- "If I didn't have excellent proof to the contrary, I'd swear you were a dude."
- —Gunnar Scott to Hailey
Colorado being her home state, Hailey and Gunnar first meet when he and Scarlett are busy writing songs together at Jeanne's publishing house. Hailey and he argue over a yoghurt that had his name on it which she ate but soon make amends. They eventually start to date before breaking up with each other.