Penn Badgley talks visiting Occupy Wall Street
October 18th, 2011
10:55 AM ET

Penn Badgley talks visiting Occupy Wall Street

Penn Badgley, the shaggy-haired "Gossip Girl" star who's set to portray Jeff Buckley in a biopic, has taken up with the other 99 percent.

The 24-year-old was seen taking photos of demonstrators in early October, and he tells CNN that he plans to revisit the protest.

“I have seen it up close, I've been down there several days and I would like to continue going more," he said. "It's incredibly hopeful and peaceful. There are some problems that are simple - [such as] what do we do with this trash - and then there are some very difficult problems, like how do we go forward as a society in some truly democratic way that provides justice for all."

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