Back to IndieWire

‘One Tree Hill’ Cast and Crew Accuse Creator Mark Schwahn of Sexual Harassment

Sophia Bush, Hilarie Burton, and more joined forces to speak out against the showrunner of the drama series.

Chad Michael Murray, Sophia Bush, James Lafferty, Tyler Hilton, Bethany Joy Lenz and Hilarie Burton'ONE TREE HILL' TV SHOW CAST CD SIGNING, FYE STORE, NEW YORK, AMERICA - 25 JAN 2005

“One Tree Hill”


One Tree Hill” cast and crew members have accused creator and showrunner Mark Schwahn of sexual harassment in a letter published on Variety. The signees include six female crew members and 12 actresses who worked on the series, including leads Sophia Bush, Hilarie Burton, and Bethany Joy Lenz. The letter was published following a Twitter thread crew member Audrey Wauchope posted on Novemeber 11 in which she revealed frequent and unwanted touching by Schwahn, who she did not identify by name at the time.

Sign Up: Stay on top of the latest breaking film and TV news! Sign up for our Email Newsletters here.

This Article is related to: Television and tagged , , ,

Get The Latest IndieWire Alerts And Newsletters Delivered Directly To Your Inbox