That was a decade ago. It felt like a great way for me to marry where I was coming from with where I wanted to go. Monami is now poised for expansion on a number of fronts.
Monami is also shepherding a biopic about Aaron Hernandez, the football player convicted of murder who killed himself in prison, with his former fiance Shayanna Jenkins.
How dare I not succeed? How dare I not maximize my gifts? In Season 5 , Mona's style grew increasingly relaxed as the season progressed. She wore strictly dark-colored tops such as black, greys, and deep blues paired with light-colored jeans or black pants. She wore less makeup and straightened her hair. As an adult, Mona's style was still very similar to that of her teenage self, but much classier and refined. She wore nude tones such as brown, beige, and blacks.
She would occasionally wear a brightly colored jacket or top to brighten an otherwise dark outfit. Mona also wore fewer extravagant accessories and instead, opted for a simplistic yet eye-catching necklace or long earrings - but never at the same time as she did as a teenager. Mona also cut her hair to a long bob and went between curly, straightened, and pinned-up styles.
She swapped out her bright red or pink gloss for nude shades, with the occasional pink lip or peachy-lip. While gallivanting as A , Mona donned a black hoodie, black sweats, and black gloves. During her time in Radley, Mona wore a white patient gown and minimal makeup. She also wore dark grey shirts and had a vacant look in her eye.
In one of Aria Montgomery 's flashbacks, Mona is shown with glasses and 2 pigtails, trying to hang out with Alison and Aria. Mona is crushed and wraps her arms around herself. After Alison's death, Mona is first seen with Hanna Marin shopping in the mall. They comment on each other's accessories that they stole before Hanna goes to talk to Spencer Hastings.
Hanna and Mona hang out near their lockers after Aria came out of Ezra classroom until Mona catches sight of Sean Ackard , and Hanna tells her friend that she will see her later. In English class, Mona saunters in, asking whether she's late, cluelessly calling Mr.
Fitz, "Mr. Fritz" to everybody's amusement. Fitz tells her to just take her seat. When she takes her seat, Hanna points out her mistake. But Mona said she did it on preps. Later, Mona and Hanna are walking out of the mall , flanked with plenty of shopping bags. The two girls are happily chatting about the day's finds when suddenly they catch sight of Darren Wilden , standing in the parking lot. Mona reassures her that he has nothing on her, as she purchased everything legally.
To Kill a Mocking Girl. They announce Noel's blowout cabin party planned for the next night. After they leave, Mona questions Hanna about when she is going to have sex with Sean, and Hanna reacts frustrated. Mona states that she isn't pushing for Hanna to do it, but wonders if the relationship is real if they haven't done it. Later, at the party, she see's Hanna marching angrily across the lawn to get to Sean's car. Mona tries asking Hanna what is wrong and why she is taking Sean's car, but Hanna never even responds, instead of driving off with the car.
There's No Place Like Homecoming. Mona sits down to talk with the four girls while insulting Spencer's date, which is the opposite of what Spencer wants people to think of Alex Santiago. At Homecoming, Mona and Hanna talk as they insult what other girls look like.
Mona and Hanna get into a heated argument when Mona makes nasty comments to Lucas Gottesman , who has come to photograph the dance for the yearbook.
Hanna greets him warmly, but Mona shoos him away. After he leaves, the two argue over whether popularity is more important than being friendly to nerds, in which Mona warns Hanna that she will not go back to being a loser and will lose her friendship with Hanna if it comes to it. The Perfect Storm. Mona sees Lucas and Hanna talking together. Mona is not enthusiastic about this new relationship development and mercilessly taunts Lucas, calling him "hermie" and "shim," names that Alison had made up.
Mona continues to make fun of Lucas until Hanna tells her she knows Mona's new handbag was purchased on eBay. Mona pretends she bought it as "a goof. Keep Your Friends Close. Mona is throwing a birthday party for herself, which she calls "Camp Mona" and gives select invites to her friends, including Hanna and the rest of the Liars, as they are her BFF's friends. Then, Mona hears a rumor after A sends her a text that Hanna lost weight thanks to a liposuction.
Mona breaks off their friendship due to anger, going as far as to dis-invite Hanna from her birthday party. She also dis-invites her because Hanna refused to ditch school with Mona, despite Hanna's mother giving Hanna plenty of cash to spend on Mona. Camp Mona turns out to be an over-the-top bash, complete with massage deck, food tents, makeshift hair parlor, and matching T-shirts for all attendees.
