Am I excited it’s over? That’s a gross understatement. It was an endurance test and it was really time for something else.
—Penn Badgley on the end of Gossip Girl (x)
I had no idea it was me until the night before we shot.
—Penn Badgley, about finding out that Dan was Gossip Girl. http://www.papermag.com/2013/03/bp_penn_badgley.php (via ggwriterslogic
Vulture: Did you at least enjoy the Dan and Blair storyline last season?
Penn Badgley: I did, actually. Well, I didn't like how it ended, because it was just kind of [draws in breath sharply]. But I do like the scenes with Leighton because I get to kind of interact in a fun way with her. When Dan and Blair are together, I think that's him at his brightest, maybe.
I actually didn’t know until last night, but I think it’s fantastic, I couldn’t be happier for her. I think it’s everything that it should be. I’m so happy for her.