“A little edge for the holidays. @itsashbenzo on set,” showrunner Marlene King captioned the Instagram photo of Ashley looking pensive as Hanna on the Rosewood set. In the pic. Ashley is sporting a black “Rock n’ Roll” t-shirt, a green sweater with studs on the shoulders, and the same black hair highlights she has had since Episode 2. We just hope she didn’t steal all of that stuff from the local boutique.
Guys, we’re really worried about Hanna. It seems that she is finally starting to process the trauma of everything that has happened in the last few seasons, and it is causing some pretty self-destructive behavior — shoplifting, binge-drinking, etc. It makes for a compelling and pretty realistic storyline, we just hope our girl comes out OK on the other side, you know? Given that this behind-the-scenes pic is from the much-anticipated Christmas episode, we especially hope that Hanna finds a little holiday joy. No one likes to spend the holiday season in a depressive state, but that outfit isn’t screaming Holiday Cheer.
Are you as worried about Hanna as we are? What do you think will go down in the Christmas episode? Sound off in the comments below!
Catch the next episode of Pretty Little Liars on July 15, 2014 at 8 p.m. ET on ABC.
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