- Bethany Pleasure Lenz says she had “romantic” goals about James Lafferty whereas filming “One Tree Hill.”
- She mentioned the pair by no means received collectively in actual life and that stored the “chemistry alive.”
- Lenz and Lafferty costarred as high-school sweethearts in all 9 seasons of “One Tree Hill.”
Bethany Pleasure Lenz revealed on Monday’s episode of “Drama Queens” podcast that she had “romantic” goals about her “One Tree Hill” costar and on-screen love James Lafferty whereas they have been filming the present’s intimate scenes.
The pair performed high-school sweethearts Haley James Scott and Nathan Scott for all 9 seasons of the hit teen drama, and their characters have been married for nearly the whole lot of the collection.
Lenz, who cohosts “Drama Queens” with former costars Hilarie Burton Morgan and Sophia Bush, was candid about the truth that spending a lot time faking a relationship with Lafferty influenced her on a “subconscious” degree. She additionally acknowledged how that may make the boundaries may be “confusing” for some actors.
“As the show went on, the more time we spent together, I mean, I would totally have a romantic dream about him and wake up and be like, ‘oh wow, that was interesting,'” she mentioned on the podcast.
Lenz was clear that due to the four-year age distinction between them (Lafferty was about 17 while filming the pilot and Lenz was about 21) it “didn’t occur” to her to deliberately have “personal romantic feelings for him.”
Lenz’s and Lafferty’s characters have been married on the present.
However the “Grey’s Anatomy” actress feels just like the goals she had about Lafferty have been inevitable. “We’re kissing all day [on set]. We’re like making out and we’re like being all lovey-dovey,” she mentioned. “Of course it’s going to work its way into your subconscious.”
She and Lafferty “never, ever” received collectively when the cameras weren’t rolling, based on Lenz, “and that’s honestly probably what kept the chemistry alive on-screen for so long, too.”
The collection finale of “One Tree Hill,” which aired in 2012, ended with Nathan and Haley (or “Naley” as they have been affectionately referred to on the web) because the fortunately married mother and father of two children.
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