6 Reasons We’re Crowning Shay Mitchell An Honorary Latina

Pretty Little Liars star Shay Mitchell is bae!

The 28-year-old actress is known for whipping up some delicious tacos and being a fan of our magazine (wink!), but that's not the only reason why we're crowning this belleza an honorary Latina. Check it out:

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1. She has traces of Spanish lineage running through her blood.

Though Mitchell is born to a Filipino mother and an Irish/Scottish father, she's reportedly spoken out about having Spanish heritage from both sides of her family.

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2. She'll soon know Español.

Though Mitchell has a hot spot on hit show Pretty Little Liars, she's always looking for new ways to branch out in Hollywood. The actress is reportedly learning Spanish to prep for possible Spanish-speaking roles. 

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3. She's channeled her Latina side in a big way.

The 28-year-old beauty appeared on Glamour Mexico in November of 2014, showing off an old Hollywood style that she rocks so well.

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4. She loves taking us through her Latin American #Shaycations.

The actress is constantly on the move, and taking fans along with her. Mitchell has traveled to Mexico and many other locations throughout Latin America, sharing her journey via her YouTube channel series, Shaycation.

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5. She's quick to try some Mexican treats.

In this fun, exclusive video, Shay conducts a taste-test with Mexican dulce. Looks like she's a fan of these popular treats!

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6. She throws down in the kitchen — Latino style.

The Canadian actress is no stranger to Latino recipes. In her YouTube series, Shay's Kitchen, you can find Shay whipping up some Mexican favorites including fish tacos and paletas.