as we're concerned, any other movies about Jeff are irrelevant. We're trying to do something larger... We're really making a movie about what he was singing about, and I think Jeff would have loved that." Actor Penn Badgley on his new Jeff Buckley film, which he insists will be more powerful than a rival biopic, starring Reeve Carney as the tragic singer/songwriter.
Quote: "I stayed with this tribe... We had no electricity and a rainwater deposit. I don't think I would have been able to bare myself for my next audition if I hadn't done it." Actor Penn Badgley shook off his character in financial thriller Margin Call by heading off to the jungles of Colombia.
Quote: "I cried two weeks ago on a movie set. It's really therapeutic. And the only times I've had to cry on camera I've had to sob uncontrollably. Afterward I feel like I'm the king of the world." Actor Penn Badgley has no problem having a good cry.
Quote: "To my knowledge, there hasn’t been anything different. They're both wonderful people, and I just want the both of them to be happy." Jessica Szohr admits the breakdown of a real life romance between her Gossip Girl co-stars Blake Lively and Penn Badgley hasn't affected them on set.
Fact: Gossip Girl star Blake Lively celebrated her 23rd birthday this week (beg23Aug10) with a low-key bash in New York City. The actress partied with 15 close pals and her co-stars Penn Badgley and Chace Crawford on Monday (23Aug10) ahead of her birthday on Wednesday (25Aug10).
Quote: "Blake is largely responsible for every nice thing I have. She's got great taste." GOSSIP GIRL actor Penn Badgley credits his co-star and real-life girlfriend Blake Lively with his good fashion sense.
Quote: "If you look at the lives we’re leading on the show and the lives we’re leading offscreen, I mean, they’re very similar. But it’s not weird, it doesn’t feel incestuous." Penn Badgley insists he doesn't find it strange working with and dating co-star Blake Lively.
Quote: "My house was filled with hundreds and hundreds of balloons, which was a very nice, romantic surprise." Blake Lively was thrilled with boyfriend Penn Badgley's birthday treat last week (25Aug09).
Quote: "You see people who will open up their relationships, who are very affectionate on the red carpet or are doing a reality show with each other, and their relationship just seems to crumble, so I decided to keep a vow of silence." Blake Lively will never talk about her romance with GOSSIP GIRL co-star Penn Badgley.
Quote: "I think Chace (Crawford) spends more time in the gym. And Chace is built like a porcelain doll. I don't even know if he bleeds. He might have been crafted by Mattel. He has, like, the teen-idol genome. He's... beautiful." GOSSIP GIRL actor Penn Badgley muses on his picture-perfect co-star CHACE CRAWFORD.