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Penn Badgley Is Speaking Up After His You Co-Star Was Accused Of Preying On Young Girls

Chris issued a statement to PEOPLE  saying, “I know I have said and done things that might have offended people during my career, but I have never knowingly pursued any underage women at any point.”

“All of my relationships have been both legal and consensual and I have never met or exchanged any inappropriate photos with the people who have tweeted about me.”

“That being said, I really am truly sorry. I was a dumb guy who ABSOLUTELY let myself get caught up in my lifestyle.”

“That’s MY fault. I own it. I’ve been reflecting on this for some time now and I promise I will continue to do better.”

Chris has not been formally charged with anything, which is worth noting.

Penn chatted with the Los Angeles Times for an episode of their podcast, and this is what he had to say.

Instagram; Penn is pictured above

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