When we catch up with her in the premiere, she’s enjoying her growing family and the new/old business she shares with Brooke (Sophia Bush).
She renovated Clothes Over Bros after Brooke had her financial catastrophe, and so she and Brooke went into business together. She’s got a daughter, she’s got a son, her husband is traveling, it’s sort of a very glam, small-town entrepreneurial mom life for Haley.” However, unlike Season 8, this final season of “OTH” isn’t all about the laughs.
“Things very quickly start to unravel,” Joy admits.
“At one point soon thereafter, he just asked, ‘Do you want to sing on the show?
We can make that happen.’ And I thought, ‘Sure, let’s try it.'” Toward the end of the panel, one fan took the chance to ask the pair if they ever thought they would be sitting in front of a crowd of nearly 1,000 fans 12 years after the show started. “We were filming the first season and we thought we were getting canceled like every day…
One of Lenz’s biggest contributions to the show was her music, a discovery made on accident by show creator Mark Schwahn one day between scenes on set.
“I was just singing to myself and I think Mark drove by and heard me singing,” she recalled.During the event, the cast got on stage to sing the show’s theme song – Gavin De Graw‘s “I Don’t Wanna Be.” Watch below!After so many years on the air, the “One Tree Hill“ set functions like a well-oiled machine, and rarely do members of the press factor into that. Noticeably absent were Sophia Bush and James Lafferty. Former stars Chad Michael Murray, Hilarie Burton, Bethany Joy Lenz, Shantel Van Santen, Robert Buckley, Paul Johansson, Lee Norris, Antwon Tanner, and Barbara Alyn Woods all reunited for the annual event.Yes, Lucas and Haley’s BFFdom has endured despite his absence (and the fact that he never returned any of her letters — a fact that plagued Murray a bit when he read the script).