Filming intercourse scenes is in no way significantly sexy—and Hilarie Burton just opened up about a person expertise that remaining her in tears on the established of Just one Tree Hill.
In the most latest episode of her podcast Drama Queens, Burton—who performed neat-lady Peyton on the teenager drama for 6 seasons—recalled filming a scene with Chad Michael Murray in which she had to undress the actor and kiss him “all the way down his body” just before getting rid of his belt.
“Chad was neat to go away a white tank major on beneath his button-up shirt so I was not just kissing his bare overall body mainly because which is bizarre,” she instructed her former costars Sophia Bush and Bethany Pleasure Lenz, for every Us Weekly. “We’d all recognized every single other for a pair of months [or] a pair of weeks? … I was so whacked out about it. They preferred me kissing all the way down his entire body, down to his belt. I really don’t know that you see it, but I had to undo his belt.”
Burton was so uncomfortable with the scene that she remembers telling the director that it would be “inappropriate” to shoot a lot more than 3 can take. “I was, like, crying in my trailer. I was like, ‘I really do not want to do this. It feels dirty. It feels like they are seeking to intercourse almost everything up,’” Burton mentioned. “I felt like a prostitute. It was the 1st moment that I was, like, ‘I’m kissing somebody for revenue. I’m finding paid out to do this, like, performative [thing]’. … There’s a morality matter where you are like, ‘Am I a sexual intercourse employee in a way? Is this OnlyFans in 2003?’”
Hilarie Burton at the time explained to Us Weekly that Just one Tree Hill was not initially sold to her as a “sexy” teen collection. “I blame all of that shit on The O.C. That’s The O.C’s fault simply because our demonstrate was not that at all when I signed up for it, and then The O.C. aired on Fox in excess of the summer right before any of our other shows aired, and it was captivating, and it was scandalous,” Burton mentioned in the 2018 job interview. “And all of a sudden everybody was acquiring notes from the networks, like, ‘Sex this up!’ I was horrified. I was a prude expanding up, so this new normal of no mother and father and teenage promiscuity, was just, I had the vapors the full time. It was terrible.”
Even with the negative memory hooked up to that particular scene, Burton remembers remaining supported by the gals who were on established with her. “All the gals in the trailer received collectively and they are like, ‘You may well really feel like you are in this all by you. We are listed here. We are standing correct behind the check. Cheers to you becoming a badass, kiddo,’” she recalled on Drama Queens. “We all did this shot together… It was this kind of a minute of sisterhood that actually solidified my friendships behind the camera mainly because I understood that we were being heading to keep on to do things that felt strange.”