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    Rachel Bilson Says She Felt "Tension" With Her "O.C." Co-Star Samaire Armstrong Because Of Her Relationship With Adam Brody

    "I get transported back to 18 years ago, and I get a little jealous."

    It turns out there was relationship drama both on and offscreen on the set of The O.C.

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    Rachel Bilson just revealed she may have been a part of a little bit of a love triangle with two of her co-stars — Adam Brody and Samaire Armstrong.

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    While discussing Season 1's episode "The Homecoming" on her Welcome to the OC, Bitches! podcast, Rachel expressed how difficult it was to watch Adam and Samaire's characters onscreen.

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    "When Seth is in the bedroom with Anna and she goes to kiss him, I see Samaire, like, slip tongue. I get transported back to 18 years ago, and I get a little jealous," Rachel admitted.

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    She continued, "It was like the real-life triangle playing out as I’m watching it."

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    Rachel, who dated Adam on and off throughout the filming of the series, says there were definitely certain moments that caused "tension" between herself and Samaire.

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    "I feel like it definitely played out a little bit in real life for a minute...even though not really really, but I remember the tension with Samaire and I, like, a little bit," Rachel confessed.

    Rachel smiles while posing with Samaire
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    Despite the tension, Rachel and Adam went on to date for the rest of the series, ultimately breaking up while filming Season 4.

    Rachel and Adam look happy together
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    Hear all that Rachel had to say below.

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