But the 25-year-old California-born actor, whose parents run a construction firm in a blue-collar town outside Los Angeles, makes no secret of his contemptuous attitude to the fair sex.‘I don’t get a whole lot out of the romance thing but I realise girls do.So I’ll go out of my way to make them feel romanced,’ Lafferty confessed to the US magazine Portrait.
One Tree Hill may have ended years ago, but the characters that made up the show still linger in our memories as we hope and pray for a happy reunion one day.
After all, there's been nothing quite like the rollercoaster ride of relationships and drama since the final credits rolled in 2012.
He then began a relationship with co-star Sophia Bush but managed to keep that quiet, too.
It was only confirmed in October 2008 by, of all people, Sophia’s ex-husband, Chad Michael Murray, who is also a star of One Tree Hill.
‘I tend to be an “opposites attract” person because I think I can learn from somebody who has different perspectives.
If you have that in a relationship, you’ll get the most out of it.’ For the much younger Eve, the secretive charmer from California is her first big romance.
But whether Lafferty is about to carve Eve’s name in his tree remains to be seen.
'It devastates me now that I have been reduced to a Hollywood statistic–another joke marriage,' Sophia has said about that chapter in her life. because I knew what I was getting into and will always believe in love.'In 2008 Chad indicated that Sophia had moved on with co-star James Lafferty, 28, saying 'Sophia and I are both professional and mature enough to get through it ...
Yet, did you know that the show was also the birthplace of a number of relationships in real life too?
Indeed, many members of the cast gave love a try during their time of the show, some with more success than others.
Love Is Blindness sang Bono on U2’s classic Achtung Baby album back in 1991, the year little Memphis Eve was born – and this could be a good time to dig the song out and give it a spin for his now 19-year-old daughter.