'One Tree Hill' Star Bethany Joy Galeotti Divorcing

12:17 PM PST 03/20/2012 by THR Staff
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The CW actress shared the news on her blog, adding that she plans to return to her maiden name.

One Tree Hill is nearing the end of its final season, and all of the actors are moving on with their lives after nine season on the CW drama.

Bethany Joy Galeotti will also be moving on in her personal life; The actress announced that she will be getting a divorce from her husband, Michael Galeotti.

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The actress, who played Haley James Scott on the series, announced the news on her blog. She plans to return to her maiden name, Lenz, again.

"As most of you know, as much as I love to share with you the magic of ordinary days, I am also very private about my personal life. In fact, the only reason I'm saying anything about this at all is because you'll all be wondering soon why everyone is calling me 'Bethany Joy Lenz' again," she wrote. "I'm sorry to say that Michael and I have decided to divorce."

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The One Tree Hill actress and her soon-to-be ex-husband have a daughter together, who was born in February 2011. The couple married in December 2005.

"We remain friendly and dedicated to raising our beautiful girl in love and we appreciate your prayers and support during this difficult time. I feel immensely humbled and grateful that God works all things for the good of those who love Him,” she wrote.

One Tree Hill is currently airing its ninths and final season. The CW drama will wrap its nine-season run on Wednesday, April 4 from 8-10 p.m. with an extended finale that will feature interviews with the show's stars sharing their favorite moments and memories.
 

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