It’s been a long time since Mischa Barton’s character Marissa Cooper was killed off on “The O.C.” and the entertainer at last opened up regarding why.
Barton said she recently felt “embarrassed” to examine what prompted her takeoff in the season 3 finale.
“I’ve generally felt embarrassed in a manner to truly discuss what went on in the background since I’ve generally been a private individual and exceptionally mindful of individuals’ sentiments,” she said. “Since we’re living in this period where we do revolt against our encounters and ladies do tell the truth about the thing was truly going on in the background and how they were dealt with, it’s a marginally extraordinary thing.”
The 35-year-old uncovered that discusses her leaving the arrangement started soon after season 1, when they chose to add Rachel Bilson to the principal cast and in the wake of experiencing “harassing from a portion of the men on set that sort of felt truly s – .”
Barton disclosed that things had the chance to be “to an extreme” for her midway however season 2 when they began “getting serious about scenes.”
“I think back on it lovely affectionately, however, there’s stuff I figure individuals fouled up and the manner in which they took care of it,” she said. “Thus, I simply didn’t feel I could continue onward.”
That is when Barton said makers offered her the alternative of her character being murdered off or leaving space for a likely rebound. Around then, she was getting offers to feature “large movies” yet needed to turn them down, in spite of it being her fantasy, which is the reason she eventually decided to close the entryway for great.
“It just felt like it was the best thing for me and my wellbeing and simply as far as not actually feeling secured by my cast and team by then,” she clarified.