'Pretty Little Liars' Shay Mitchell weighs in: Is Emily bisexual or gay?


Emily's sexuality is a hot topic for fans of "Pretty Little Liars" -- she's been presented as a lesbian since very early on in the first season, and it's refreshing to see a gay character as one of the leads in a show that's aimed at a young audience.It's no surprise that there was some discord, then, when ABC Family announced that a male love interest will be introduced for Emily in Season 3. "Vampire Diaries" actor Sterling Sulieman will play Nathan, the cousin of Emily's first girlfriend, Maya -- who was murdered in the Season 2 finale.Though Emily is bisexual in the books, it doesn't seem that the show is going in that direction -- at least, not for long. "Pretty Little Liars" showrunner Marlene King tells After Ellen, "It's not our intention. I want to choose my words really carefully here, because Emily is going through a period of mourning and loss and...



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