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Stephen Colbert Asked Penn Badgley How He Gets So Creepy For "You," And Penn Did Not Disappoint

"It is shockingly simple."

In case you've been living under a rock for the past two weeks, Netflix released Season 2 of You, the psychological thriller starring Penn Badgley as a super-creepy sociopath named Joe Goldberg.

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And when I say he's super creepy, I mean he's SUUUUUUUUUUUUUUPER creepy.

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The other night, Penn appeared on The Late Show With Stephen Colbert to talk all about all things You Season 2.

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Stephen asked Penn one of the many questions on our mind, which is: How exactly does he make himself seem so scary?

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It turns out, the trick is actually pretty simple.

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And Penn told us a little story to explain exactly how the magic happens.

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And I gotta admit... I was equally surprised and amused.

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Penn went on to explain exactly why he doesn't have to do much to make Joe seem creepy, because Joe is creepy all by himself!

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Then Stephen asked Penn the question that was on ALL of our minds.

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And Penn did not disappoint!!!! It was actually just as uncomfy as you'd expect it to be.

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Like.......

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So there you have it, folks! Joe Goldberg can do creepy all by himself, and Penn is just there to make the words come to life.

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Now I'll leave you with the face of your worst nightmare. Byeeeee! 馃憢

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Watch the full clip here.