Shay Mitchell is a Canadian actress who jumped to fame in 2010 with the premiere of the TV show Pretty Little Liars. Mitchell spent most of her life working as a model or extra on TV shows like Degrassi: The Next Generation until she got the part of Emily Fields on PLL.
Shay’s been playing Emily since season one, filmed seven years ago. This year season seven will be released, but the show has already ended for the cast. The final episodes of the show will start airing in April.
Mitchel posted an emotional video saying goodbye to her friends and crew. The video starts with shootings of the end of the last episode, continued by Shay reading a letter she wrote on her phone. The actress cries as she reads and thanks to the people she worked with for the seven years of the show.
“It got me the best years of my 20’s”
” I always felt safe with my crew around me, they were my ultimate teachers… The hardest working people I’ve ever known”
“To my sisters Ashley, Sasha, Lucy and Troyan, we did it… ‘Emily, Hannah, Aria, Alison and Spencer have now gone, we are all gone where the beloved characters go and people stop writing for them… The end”
“Thank you for writing the most important chapter of my life”
Watch the emotional video below: