Sophia Bush Confesses: I Never Wanted to Marry Chad Michael Murray

Sophia Bush has been divorced from Chad Michael Murray for well over a decade.

The former One Tree Hill co-stars got married in April of 2005 and split up just five months later, shattering the hopes and dreams of all who watched and adored their WB drama.

This all played out a very long time ago, yet Bush stopped by Andy Cohen’s Sirius XM radio show this week and dredged up the ancient and awkward past.

In an interview with the Bravo executive, Bush actually said she didn’t even marry Murray out of love.

She agreed to the legal union due to pressure from those associated with One Tree Hill.

“It was like the second season, but everyone’s been 22 and stupid,” Bush said of the relationship, adding that marriage “was not a thing I actually really wanted to do” and later explaining:

“Ladies have to learn how to take up space in the way that men are taught that they are entitled to.”

Interesting, huh?

And very layered and sort of vague and confusing, right?

“If you didn’t want to get married, how do you get to the point of being talked into it?” asked Cohen.

“How do you let everybody down?” the actress responded, continuing:

“And how do you – what’s the fight and when you have bosses telling you that you’re the only person who gets a person to work on time and 200 people either get to see their kids at night or they don’t because our days start on time?”

So… Bush was talked into being with Murray because she could control him on set?

“Life is always loaded,” she told Cohen. “What the public knows ever is never – it’s not the tip of the iceberg.

“Hilarie [Burton] and I used to laugh and we were like, ‘If we had a behind-the-scenes show, the drama would be so much f-cking better than the drama that the writers write.'” 

Shortly after her interview with viral, Bush tried to walk back her apparent criticism of Murray.

She Tweeted that she was making fun of herself, not her former co-star and husband.

“When you’re taking the piss out of yourself – b/c people can’t let the past go & you really wish they would – & gossip rags try to turn it into inappropriate drama rather than self-deprication,” she wrote.

“Don’t twist people’s words, y’all. If it wasn’t clear, I was making fun of MYSELF.”

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Murray, however, was among those who took offense to Bush bringing up their marriage all this time later.

Especially when she did absolutely say that the romance had as much to do with her professional obligations as how she actually felt about Murray.

“This story is ludicrous,” a rep for the actor said in a response statement, adding:

“Chad conducts himself in a completely professional manner and would never marry for any reason but love.

“Thirteen years since his divorce from Sophia, he has a very happy family life with his wife and children.

“He has completely moved on and doesn’t feel the need to engage in this type of behavior.”

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Trump’s Lawyer Michael Cohen Pleads the Fifth in Stormy Daniels Case

President Donald Trump’s longtime personal lawyer, Michael Cohen, filed court documents on Wednesday, April 25, indicating that he will plead the fifth to avoid incriminating himself in the case brought by porn star Stormy Daniels, CNN reports.

“Based upon the advice of counsel, I will assert my Fifth Amendment rights in connection with all proceedings in this case due to the ongoing criminal investigation by the FBI and U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of New York,” Cohen, 51, said in the papers, via the network.

In the filing in U.S. District Court in Los Angeles, the attorney said federal investigators seized “various electronic devices and documents” from his home, office and hotel room on April 9, including information pertaining to the $ 130,000 payment he made to Daniels, 39, before the 2016 presidential election in exchange for her silence about an alleged affair with Trump, 71.

In response to Wednesday’s news, the stripper’s attorney, Michael Avenatti, tweeted, “This is a stunning development. Never before in our nation’s history has the attorney for the sitting President invoked the 5th Amend in connection with issues surrounding the President. It is esp. stunning seeing as MC served as the ‘fixer’ for Mr. Trump for over 10 yrs. #basta.”

Daniels (real name Stephanie Clifford) has repeatedly alleged that she had sex with the real estate mogul in 2006, the same year that he and wife Melania Trump welcomed their son, Barron, now 12. Daniels filed a lawsuit against the former reality TV star in March, claiming the nondisclosure agreement that Cohen brokered with her is void because the president never signed it. She also sued Cohen for defamation.

The adult film star detailed the alleged affair in a March 25 interview with Anderson Cooper on 60 Minutes, during which she said, “I have no reason to lie.”

Trump has denied the affair allegations and knowing anything about Cohen’s payment to Daniels.

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Michael Cohen raid rattles Trump allies: Did feds seize president’s communications?

While Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein has told President Trump he is not the target of the investigation into Michael Cohen, the stunning FBI raid on Trump’s personal attorney has spurred mounting speculation about what presidential communications, if any, the feds might have picked up.
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Michael Vartan: 25 Things You Don’t Know About Me!

Michael Vartan, the French-born, American-raised star of The Arrangement opens up to Us Weekly. Read on to learn 25 things about the 49-year-old actor.

1. I’m a self-taught guitar player.

2. I loathe Mondays, deeply. Sunday night isn’t great, either. Old scars from my schooling days.

3. I dropped out of high school when I was 17.

4. I still don’t know what I want to be when I grow up.

5. I never wanted to be an actor. Not sure I’ll retire as one.

6. I’m obsessed with sports, all sports. Sports and animals are my true passions in life.

7. I love ketchup, but it has to be Heinz.

8. Jimi Hendrix is my desert-island artist.

9. I once kissed my dog Millie — for a nanosecond! — to prove to my friends that a dog’s mouth is cleaner than human hands. I woke up with the worst strep throat I’ve ever had.

10. Animal cruelty infuriates me. It shatters my soul!

11. I know the capital of every country in the world. Well, I did 10 years ago. They change so often.

12. I wanted to be a professional soccer player growing up. I had a cup of coffee with the Paris Saint-Germain Football Club, Paris’ first division team — which basically means they were interested in recruiting me.

13. Cage diving with great white sharks is on my bucket list.

14. I have fridge OCD. All labels have to be facing outwards. Weird? Yes, totally.

15. I flew from L.A. to Australia for the premiere of [2007’s] Rogue just for a weekend. That was 30 hours in the sky and 18 hours on the ground. It was rough.

16. I’m a N.Y. Mets fan because I had Mets pajamas as a kid.

17. I play ice hockey three times a week when I’m not working. It’s exercise, therapy and church rolled into one.

18. I spoke English with a French accent and French with an American accent until I was 10.

19. I hate big crowds, which is in major conflict with my love for sports.

20. I was terrified of the movie The Amityville Horror growing up. To this day, I wake up at 3:15 a.m. at least once or twice a week. It’s really annoying.

21. I love most animals more than most people, except snakes. They just scare the hell out of me.

22. Ghosts? Hell no, not ever. I’ll take a 1,000 zombies over a ghost!

23. If it were possible, I’d marry pizza and pasta. We’d make a nice threesome!

24. I’m never late, ever. I hate being late, and if I am, chances are I’m in the hospital or in jail.

25. Enough about me …

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