Mischa Barton Calls Being Single 'Great'

10/24/2008 at 09:50 AM EDT

Mischa Barton Calls Being Single 'Great'
Mischa Barton
Charley Gallay/WireImage
After a string of high-profile relationships – including her split from Rooney frontman Taylor Locke last month – Mischa Barton says she likes being a free agent.

"I'm not used to being single but it's really nice," Barton, 22, told PEOPLE at the Arcade boutique opening in Los Angeles on Thursday.

"It's great, actually," adds the former O.C. actress, who's set to launch a line of high-end headbands.

In fact, Barton has advice for other single girls.

"Just embrace it," she says. "It's important to breathe for a minute."

RELATED ARTICLE:
2005: O.C co-stars Mischa & Rachel love girls' nights out

Your Reaction

Follow Us

On Newsstands Now

Robin Roberts: How Loved Saved Me
  • Robin Roberts: How Loved Saved Me
  • Emma and Andrew: All About Hollywood's Cutest Couple
  • Prince George! More Yummy Photos

Pick up your copy on newsstands

Click here for instant access to the Digital Magazine

Advertisement

From Our Partners

Watch It

Editors' Picks

Latest Photos

From Our Partners



Sign up for our daily newsletter and other special offers.
    Choose your newsletters
Thank you for signing up! Your request may take up to one week to be processed.
    see all newsletters