After learning about the couple's surprise Sunday wedding, Lively's former lover said: What?!
“I think we should both pat ourselves on the back for getting through it — because, you know, anything is complicated in that way, and we handled it,” he said.
Which is probably a good thing, considering that — spoiler alert!
), the real reason is because Blake wanted to settle down and get married and Penn didn't!
"Blake comes from a traditional Southern Baptist background, and she’s always had her eye on getting married and having lots of children...
According to , Blake and Penn broke up in mid-September and are "still good friends," which is nice, because, otherwise, it's going to be awkward next season if their characters, Serena and Dan, start dating again, and they are professionally required to make-out with each other and, you know, pretend the other person didn't completely break their heart and/or repulse them.
Ed Westwick And Pals Ostracize Jessica Szohr While there are no other details about the break-up so far, we bet anything that it was Blake "I've been on the cover of (and why wouldn't you?During his time on “Gossip Girl,” he managed to lock lips with Leighton Meester, Hilary Duff, Michelle Trachtenberg, AND Jessica Szohr.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.Remember when Adam Brody and Rachel Bilson dated during “The O.C.,” proving themselves just as sickeningly adorable as Seth and Summer?Are you actually expecting us to believe that you don't have Blair Waldorf and Georgina Sparks waiting in the wings for their signal to swoop in and seduce Serena's new beau, proving him unworthy of her affections so you can whisk her back to your Brooklyn flat to live happily ever after?