- Bethany Pleasure Lenz says she had “romantic” goals about James Lafferty whereas filming “One Tree Hill.”
- She mentioned the pair by no means obtained collectively in actual life and that saved 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 had 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 had been married for nearly the whole lot of the sequence.
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 “unconscious” degree. She additionally acknowledged how that may make the boundaries might be “complicated” for some actors.
“Because the present went on, the extra time we spent collectively, I imply, I might completely have a romantic dream about him and get up and be like, ‘oh wow, that was attention-grabbing,'” she mentioned on the podcast.
Lenz was clear that due to the four-year age distinction between them (Lafferty was about 17 whereas filming the pilot and Lenz was about 21) it “did not happen” to her to deliberately have “private romantic emotions for him.”
However the “Gray’s Anatomy” actress feels just like the goals she had about Lafferty had been inevitable. “We’re kissing all day [on set]. We’re like making out and we’re like being all lovey-dovey,” she mentioned. “In fact it should work its manner into your unconscious.”
She and Lafferty “by no means, ever” obtained collectively when the cameras weren’t rolling, based on Lenz, “and that is actually in all probability what saved the chemistry alive on-screen for therefore lengthy, too.”
The sequence finale of “One Tree Hill,” which aired in 2012, ended with Nathan and Haley (or “Naley” as they had been affectionately referred to on the web) because the fortunately married dad and mom of two youngsters.