Bethany Pleasure Lenz says ‘One Tree Hill’ costars tried to ‘rescue’ her from cult: ‘I used to be very cussed’

“One Tree Hill” star Bethany Pleasure Lenz has recalled the time her co-stars tried to “rescue” her from the cult she was part of for a decade of her life.

In an interview with Selection, Lenz mentioned issues acquired so critical that her well-known buddies, whom she selected to not title, made a determined try and intervene.

“It was the whisper behind the scenes, like, ‘You already know, she’s in a cult,’” she advised the outlet. “For some time, they have been all attempting to avoid wasting me and rescue me, which is gorgeous and so superb to be cared about in that method.”


Actress Bethany Pleasure Lenz revealed at one level her “One Tree Hill” co-stars tried to “rescue” her from a cult she had been concerned with.
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“However I used to be very cussed,” she added. “I used to be actually dedicated to what I believed have been the most effective selections I might make.”

Lenz, who performed Haley James Scott on “One Tree Hill,” mentioned her involvement within the cult quickly led to “isolation.”

“They need to make you mistrust everybody round you in order that the one individuals you belief are, initially, the management after which, individuals inside the group if the management approves of them and isn’t in the course of pitting you towards one another, which occurs on a regular basis additionally,” she shared.


 Bethany Joy Lenz admitted she used to be "very stubborn" and strongly committed to what she believed in.
Bethany Pleasure Lenz admitted she was once “very cussed” and strongly dedicated to what she believed in.

“It constructed a deep wedge of mistrust between me and my forged and crew. As a lot as I beloved them and cared about them, there was a basic thought: If I’m in ache, if I’m struggling, I can’t go to any of those individuals. So you are feeling extremely lonely.”

The actress credited the hit present, and its filming location, for “saving [her] life.”

“I used to be there 9 months out of the 12 months in North Carolina,” she defined. “I had a number of flying forwards and backwards, lots of people visiting and issues like that, however my life was actually in-built North Carolina. And I believe that spatial separation made an enormous distinction when it was time for me to get up.”


"One Tree Hill" star Bethany Joy Lenz said her involvement with the cult she was apart of led her to isolation, she said.
“One Tree Hill” star Bethany Pleasure Lenz mentioned her involvement with the cult she was aside of led her to isolation, she mentioned.
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Talking on her “Drama Queens” podcast final month, the Everly frontwoman shared that she hopes to put in writing a tell-all guide about her time in a cult to assist others.

Lenz, who mentioned she already has some items written, added that “her ADHD has made it actually troublesome over time” to finish her guide.

Nonetheless, she defined that she is “actually decide to placing all of it collectively, I might love to put in writing about my expertise.”

“Additionally, I don’t know the way a lot I can say as a result of there are nonetheless individuals and authorized issues in place that make it extra difficult for the timing of that,” she admitted.