On Pretty Little Liars Season 3, Episode 4: “Birds of a Feather” we met Maya's (Bianca Lawson) well-meaning cousin, Nathan — or did we?

A lot of fans are suspicious of Nathan and his intentions, and we don't blame them. Some fans even went so far as to posit that he's not Maya's cousin at all; one theory is that he's actually Maya's stalker ex.

Is it possible Nathan is not who he says he is? A recent tweet from PLL writer Andy Reaser seems to give us a clue.

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A fan recently asked Andy, "Will Em meet someone who know Maya?"

Andy replied, "Her cousin Nate knew her."

Does this tweet mean that Nate really is Maya's cousin after all? Maybe. On the other hand, if Nate is not Maya's cousin, Andy wouldn't reveal that in a random tweet, so it's not exactly conclusive...

Still, unless Andy is lying (which is possible — the PLL writers keep their secrets close, for good reason!), it sounds like Nate did know Maya, which seems to rule out the theory that he's a random agent of "A"'s who had no relationship to Maya at all.

What do you think of Nate? Let us know in the comments below.

Catch an all-new episode of PLL on Tuesday, July 10 at 8 p.m. ET/PT on ABC Family.

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Rebecca Martin is an editor at Wetpaint Entertainment. Follow her on Twitter @BeccaMartin47

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