Hilarie Burton planned to start a record label with the boss of One Tree Hill

Hilarie Burton and her One Tree Hill boss almost started a record label. Here's why it fell apart 267

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Hilary Burton Morgan wanted to follow her A hill of trees She followed in the character’s footsteps by starting her own record label — but creator Mark Schwahn had other ideas.

“I should [start a music label] with our boss [Mark Schwahn]. That was the whole thing,” Burton Morgan, 41, said on the Monday Sept. 4 episode of her.Melodramatic people“Podcast that she co-hosts with others OTHER alums Sophia Bush And Bethany Joy Lenz“When he was my mentor, we wanted to start a label and that was the carrot that came to mind.”

Burton Morgan, who worked as an MTV VJ before playing music lover Peyton Sawyer for the first six seasons of the teen drama, revealed the concept was “taken away” after she “moved up.” [her] Voice” about increasingly toxic working conditions.

“Starting a label was something I was definitely passionate about because I had hosted a radio show for a college station, found all these bands and went to venues to find unsigned bands [bands] the whole time. It was the fusion of art and life,” she continued. “I think I wanted Peyton to succeed, so I wanted a real record label to succeed. I like that mix of fact and fiction in any movie or TV show. It’s the Blair Witch effect. What you are watching is more fun if it were real.”

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In November 2017, the women of OTHER expressed himself in an open letter about Schwahn’s alleged harassment and abuse diversity. Shortly after the comment was posted, 25 cast and crew members from Schwann’s show performed The Royal shared similar claims and was subsequently removed from the E! dismissed. Theatre. Schwahn has still not commented publicly on the allegations.

Four years after her open letter made headlines, Burton Morgan founded her OTHER Watch the podcast again with Bush (41) and Lenz (42). As you chat with us about the fourth season finale Dannel Ackles In April, the four recalled when alleged tensions with Schwahn – whose name is censored on the podcast – were at their peak.

Hilarie Burton and her One Tree Hill boss almost started a record label. Here's why it fell apart 264
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According to the actresses, between takes, Schwahn allegedly rubbed the actresses’ shoulders and wrapped his arms around them, making the women uncomfortable. Burton Morgan told him to stop touching her and later yelled at her while her brother, her boyfriend and her boyfriend’s father were in the next room, she claimed, claiming no one came to defend her until finally a executive producer showed up to ease the tension.

During her stint on Drama Queens, which premieres in June 2021, Burton Morgan has been open about how difficult it is to revisit some of the darker stories from the set OTHER maybe, but she knows there’s an important reason for that.

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“There was an actress on our show that I got in touch with recently and she was quieter through all the Me Too stuff,” Burton shared on an episode of Drama Queens earlier this year. “I’m always scared he’s a ghost writer.” Because he’s never been held accountable. Because our show’s executive producers never publicly said, ‘We’re not going to do business with him anymore.’ We’re so sorry for you girls.’ Because there was never a closure. Someone, somewhere, gives him a ghostwriting job, and we’re afraid that one day we’ll go on a set and we’ll be confronted with it.”

Burton Morgan continued: “It’s the bogeyman in the closet. To keep talking about this, I pledge to keep talking about it so that other showrunners don’t do it and he doesn’t have safe passage like a ship.”

Lindsay Lowe

Lindsay Lowe is a Worldtimetodays U.S. News Reporter based in Canada. His focus is on U.S. politics and the environment. He has covered climate change extensively, as well as healthcare and crime. Lindsay Lowe joined Worldtimetodays in 2023 from the Daily Express and previously worked for Chemist and Druggist and the Jewish Chronicle. He is a graduate of Cambridge University. Languages: English. You can get in touch with me by emailing: LindsayLowe@worldtimetodays.com.

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