Meet David Breck. This Melrose Place character has slept with Ella and had an affair with Sydney. He's also the son of Michael Mancini.
At the outset, David is the leading suspect in Sydney's murder. That quickly changes, however, as David starts a romance with Lauren in the middle of seaso one.
David: Everyone is gonna think we hooked up.
Ella: So? It'll give them something to Tweet about.
David: I have a life right now that doesn't include you.
Sydney: So, why are you here?