Color us surprised. Lucy Hale (Aria) appears to be anything but shy in her role as Aria, the outspoken, adorable, funky one on Pretty Little Liars. But the actress recently admitted that fiction does not always mimic real life.

Celebrity-gossip.net reports that the actress is featured on the cover of the Runway Fall 2012 issue of Prestige Hong Kong magazine. In the interview, she talks about how shy she is in real life. Yep, you read that right.

“I think that in interviews, I appear very outgoing and bubbly and that’s pretty much how I am — but I think people would be surprised to know that I have a side to me that’s very quiet, shy and reserved,” Lucy said.

We’re certainly surprised. We suppose that goes to show what a good actress she is, because Aria is anything but shy. And that is why we love her.

Are you surprised by Lucy’s shyness?

Don’t miss the next new episode of PLL, the Halloween special, on Tuesday, October 23 at 8 p.m. ET/PT on ABC Family.

Source: Prestige Hong Kong via Celebrity-gossip.net

Samantha Highfill is a contributing writer to Wetpaint Entertainment. Follow her on Twitter at @samhighfill.

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