Penn Badgley talks about his time on Gossip Girl and his offscreen relationship with co-star Blake Lively.
He says he never used drugs and that Blake kept him from doing so.
Badgley reveals that his time in the spotlight was not always glamorous and that it led to a spiritual crisis in his later 20s.
He discovered happiness in his faith, family, and job after feeling lost and questioning everything.
Badgley stars in and produces the hit Netflix series You, now in its fourth season.
He also hosts the podcast Podcrushed.
Badgley credits his Bahá'ís faith for helping him find happiness and meaning in life.
He is happily married to Domino Kirke and has two children.
Badgley has stayed in the profession for a long time despite knowing that celebrity & money may make life difficult.