When did blake lively and penn badgley started dating
During her childhood, her parents took her to acting classes that they taught because they did not want to leave her with a babysitter.Lively said that watching her parents teach acting helped her learn the "drills" and gain confidence as she got older and entered the entertainment industry.Lively replaced Jennifer Lawrence as Ophelia, after the latter dropped out to do The Hunger Games.Hit Fix film critic Drew Mc Weeny praised Lively's performance, which he described as "smart and sad precisely because she plays O as such a broken, needy little soul".Despite positive critical reception, the film did not fare well at the box office.
It received mostly positive reviews and Lively's performance was praised by critics.
She appeared in the film adaptation of the novel of the same name, The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants, in 2005, as Bridget, one of the four female leads.
Lively's performance in the film earned her a nomination for a Teen Choice Award for "Choice Movie Breakout – Female.
During the 2008 United States presidential election, Lively expressed her support for Barack Obama.
Lively and Penn Badgley appeared in a pro-Obama commercial, as part of Move On.org's Youth Vote program.
Already having deferred college for a year, Lively intended to turn the role down and become a student, but was told that she could attend college part-time while filming the show (she later said "This is advice to anyone: when they say, 'We promise, but we can’t put it in writing,' there’s a reason they can’t put it in writing").