Ending the relationship in September 2006, James was officially back on the market. In April 2008, James became romantically attached with his gorgeous One Tree Hill co-star, Sophia Bush.
Following their breakup in 2009, the ex-couple remained on a friendly term.
Over those episodes, his character, gentle, brooding Lucas Scott, evolves from a talented baller to a driven writer and caring husband (to Peyton) and father (to their daughter Sawyer Brooke Scott).
The only face obviously missing from the group was Chad Michael Murray, who explained via Twitter why he couldn't make it overseas: Tags: bethanny joy lenz, chad michael murray, francophilia, hilarie burton, james lafferty, nostalgia, one tree hill, one tree hill convention, one tree hill reunion, sophia bush, tv news relationship comes to an end April 4 and now their real life one is over too!!
Actress Shantel Van Santen, who portrayed Quinn James in One Tree Hill, became the next love interest of James. Rumor has it that James was in a relationship with actress Eve Hewson at the same time when he was dating Van Santen. Later in 2010, James and Eve started making public appearances but the actual date when the relationship started and ended is still quite confusing as some sources claim that they broke up in 2012 and other say it was in 2015. The lady killer has chosen to keep his relationship status a secret following four public break-ups.
From babies to weddings and even broken engagements (hey, sometimes life imitates art!An infamous ladies man, Chad reportedly cheated on his ex-wife Sophia Bush (Brooke) with his House of Wax co-star Paris Hilton — while she was still with Nick Carter.As if that wasn’t bad enough, Chad began dating Kenzie Dalton, a former extra on One Tree Hill, before his divorce from Sophia was finalized.), here's what the cast of One Tree Hill is up to now.(Suggested soundtrack while reading this gallery: "Can't Get You Out of My Head" by INXS.) Sophia Bush: Brooke Davis No longer a wild, carefree girl jumping from guy to guy, Brooke Davis Baker ended the series as a married mom with twin boys.She was first married to former series star Chad Michael Murray before they divorced in December 2006.Over the weekend, Chad Michael Murray, James Lafferty, Bethany Joy Lenz, and most of the cast (sans Sophia Bush) reunited in Wilmington, North Carolina to meet with fans and celebrate the long running success of the hit teen drama series!Photo: Melissa Mc Carthy Had A Mini — as evidenced by the dance skills he showed off for the crowd!