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10/20/2008 05:12 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011

Penn Badgley Tells "90210" Girls To "Eat A Double Cheeseburger"

Skinny celebrities are nothing new over the last decade or two. Calista Flockhart drawing criticism, then Ellen Pompeo was the next TV target. Now, the young actresses of '90210' (Shenae Grimes, Jessica Stroup and AnnaLynne McCord) are taking heat from blogs, publications ... and even 'Gossip Girl' actor Penn Badgley for their bony physiques and the young teens who see them each week.

Badgley tells PopEater exclusively that he's heard the swirl about the show's skinny starlets, and that he's "never been proponent of the thin L.A. girls." He goes on to tell us that he thinks it's "healthy" that the females on 'Gossip Girl' "aren't bone-thin." He also has solid advice for the '90210' gals: "I hope they eat a double cheeseburger or something."

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