has once and for all revealed the identity behind the show's mystery villain "A" in its season-six summer finale.
The episode revealed that "A" — who has been stalking and violently tormenting the Liars for the duration of the series — is Charles Dilaurentis, who is a transgender woman going by the name Charlotte.
I’m very focused on what I do and very independent, but there was this certain guy that I was acting like an idiot around," she said.
"I was fumbling over my words, I was stuttering, I couldn’t focus, I couldn’t look him in the eye.
It turns out their secretive conversations and coded allusions to "what happened between us" was in fact a cryptic way of talking about a secret affair.
Ce Ce's mom would bring her sister Ali's (Sasha Pieterse) old clothes for her to wear and enrolled her in high school, where she met her brother Jason (Drew Van Acker), who did not recognize her.
Ce Ce and Jason started dating, and when Jason brought Ce Ce home to meet his father — and Ce Ce's father — Mr. The Liars learned all about Ce Ce's story as they watched a live stream of her conversation with Ali.
We suspect Lucy might be talking about one of our favorite former Lucy says her crush has no clue that she had these feelings for him, but promises that if the song does really well, she might tell him.
Co-star love: Ashley was joined by on-screen boyfriend (and possible real-life love) Tyler Blackburn, 29, and Shay Mitchell, 28, for her festive celebration.