But on Tuesday, Cosmo published a poignant essay written by the actress on the very subject! In fact, she even recalled what it was like to work with him after their public 2006 divorce… all without saying his name.
To refresh your memory, the former flames were married in 2005 before separating just five months later due to an alleged cheating scandal involving a One Tree Hill extra!
Well, the OTH alum wrote:
"In my 20s, when I was starting out my career as an actor, I wasn't looking for a relationship, but one found me and became serious, even though I hadn't planned to settle down until my 30s. But when the person you're with asks you to marry him, you think: This must be happening because it's supposed to."
Of course, a statement like that could only be followed with a "but….":