Her gift table is piled high with presents. When Hanna is hospitalized due to her run-in with "A" at the end of the party, Mona visits her in the hospital and apologized, realizing that she was mad at Hanna for a stupid reason. Hanna gladly accepts her apology and they become BFFs once again. While visiting Hanna, Mona told Hanna the reason she chose her to be her best friend.
At a party, chubby Hanna vomited while on the trampoline. When she realized everyone was laughing at her she bowed, no longer affected by peoples remarks. Mona found that to be a life lesson. Mona believed that if Hanna could get over people teasing and ignore it, so could she. Mona throws a surprise "Welcome Back! Mona and Hanna are still BFFs but not like before. Their friendship isn't as strong, due to the fact that Hanna's relationships with her former BFFs are growing once again.
Mona is going for a part in the play Ezra is directing. Later, she is seen gossiping with Hanna about her morning shower with Caleb. At the school play with the rest of the Liars, she witnesses Aria slip up and refer to Mr.
Fitz as 'Ezra' and raises an eyebrow. She wonders about who is evil or naughty in the play and wonders how she is going to play a selfish character. Monsters in the End. Mona is worried about Hanna's breakup with Caleb and states she takes the blame, knowing she should have stopped him from getting to close to her friend. At the Festival she is helping Hanna with a booth and Caleb suddenly shows up.
Hanna hides and Mona talks to him while taking a letter from him to give to Hanna, which expresses his love for her. She reads and promptly destroys the letter, due to feeling the need to protect Hanna from being hurt again. Hanna does not find about this until later and thinks even more badly of Caleb as a result. For Whom the Bell Tolls. Mona totally lies, seemingly trying to protect Hanna's well-being. Lucas overhears their conversation, and afterward, makes a face at Hanna.
Later, Mona looks up to see Lucas standing over her. He is immediately suspicious of Mona and what she had to do with Caleb leaving town. In response, Mona apologizes for always teasing Lucas, claiming that it was just a joke.
She also offers him a makeover, tempting him with the prospect of obtaining Hanna, but Lucas clearly doesn't take the bait. When Hanna finds out from Caleb that Mona never forwarded Caleb's goodbye letter to her, but instead lied. She is distressed and angry with Mona and Caleb. Noel Kahn returns to school, and Mona begins dating him, to Hanna's surprise.
Hanna is angry with her friend for lying to her but agrees not to judge her for dating Noel. Eventually, Hanna confronts Mona later, just before her date with Noel.
When Hanna leaves, Noel detects something wrong, and Mona just sulks. Mona tries to invite Hanna to sit with her, but Hanna is still too sore at her to be her friend again, so all five girls sit at separate lunch tables, eating alone. Hanna and Mona eventually rekindle their friendship; Mona calls it spiritual. They agree to keep their romantic lives out of the discussion for the time being, while their friendship repairs, in order to avoid more arguments.
However, Hanna does find out why Mona is dating Noel: "He has bad-boy cred now too. Mona takes over as the boss of the fashion show. Spencer expresses an intense dislike for Mona's attitude. Despite her bossiness and aggression, she is able to have the show run smoothly until "A" sabotages the CD. In an open display of favoritism, Mona appoints Noel as fashion show DJ.
Touched by an 'A'-ngel. Mona accompanies Hanna in blowing off school to try on her bridesmaid dress for Isabel Randall 's wedding. Before meeting her, Mona had formed a negative opinion of Kate, however, when she meets Kate Randall , she immediately takes a liking to her style and accepts her an invitation to lunch and later a horse farm. The girls had managed to lose Kate's horses. Hanna snaps at Mona, accusing her of befriending Kate for selfish reasons, and Mona counters that Hanna has been bad-tempered ever since Caleb left.
She listens to Hanna when she expresses her negative feelings towards her step-family. Mona does seem sincerely apologetic about her mistake and the fallout Hanna has with Kate and her friends. The girls tell Dr. Sullivan about A.
That day, Dr. Sullivan attends the school in an assembly to talk about bullying, and about people threatening you. Mona is seen during Dr. Sullivan's assembly on cyber-bullying and rolls her eyes at Hanna, mouthing the word "boring. Sullivan was saying. In October of , Mona is insulted by Alison after trying unsuccessfully to sit with her and the other girls in the school cafeteria. Rebuffed, Mona goes next to Lucas' table.
Later on, in the school hallways, she witnesses Alison bullying Lucas. When Alison walks away, Lucas growls that she will get what's coming to her, and Mona nods uncomfortably in silent agreement.
At Noel's Halloween bash, Mona is dressed as Catwoman. Alison doesn't seem to recognize her when Mona approaches Alison and with a warm hello. When Alison asks if she knows her, Mona mysteriously responds no, but Alison will.
