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Bethany Joy Galeotti appears in a scene from the CW show One Tree Hill. - Provided courtesy of  Michael Tackett / The CW

Bethany Joy Galeotti of 'One Tree Hill' announces divorce on blog

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03/21/2012 by Nichole Hamilton

Bethany Joy Galeotti of "One Tree Hill" fame and her husband Michael are getting a divorce after more than six years of marriage.

The 30-year-old actress, who plays Haley on long-running CW series, announced the news on her blog on March 19.

"As most of you know, as much as I love to share with you the magic of ordinary days, I am also very private about my personal life," she said. "In fact, the only reason I'm saying anything about this at all is because you'll all be wondering soon why everyone is calling me 'Bethany Joy Lenz' again."

"I'm sorry to say that Michael and I have decided to divorce," she continued. "We remain friendly and dedicated to raising our beautiful girl in love and we appreciate your prayers and support during this difficult time. I feel immensely humbled and grateful that God works all things for the good of those who love Him."

The actress married the musician, known for his rock band Enation, in December 2005. The pair share 1-year-old daughter Maria Rose Galeotti.

The actress is also a singer and performs with her folk duo "Everly," made up of herself and Amber Sweeney. The group has released two studio albums, the most recent being "Fireside" in 2009.

Bethany Joy Galeotti revealed the news about her divorce weeks before "One Tree Hill" goes off the air, following its April 4 finale. The show debuted in 2003 and is on its ninth and final season.

The actress is also known for playing Michelle Bauer Santos Santos on the show "Guiding Light" and for the rotating novel "Diamond Gothic," which she co-penned with authors JC Coccoli and Abigail Spencer. It's described on the novel's official Twitter page as "a Vogue-esque thriller in the Roaring Twenties." The project features improvisational writing and short chapters, and is often featured on Zooey Deschanel's collaborative website HelloGiggles.

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