She has been in the news lately following dating rumors with The Bachelor’s Colton Underwood.
Early last month, however, Lucy Hale also made headlines when The CW pulled the plug on her musical comedy-drama series, Katy Keen, after only one season.
Why did Katy Keene get canceled?
On July 2, The CW Network decided not to renew Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa and Michael Grassi’s Riverdale spin-off for a second season.
It apparently did not get enough streaming views, making it the only current show at that time to get axed by the network.
Lucy Hale wearing Saint Laurent Anja Pumps on Katy Keene set at the Grand Central Station on February 7, 2020
Katy Keene takes place five years after the events of the first four seasons of Riverdale. The show premiered on The CW on February 6, 2020, and ended its 13-episode season run on May 14.
Lucy Hale Reacts to Her Show’s Cancellation
After the news broke, Lucy Hale, who plays the titular character, took to Instagram to share her sentiments about CW’s decision.
In an emotional video, she said: “I don’t wanna just post a picture or a caption because nothing would do justice to how I feel about Katy Keene or how I feel about the people involved with it. Truly one of the highlights of my life. Just such a joy, from top to bottom.”
Lucy also told her fans: “It’s happened a few times to me, and each time it’s just heartbreaking. It’s a job that has broken my heart numerous times. This is a bad one, it’ll take some time to get over.”
In 2008, her comedy-drama, Privileged, was canceled after one season. The same goes for Life Sentence, which concluded in June 2018 after airing 13 episodes.
Lucy Hale in Dolce & Gabbana pink coat, Alice + Olivia embellished top, and Valentino Garavani Tango pumps February 4, 2020
“Mainly I wanted to make this video so you could hear it straight from me so nothing is misconstrued. Long story short, I am just grateful for the role of a lifetime,” she added.
Lucy then thanked her colleagues, saying: “You guys are just magic. Thank you to you guys. I cannot stress how amazing you are all the time no matter what.”
“I’m so proud of what we made. I do believe it’s timeless. I think sometimes things just don’t work out and maybe it was just not the right time for it.”
PLL Alumni Sympathize with Lucy Hale
Lucy has since been trying to move on from the “heartbreaking” cancellation of her show. Thankfully, she has been receiving support from her Pretty Little Liars family.
Ian Harding and Lucy Hale at Pretty Little Liars season finale screening in New York City on March 18, 2014
Her PLL love interest Ian Harding, co-star Keegan Allen, as well as PLL creator Marlene King all wrote sweet, encouraging words to the actress.
Lucy Hale’s Pretty Little Liars family shows their support following Katy Keene cancellation
The 5’2″ star has also been enjoying outdoors and staying healthy during her downtime.
On Monday, the Wizards of Waverly Place star was seen looking fit as she stepped out for a hike in Los Angeles.
Lucy Hale wearing green Outdoor Voices Freeform hi-rise leggings goes hiking in Los Angeles on July 27, 2020
Highlighting her curves, Lucy wore a two-piece form-fitting athletic wear for her afternoon hike.
It included a pair of green Outdoor Voices Freeform hi-rise leggings and a cleavage-baring blush pink Beyond Yoga Spacedye slim racerback cropped tank top (available on Amazon).
Lucy Hale highlights her curves in Beyond Yoga tank top and Outdoor Voices leggings
Lucy Hale wears Ray-Ban sunnies with Masqd checkered face mask
Lucy Hale hikes in her favorite Nike Air Zoom Pegasus 36 shoes
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