It can make somebody very bitter and very hard and closed off, but I find it does the opposite to me."Penn was able to find the silver lining in the situation.
Nicole was introduced by executive producer Cameron Welsh.
PHOTOS: Love on-set Brody and Meester were first spotted together taking in art exhibits at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art on Feb.
1, and were later snapped traveling together through Bangkok earlier this year.
Described as "complete opposites", Geoff is credited as a catalyst in Nicole mellowing her brash attitude.
Their storyline allowed the actors to take part in one of the serial's "biggest ever location shoots", when the couple became stranded on a remote desert island.