Since 2008, however, the two have gone public with their relationship, appearing together at events and, often, hand-in-hand in New York City.
Most recently, the former couple went shopping for candles together at Henri Bendel in New York last weekend.
Lively has also spent time with Badgley’s mother, Lynne, at the launch of a jewelry line that Lynne started with Badgley’s godmother.
And we found out that when Lively and Badgley (aka Serena and Dan) broke up, they were so private about it, they were able to keep it hidden from literally everyone. "They kept the breakup hidden from the crew, which you could never do now. They kept it from everybody which is a testament to how good they are as actors.
Because they did not want their personal drama to relate to the show." "At the time, I was wearing the same clothes and doing fashion shoots, and dating the same person that my character was dating — or sometimes that person [Dan] was my brother, you never know with Serena — and because of that, what people were projecting onto me was that I was Serena," Blake told .
Here, I try a look simply called "Pants," as Cassius goes for "That Dude from #incubus" and Jemima experiments with "Off to Therapy!
costars Blake Lively and Penn Badgley have ended their real-life romance, too. Lively, 23, and Badgley, 23, have been linked since 2007, though they initially denied their romance, saying they were just friends and costars.
Neither his nor Kirke’s reps responded immediately to PEOPLE’s request for comment.