Dan Humphrey and Nate Archibald reunion! Chace Crawford and Penn Badgley received collectively to debate ‘Gossip Lady’, together with when Blake Full of life received Penn a present he didn’t need.
Practically a decade since Gossip Lady ended, stars Chace Crawford and Penn Badgley took a stroll down reminiscence lane for Selection‘s Actors on Actors sequence. Whereas Penn’s character, Dan Humphrey, was a blogger who spent quite a bit of time on-line (wink wink), Penn, 33, was completely towards expertise. Chace, 34, recalled a hilarious story about Dan getting an incredible piece of tech in 2007 that he completely rejected.
“Keep in mind, ’07 was when the very first iPhone got here out. I keep in mind you bought it. I keep in mind you had it at a Halloween occasion. You had the primary iPhone, and take into consideration that now. I keep in mind we have been extra about digicam telephones and this and that. There wasn’t social media,” The Boys star mentioned. Penn wasn’t as thrilled in regards to the telephone, he mentioned. It was all his onscreen, and actual life girlfriend, Blake Full of life‘s fault.
“Blake received me that,” Penn mentioned. “I actually was like, ‘I don’t need this factor. It’s so cumbersome, and it has all these apps on it.’” Whereas their characters dated on and off on Gossip Lady, Penn and Blake had a 3 yr relationship in actual life. They dated from 2007 to 2010, and stayed associates. She’s now married to Ryan Reynolds, in fact. Penn’s married to Domino Kirke.
The You star mentioned that he additionally had no concept easy methods to use social media on the time, and was resistant at first. “I keep in mind even assembly a publicist that first season, and he or she was speaking about this factor referred to as Twitter. And as she defined Twitter, I used to be like, ‘What is that this nonsense? I don’t need to have a Twitter account, and also you tweet. What is that this hen factor?'”
Each Chace and Penn can’t imagine that (SPOILER) Dan turned out to be Gossip Lady, both. “On the finish of Gossip Lady the present, no matter your response is on whether or not it was sensible to do this or not, that he’s Gossip Lady — it didn’t actually line up with the character of Dan. Proper?” Chace mentioned, to which Penn agreed. “It’s fascinating that no matter my efficiency, the truth that it’s merely me, simply one of many foremost characters of the present referred to as Gossip Lady, and I ended up being Gossip Lady,” Penn mentioned.