Badley went on to say there was “simply one thing distinctive” about him having performed Dan earlier than taking over the function of Joe.
“I feel Breaking Bad got here out in 2008. That was, like, an enormous second the place we’re all of the sudden considering a special sort of an antihero or a villain, you recognize?” he continued. “I feel Dan, you recognize, was meant to be this kind of ethical compass and that grew to become more and more irrelevant to the present, to Gossip Lady, [from] my understanding of all of it. So to take any individual, you recognize, who’s identified for this explicit sort of, like, you recognize, this iconography of good man, possibly with out a variety of dimension, after which placing them on this—to not point out that, on the finish of Gossip Lady, technically talking, Dan was revealed to be a complete sociopath. He was manipulating….So, you recognize, yeah, it was not misplaced.”