I mean, like anything valuable, it was good and it was bad and it was a learning experience.
I didn't start to understand my own appeal to women until later. Our relationship was a part of that and helped us through it. That song is basically saying, whatever happens, I still love you and want you, even if that's impossible.
Penn went on to insist that he and Blake were “consummately professional” during the last two years of “Gossip Girl,” which they filmed after breaking up.
As an actor, being in a relationship you have this opportunity to have something really exceptional, because you don't have a regimented schedule or lifestyle. You have on-camera romances, which ordinarily I don't have a problem with. There are always a lot of arguments—but even if honesty starts some, it avoids bigger ones. PB: It means being honest with yourself, about what you want and what you need, and then being honest about what those things are with the person you're with. PB: I've written a song for every woman I've been with. Which is probably a good thing, considering that — spoiler alert!— their characters ended up tying the knot at the end of the series. We were very much caught up in the show, which itself was a six-year endurance test. I'm not saying that I've cheated, but, you know, being in an intense love with somebody while also feeling the pulls of being a young man, especially being an object of attention….
ELLE: You and your ex Blake Lively had to work together after she got married last year. PB: I don't know if I can distill it into a sentence, or even articulate it. PB: I'm pretty sure that song is about ending a relationship because he cheated. But the kind of women I'm interested in—they're smart enough not to expect me to be Dan. , Penn Badgley's Dan Humphrey, the do-good, earnest writer otherwise known as Lonely Boy, was the soap's moral center (such as it had one)—that is, until the series finale, when it was revealed that Humphrey was all along our titular tattler. Up to that point, Badgley, 26, was also the show's unlikeliest tabloid target, thanks to his two-and-a-half-year relationship with costar Blake Lively. But I learned early on that that stuff is never satisfying in the end. He took me to Harlem to see this little jazz show in the back of a church. There are complications being an object of attention. Given Name: Blake Christina Lively Age: 29 (8/25/1987)Occupation: Entertainment - Actress Most Famous For: Serena van der Woodsen of Gossip Girl, television show Ryan Reynolds and Blake Lively became parents for the second time.