Apparently Mischa is getting a bit tired of her role on The OC. She is often late for work, or skips it being “sick”. Gossip has it as dissatisfaction with the show ratings and her perception as a bratty teen on the show.
The publication quotes insiders who work on the show as being annoyed by Barton’s sickouts and tardiness – especially since she’s been known to hit the town and party hearty (and is the frequent subject of gossip-column items).
“She’s definitely flirting with leaving the show,” says one source. “But the real problem now is that she isn’t taking work seriously.”…
“We don’t comment on rumor or speculation,” said a spokeswoman for Warner Bros., which produces “The O.C.” – New York Post
Who knows if the rumours are true, but we’d miss her!