‘Pretty Little Liars’ star Tyler Blackburn revealed whether or not he ‘officially dated’ his on-screen beau, Ashley Benson, and how they actually ‘felt’ about one another!
So, was Hanna and Caleb’s romance just for the small screen? The Pretty Little Liars characters’ actors — Ashley Benson, 29, and Tyler Blackburn, 32 — had long been subjected to dating rumors, thanks to their intimate work relationship and that “first trimester” photo from 2015. Finally, Tyler gave us more clarity two years after the last PLL episode from the original series aired. In regards to their on-camera chemistry, Tyler said “it felt good” and “it felt real” in an interview for the Gender and Equality issue of PLAYBOY, which hits newsstands on June 18. And then he gave us a more straightforward answer.
“We never officially dated,” Tyler revealed. Explaining himself, he added, “In navigating our relationship—as co-workers but also as friends—sometimes the lines blurred a little. We had periods when we felt more for each other, but ultimate