He immediately ingratiates himself in the community and gains the attention of a few local girls.One of those girls is Brooke Davis, played by Bush, the captain of the cheerleading squad and the resident wild child.Even though Peyton initially pushed Lucas away, the two ended up engaging in a secret love affair (without intimate relations) behind Brooke's back.They finally let Brooke know, and it broke her heart.The began dating in December 2005 and were engaged three months later.However, the couple did not rush to get married, breaking up in 2013 still engaged.Things turned even uglier when Bush petitioned to have the marriage annulled.
After two years together, they married in 2005, but five months after their nuptials, they announced they were separating.
Earlier this year, Bush alluded to her marriage for one of the very first times, in an essay for .
"I refuse to let that one relationship define me, which is why I've done my best to avoid discussing it for 10 years," she wrote at the time.
We've talked about on-set romances before – those that have stood the test of time and those that didn't work out – but Chad Michael Murray and Sophia Bush's short-lived marriage still holds a fascination for many.
The two met on the WB show One Tree Hill (which then became the CW) in 2003.