She used to work as a model in Hong Kong, before turning to acting.
She started out the same way as Nina Dobrev did: with a role on the show Degrassi.
Like Lucy Hale, she also suffered from eating disorder. I’d starve myself for a day, and the next day I was hungry, tired and miserable. When I felt so bad about not being able to fit into size 0 jeans, I realized I had to make a change.“, She said in an interview with Self.
She has her own lifestyle blog.
She has “Love” in an infinity sign tattooed in white ink.
Shay is quite comfortable with playing a gay character on The Pretty Little Liars. She was relieved when her character Emily finally came out and said that she likes kissing girls, because “they always smell nice”.
She said in an interview that she would love to be a Bond girl!