Chris D'Elia's "You" Co-Star Penn Badgley Calls Allegations "Disturbing"

Penn Badgley, star of Netflix’s You, reacted to the allegations of sexual misconduct made against his show’s co-star Chris D’Elia this week. Five women came forward accusing D’Elia of having inappropriate contact with them, some when they were minors. On You, D’Elia plays the role of Henderson, a comedian who preys on minors which was apparently very telling. Badgley called the allegations “disturbing” during a recent interview with LA Times.

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“It did affect me deeply. I was very troubled by it. I am very troubled by it,” he said. “I don’t know Chris. I know that, if there’s anything we need to do in this age, it’s to believe women.” 

“The idea that a show like ours would indirectly, unwittingly be a haven for people who are abusive is disturbing. It’s very disturbing,” he continued. “What does it take to change that? Because…

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