Rachel Bilson, Adam Brody Reunite on ‘The OC’ Podcast


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Chrismukkah got here early! Rachel Bilson and Melinda Clarke have hosted loads of their O.C. costars on their podcast, however few can prime their newest visitor: Adam Brody, a.ok.a. Seth Cohen.

The Jennifer’s Body actor, 41, appeared on the Tuesday, October 26, episode of “Welcome to the OC, Bitches!” for a dialogue of the season 1 episode “The Strip.” Right off the bat, Brody admitted that the episode, which initially aired in April 2004, regarded much more classic than he imagined it might.

“It was a real time warp,” he joked. “It’s older than I suspected, even. I knew it’d feel old, but … for the first 10 minutes I’m just tripping out on, like, it’s on 16mm film. Like, it’s kind of grainy.”

As O.C. followers know, Seth and Summer have been the No. 1 couple in Orange County, however off display, Brody and Bilson, 40, had their very own real-life romance. The duo dated from 2003 to 2006, they usually’ve remained pleasant within the years since.

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The former couple didn’t say a lot about their romance in the course of the podcast, however the Hart of Dixie alum did credit score her ex with serving to her enhance her appearing craft.

“You taught me how to act well,” Bilson informed Brody, including that she was “never better” than when she was working with him. “You made it so, like, comfortable to just go for it and not be afraid. Everything you did in working with you really made me have the confidence to kinda, like, do whatever I wanted and go for it. I just wanna say thank you.”

The Ready or Not star appeared barely floored by the reward, telling his former costar that she embodied Summer Roberts from day one.

“I take the compliment and at the same time, in the pilot, you made it your own instantly and everyone fell in love with you,” he mentioned. “I felt like we were sparring so well together so fast.”

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The twosome’s final public reunion occurred in 2019 once they ran into one another on the airport. Bilson posted a selfie of the second through Instagram, sending O.C. followers right into a frenzy. During the podcast, nevertheless, each she and Brody admitted that that reunion principally consisted of conversations about how a lot their lives had modified since turning into mother and father.

The Nashville alum shares daughter Briar Rose, 6, with ex-fiancé Hayden Christensen, whom she cut up from in 2017. Brody, for his half, shares 6-year-old daughter Arlo and a son, born in 2020, with spouse Leighton Meester.

Earlier this year, the Promising Young Woman actor mentioned that he initially pre-judged the Country Strong star, 35, for her work on Gossip Girl, one other teen drama created by Josh Schwartz.

“She’s a heavenly creature,” Brody informed Anna Faris in March. “But I had no idea whether she was a good person or not. And, in fact, kind of assumed she probably wasn’t for, like, the first handful of years that I didn’t know her, just because, I don’t know, Gossip Girl. Not that I tagged all actresses with that or anything — I didn’t.”

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