Rosewood loses some residents … and gains some! “Pretty Little Liars” fans will be meeting a new Rosewood resident when the series returns for its fifth season on ABC Family.
According to The Hollywood Reporter, “Carrie Diaries” star Chloe Bridges will be making the move to ABC Family for the recurring role of Sydney Driscoll. Who is Sydney Driscoll, you may ask? The newest member of the Rosewood High swim team … which means potential problems for Emily.
Why do we say that? Trouble always seems to follow Emily, and unfortunately it doesn’t stop when she hits the water. Throughout her time on the swim team Emily has faced numerous problems:
-Emily was almost drowned by Paige … but later went on to date her.
-Emily discovered that Paige had dated a fellow competitor, Shana.
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-Shana taunted Emily about competing against her for the last position on Stanford’s swim team.
-Shana moved to Rosewood and took Emily’s spot on the swim team.
While Emily doesn’t have the best history with her fellow teammates, “Pretty Little Liars” fans may be able to rest a little easy. Sydney will supposedly be befriending Emily, not taunting her.
Sydney’s appearance comes at a suspicious time for Paily shippers. “Pretty Little Liars” fans will remember that Emily and Paige got into a massive fight over Alison in episode 23. Emily discovered that Paige had betrayed her and told the police that Alison was still alive – something that put Alison in danger again. Paige insisted that she only did it to protect Emily, but by the end of the episode Emily couldn’t find it in her heart to trust Paige again. Before heading to Philadelphia to meet up with Alison, Emily broke things off with Paige.
“For the Paige and Emily fans, I would say to hold tight,” Emily’s Shay Mitchell dished to E! News. “Nothing’s ever said and done. And I will say to the Emison fans, you never know what could happen again. So stay tuned.”
Wait … Did Shay Mitchell just tease that an Alison-Emily hookup was in the future for Season 5 of “Pretty Little Liars”? “Pretty Little Liars” viewers will have to wait and see what happens, but expect Chloe Bridges to make her first appearance as Sydney during episode 3 of Season 5.
What do you think will happen? “Pretty Little Liars” returns to ABC Family for Season 5 on June 10. Let us know your thoughts and theories in the comments section or send a tweet to @AmandaTVScoop.