When Jenna saunters away from her own exchange with Alison, Mona declares Jenna the best Gaga, and the two introduce themselves, seeming to start a friendship. When Hanna plans a surprise birthday party for Caleb she does not invite Mona, thinking her still against Caleb.
However, she invites herself and Noel, claiming they're friends now. Hanna agrees, and the couple saunters away together in the Rosewood High hallways. At the party, Mona and Noel question Hanna's decision to order 12 pizzas with green peppers as Noel is allergic. After the boat fiasco, Mona is seen with Noel outside, dripping wet, after they "took a dip" in the lake. Let the Water Hold Me Down. The next day in school, Mona expresses her worry to Hanna that she is losing Noel.
Apparently, he spent most of the previous night on the phone, and she had to convince him to go skinny dipping just to get his attention. As Mona walks with Hanna in the school hallways, they see a student taking down Hanna's homecoming picture; Mona barks at him in her friend's defense. When she continues speaking, Hanna is completely inattentive. Mona is hurt by her friend's insensitivity, and Hanna rushes to a bathroom stall, leaving her pal behind. Later, Spencer sees Mona getting off the train in Rosewood.
Mona tells Spencer that Noel broke up with her, looking heart-broken. She offers Spencer some of the cashmere sweaters she had bought. Spencer declines and comforts Mona with empowering words, telling her she's better than Noel. Mona thanks her and gives Spencer a rare compliment. The Blond Leading the Blind. Hanna tries to console Mona over her break-up with Noel, but Mona is still upset with Hanna. Mona grabs a necklace out of her locker and tries to return it to Noel, who is standing nearby.
He promptly dumps it in the trash and laughs when Mona begins to cry. Hanna follows a tearful Mona into the bathroom and tries to comfort her, though she can't seem to find the right words.
They agree to use their fake IDs at Rive Gauche later that night. Mona is her usual impertinent self during the school "Truth-Up Day" Program. Ashley runs Mona's and Emily's focus group, and Mona mocks and gives attitude, even to her best friend's mom.
She decides to approach Mona about it. She apologizes to Mona for letting Alison torture her all those years. Even though Mona puts on her nonchalant exterior, she seems genuinely affected by the apology. She sides with Emily and lets her know Tamborelli isn't so lily-white himself.
She hacks a computer and confronts Tamborelli with his own shady dealings, securing Emily's place back on the team. Mona shows a more friendly side to the girls. Breaking the Code. When Mona begins to receive texts from " A ," Hanna confesses that "A" is someone who is tormenting her and her friends. Mona replies that if she can live through Alison, she can survive this anonymous texting.
Later, Mona shows Hanna an incident report from when Hanna shoplifted the sunglasses. The report was put into Mona's mailbox by "A.
The next day, Mona reveals that she went to the jewelry store and returned the necklace she stole. The store owners called the police and her mom is working out a deal. Hanna thanks her and Mona replies that she wouldn't do anything to hurt her best friend and her mom. Mona was reluctant first but eventually agrees to sit with them. Father Knows Best. Then she asks if Mona has gotten any new texts from "A. Aria, Mona, Spencer, and Emily all converge on Hanna, who informs them her mom is "hot on the A trail.
Mona has an idea. It requires a big lie and apparently she is terrible at that. She asks which one of them is the best liar and they all point to Aria. Slightly affronted, she asks Mona what lies she has to tell. Eye of the Beholder. In the hall at school, Mona hands Hanna an old cell phone which will bill to her account and stay off her mom's radar. When she leaves, Spencer makes a joke about Mona's sense of entitlement. Mona makes some jokes and threats about Jenna to Hanna, unhappy about how she poached Noel Kahn right out from under her.
She expresses that Spencer should be grateful she's not with Toby anymore, but Hanna knows how much Spencer has been hurting, she isn't so sure.
Mona tells Hanna that Spencer is really smart and helped her through a tough breakup. Hanna wishes she could get Toby away from Jenna for 5 minutes to talk some sense into him. Mona immediately formulates a plan to remind Toby of who Jenna is. If These Dolls Could Talk.
At Hanna's request, Mona and Caleb watch Melissa while in a car. They make awkward small talk until Mona explains that though neither of them wants to be there, they are doing it for Hanna. She describes how her close friendship with Hanna changed once Caleb entered the picture and admits that she had been jealous of their relationship. Emily texts Mona "Showtime," and they proceed to make out as Melissa walks out of a building. Caleb pulls away, but Mona assures him they are doing it "for Hanna" and kisses him again and Melissa takes notice.
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