Mischa barton it was supposedly a “nightmare” to work on the hit TV show The oc
The report comes amid Barton’s claim that she was “bullied” during her time on the series. A source has given a different story, claiming that Barton was constantly “late” for filming.
“Now she wants to go say she was bullied,” the source said. Page six. “Not that she was harassed. People didn’t like waiting hours for her to show up.”
The insider also added that Barton had an “upset” momager and that the whole situation “was a mess.” Barton played Marissa Cooper for three seasons on the show in the early 1990s.
Barton responded with a statement to Page six It said, “A lot happened. Whether I was late or not does not excuse certain behavior from people in positions of power. Everyone experiences things differently and I recognize that some of my past behaviors may not have been helpful in certain cases. I’ll tell my truth when I feel ready. “
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Last month, Barton described his experience in The oc, saying that she felt “unprotected” in an interview with ME! News.
“I always felt embarrassed in a way to really talk about what happened behind the scenes … Now that we live in this era where we talk about our experiences and women clarify what was really going on about … and how. they were treated, it’s something slightly different, “Barton said on May 19.
“[There was] kind of general harassment from some of the men on set that felt really horrible, “he said.” But, you know, I also loved the show and had to build my own walls and ways of moving to deal with that and the fame that was specifically thrown at me. “
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“Melinda and I were talking immediately after it came out, like, ‘Wait, what?'” Began Bilson, who played Summer Roberts.
Clarke, who played Marissa’s mother, Julie Cooper, on the show said: “We’ve played this, that someone 16, 17, 18, that many hours of work, pressure, at such a young age, at best of the cases”. you’re exhausted and at worst it’s overwhelming and chaotic. “
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Clarke continued: “It breaks my heart a little to know, we knew there was a lot of pressure on her, but if it really was such a bad experience, it is not suitable for any young person.
“But some of the comments left me very perplexed, so I don’t know what the truth is about it. I do know that, yes, this was enormous pressure.”
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