The two of them were seen shopping for candles together just last week in New York, and are determined to stay good friends.'It didn’t seem like anything was off at all and no one said anything,' a source from the Gossip Girl set tells People magazine.Both Lively and Badgley were at the Toronto International Film Festival last month, but tellingly, they were rarely seen together. During his time on “Gossip Girl,” he managed to lock lips with Leighton Meester, Hilary Duff, Michelle Trachtenberg, AND Jessica Szohr.Penn Badgley said on WWHL that his Gossip Girl costar and ex-girlfriend Blake Lively was his "best" on-screen kiss... Here, the exes attend an event together in 2008, while they were still dating.(Badgley toldtogether until the CW show ended in late 2012, with a series finale that (spoiler alert) saw their fictional alter egos marry."We were consummately professional," Badgley said, acknowledging how difficult it was at times.But Badgley did speak out in support of his then-girlfriend, whose premiere he missed because he was promoting Easy A.
Actors dating other actors is not a surprise in Hollywood.what the relationship taught him, Badgley replied: "I don't know if I can distill it into a sentence, or even articulate it."We were very much caught up in the show, which itself was a six-year endurance test.Our relationship was a part of that and helped us through it.I mean, like anything valuable, it was good and it was bad and it was a learning experience."Badgley - who admitted that he didn't send Lively a wedding gift when she married Ryan Reynolds - explained that he would like to get married one day because he wants the "ceremony" and the "bond".character Dan."But the kind of women I'm interested in - they're smart enough not to expect me to be Dan," he continued.