Who followed the series The O.C. (“Um Estranho no Paraíso”, in Brazil), a great success among the teen audience in the early 2000s, certainly recalls the actress Mischa Barton, who played the character Marissa Cooper on the show for three seasons.
Mischa was considered by many to be a promise to become a big star on TV or even in Hollywood, building a solid career in theaters.
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However, after leaving the cast of O.C .: A Stranger in ParadiseMischa ended up having trouble getting relevant roles in other productions, standing out more on the gossip and even police pages than on his career.
After all, #PorOndeAnda Mischa Barton?
Mischa Barton’s departure from The O.C.
Mischa Barton left the cast of The O.C. at the end of season 3 after the death of his character. After her work on the series, she participated in Virgin Territory (2007), Assassination of a Highschool President (2008) and the Ashton Kutcher TV series, The Beautiful Life (2009). In 2016, she participated in Dancing With The Stars, the North American version of Famous dance.
Problems with the police
In 2007, the actress was arrested for misdemeanor when the police found her with a small amount of marijuana and a high level of alcohol in her blood. In 2009, she was admitted to a psychiatric ward and reportedly was admitted due to suicidal tendencies.
In addition, Mischa even sued her mother alleging that she stole her money.
More recently, in 2017, she faced a legal battle with two ex-boyfriends after one of them was allegedly trying to sell a video in which the couple appeared in explicit images.
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Still in 2017, she was hospitalized again after neighbors complained to the police for her irregular behavior. But, according to Mischa herself, she had been drugged with GHB, also known as “the rape drug”.
“It felt like a hallucination. I had no idea what I was talking about. Before I passed out and didn’t remember anything, it was more auditory and visual – but more visual, like points of light and things like that. There are also blackout periods. I remember my friend saying, ‘Please lie down and then it will be over,’ ”said the actress at the time.
Mischa Barton’s career resumption
In late 2019, Mischa joined the cast of The Hills: New Beginnings, a new reality show series derived from The Hills, which was a big hit on North American MTV between 2006 and 2010.
She was cast in the main cast, however, according to information, Mischa should not return to the series, even with confirmation of the renewal of the program for its 2nd season.
The return of The O.C.
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Fans of The O.C. ask for the return of the series. Despite this, the show should not return.
In January of this year, Fox’s head of entertainment, Michael Thorn, commented that, despite the broadcaster’s interest in reviving the program, the actors’ agenda is what makes it impossible to return. “[O retorno de] The O.C. it won’t happen, despite my deep passion for the series. Nobody is available, unfortunately ”.
You can follow what Mischa has been doing by following her Instagram profile: @mischabarton
Undoubtedly, the actress’s career and life have been real roller coasters since her departure from The O.C. In 2020, Mischa Barton has no series or movies triggered. Will she return to the screens?
We are waiting!