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Updated on Jan 11, 2019. Posted on Jan 10, 2019

Penn Badgley Is Shutting Down People Who Are Attracted To His Character On "You", So Please Take Note

"I really should consult with my agent about this huh."

If you're anything like me, you'll have spent a significant amount of your time the last couple of weeks binge-watching You, the new show on Netflix starring Penn Badgley.

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If you haven't, this post is about to contain ๐Ÿšจ๐Ÿšจ๐Ÿšจ MANY SPOILERS ๐Ÿšจ๐Ÿšจ๐Ÿšจ, so keep it open in a tab, go to Netflix, watch all 10 episodes, and then come back to this. Thank you.

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Now, if you have watched You, you'll know that Penn plays a more-than-slightly creepy bookstore manager โ€” Joe โ€” who becomes obsessed with a girl named Beck, stalks her, dates her, and also murders a bunch of people, including her ex-boyfriend and her best friend. Fun!

In spite of all this, though, there are some people who still aren't turned off by him. I guess because Penn Badgley has nice curly hair and cheekbones? IDK.

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Honestly, it's just a whole lot.

what sort of deep rooted issues do i have if iโ€™m attracted to Joe from โ€œYouโ€

me everytime i found myself the slightest bit attracted to joe in you

joe from you creeps me out but at the same time iโ€™m attracted to him ???????

But who is ready and willing to step up and school us on why we're not supposed to find Joe attractive? None other than Gossip Girl himself, Penn Badgley.

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Number one: He is a murderer. That should be the only reason you need, TBH.

He's a whole new level of problems, not sexiness.

And no, Penn is not down to kidnap you in real life.

I mean, at least this whole thing is giving him motivation to step up his game and be even creepier in season 2.

And in the meantime, Penn should probably get on the phone with his agent.

Now, if you really need a Penn Badgley fix, go watch him in Easy A. I give you full permission to be attracted to that character.

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