Shay Mitchell Says This ‘Pretty Little Liars’ Actress Has Met Her Daughter Atlas
Actress Shay Mitchell has been very busy recently. She has a new series out, Dollface — oh, and she recently gave birth to a child: A daughter named Atlas. Have any of her Pretty Little Liars co-stars met her? Let’s find out.
Mitchell was Emily Fields in ‘Pretty Little Liars’
Mitchell starred alongside Lucy Hale, Troian Bellisario, Ashley Benson (all pictures above) Sasha Pieterse, and many more in the Freeform mystery drama Pretty Little Liars for seven seasons. She portrayed Emily Fields, a teenager whose life is changed forever when she and her friends are cyberstalked by someone posing as their supposedly deceased friend.
As the series aired for quite some time and made the actresses overnight sensations, they all seemed to grow fairly close offset as well. After the show ended, much of that naturally faded, but many of them appear to keep in touch, as well as sharing significant life moments with one another.
She announced her pregnancy in June 2019
Almost exactly two years after PLL came to an end, Mitchell made a big announcement. She was expecting her first child with partner Matte Babel. She shared the news on social media and was congratulated by many of her former co-stars from the beloved series, among others.
Throughout her pregnancy, Mitchell uploaded numerous videos to her YouTube channel in a series titled Almost Ready. It was there that she shared they were expecting a girl. She also had a reunion with one of her PLL co-stars, Ian Harding (Ezra Fitz), which she documented on the channel.
Mitchell gave birth to a baby girl in Oct. 2019
Shortly after her daughter’s birth in Oct. 2019, Mitchell took to social media to announce her arrival. Once again, many of her PLL co-stars congratulated her online, including Bellisario, Pieterse, and Janel Parrish, who played Mona Vanderwaal.
Then, in November, Mitchell did a cover story with Vogue. It was there that she revealed her daughter’s name: Atlas Noa. Her name comes in part from Mitchell’s love of travel.
The ‘PLL’ star helping her out
So which of the Pretty Little Liars has met Atlas? “Troian Bellisario,” Mitchell told Entertainment Tonight. “Yes, she has been the person I’ve gone to for the most advice — obviously, having a daughter of her own. The other girls definitely will be meeting her soon.
“It’s the best,” she said of raising her daughter at the same time as her former co-star. “I’m the luckiest person in the world. She is not only such an incredible person but the best mom ever. And so to have her give me advice is more than I could ever ask for.”
What is Mitchell working on now?
Mitchell’s newest project is the Hulu series Dollface. All ten episodes of Season 1 are available to stream now. But does she have anything else coming up?
“There are a couple things that are in the works right now, so I’m super excited,” she told ET, saying that she’s choosing projects that she’s “really passionate about.” Mitchell also expressed interest in joining a superhero franchise. “I would love that. Let’s put that out there. Who knows?”