Ashley Benson goes for a workout and buys the cake !
- Reported, February 02, 2013
Ashley Victoria Benson is an American actress and model best known as Hanna
Marin on Pretty Little Liars. In December 2009, Benson was cast as Hanna Marin
in the ABC Family Teen Drama television series Pretty Little Liars based on the
book series by Sara Shepard. The series premiered to a successful 2.47 million
viewers with Benson's performance being praised by critics. The series third
season premiered on June 5, 2012. The role is considered Ashley's breakout role.
In 2010 Benson starred in the Made-for-Television film Christmas Cupid with
Christina Milian and Chad Michael Murray which also aired on ABC Family.
In January 2012, Benson replaced actress Emma Roberts in the drama-comedy film
Spring Breakers after Roberts dropped out due to creative reasons. The film
centers on four college students who are arrested and bailed out by a drug and
arms dealer who sends them out to do some dirty work on Spring Break. The film
stars Selena Gomez, Vanessa Hudgens and James Franco. Filming took place in
March and April 2012.
In May 2012, she was seen in an episode of Punk'd alongside Joe Jonas, who was
supposed to get punked but he saw one of the cameras and figured it out.
Benson became the face of evening-wear designer Faviana in January 2013.
The personal description on her Twitter page reads: 'Don't be like the rest of
them, darling x'.
And proving she really is one of a kind, Ashley Benson did things according to
her books when she enjoyed a cake making class shortly after completing a
workout session on Thursday.
Joined by her best friend, filmmaker Izak Rappaport, the 23-year-old stopped by
Duff's Cakemix in West Hollywood to master the art of baking.
Dressed in her gym clothes, Ashley wore a large hooded jumper with an orange
crop top, black leggings and running trainers.
Sitting down for the fun experience, Benson seemed focused as she iced and
decorated her circular cake.
On exiting the store, the Pretty Little Liars star laughed as she held her boxed
up treat in her hand with Izak by her side.
Attempting to go incognito, she shielded her eyes behind a pair of black rimmed
sunglasses as she headed to her vehicle.
In a recent interview with Just Jared, Ashley offered some insights into her
Stating that she's a fan of vintage items, she said: 'I wear a lot of boots and
leather jackets. Iíve also been getting into these vintage dresses that are
And on the subject of wearing a bathing suit for her part in the film Spring
Breakers, she told the website: 'I was super nervous before I got the movie and
I was worried about it.
'I talked to [director] Harmony about it and he was like, "Thereís no need to
stress out," she really wanted us to look like we drank all the time and we
partied, cuz thatís what they did, and he didnít want us to have perfect
Finally getting comfortable, she added: 'So when I got to set I was a lot more
'I mean any time youíre in a bathing suit youíre always self-conscious, because
people comment and you know, but Harmony made us all feel really comfortable.