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Hilarie Burton Of 'White Collar' Misses 'One Tree Hill' And Chad Michael Murray

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Hilarie Burton talks "One Tree Hill" and Chad Michael Murray

"White Collar" star Hilarie Burton may love her role on the USA series, but she still feels nostalgic for her "One Tree Hill" days.

"We were kids when we started," she told TV Guide of "One Tree Hill." "And now it's just this warm feeling of, 'You're the only other person on the planet that knows what it's like to go through that. I miss Chad."

Luckily, Burton has a new on-screen love interest on "White Collar" to tide her over: Matt Bomer. "Matt has been a wonderful second chapter for me because Chad and I had done everything together until I was 27 years old, and that was a lot of work. So to come back and have this new love interest that I have really wonderful chemistry with and who I really love as a person has been nice."

Will Burton have to say goodbye to her new leading man anytime soon? Not according to TVLine.

"I consider 'White Collar' my home base," Bomer said. "I’m so lucky to get to play a character that’s very multifaceted and the writers take risks on and never get into a staid process with. They’re always challenging themselves and, thusly, me as an actor. As long as they continue to do that, I’m happy. I love my job on 'White Collar.'"

For more on Burton and her "White Collar" role, click over to TV Guide.

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