Melissa did a "DTA" with fellow actress, Miriam McDonald for the Degrassi: The Next Generation episode "Message In A Bottle".
Melissa cut her hair very short for the sake of the changes her character, Ashley Kerwin, was going through on the show Degrassi: The Next Generation.
On Degrassi: Unscripted, we were introduced to her boyfriend and puppy.
On the show Degrassi: The Next Generation Melissa's character, Ashley, reunited with her first love, Jimmy, played by actor Aubrey Graham on the episode 'High Fidelity.'
Melissa is currently living on her own in an apartment.
Melissa loves to go shopping and the movies.
Melissa's favorite ice cream flavor is strawberry.
Melissa's shoe size is 7.5.
Melissa loves Christina Aguilera's voice.
If Melissa wasn't an actress, she would be a singer.
If Melissa could play a character from a movie, it would be Velma Kelley from Chicago.
Melissa's favorite subjects in school are History, Law and English.
Melissa likes to wear waterproof mascara and leather boots.
Melissa loves to drink milk.
Melissa's character's departure on the show was that Ashley left for London and found a guy, therefore, she is staying there.
When Melissa was on Degrassi: The Next Generation her character Ashley dated Jimmy played by Aubrey Graham and Craig played by Jake Epstein.
Melissa plays Ashley as a regular cast member in seasons 1-4 and 6 of Degrassi: The Next Generation. She is also in the finale of season 5.
Melissa's nickname is Mel.
Melissa's dream vacation is going back to Italy.
Melissa's dream car is a Cadillac Escalade. She loves SUVs.
Melissa's perfect first date is just hanging out, being very relaxed.
Melissa loves fruits.
Melissa's hobbies are singing and any form of art.
Melissa's type of guy is hot, but not pretty, good sense of humor, smart and easy-going.
Melissa's favorite actress is Nicole Kidman.
Melissa's favorite actors are Daniel Day Lewis, Johnny Depp and Ed Norton. Ed is also her celebrity crush.
Melissa's favorite TV show is Will & Grace.
Melissa's favorite movie is Confessions of a Dangerous Mind.
Melissa's worst habit is impulsive.
Melissa's best quality is spontaneous.
The cd that is in Melissa's player is either Jazz or maybe India Arie or System of a Down.
Melissa likes all types of music.
Melissa's signature scent changes daily, but she loves Chance by Chanel, Capteur de Rêves by Lise Watier and Beautiful by Estée Lauder.
Melissa's personal style changes everyday.
Melissa currently has a boyfriend.
Melissa's first acting job was at a community musical theatre.
Melissa's hair is brownish red.
Melissa is 5' 8.
Melissa is in her second year of college.
Melissa's astrological sign is a Gemini.
Melissa's eyes are blue/green/gray. They change a lot.
Melissa has appeared in many community theatre productions, including The Secret Garden(which was her favorite playing the role of Mary Lennox), The Children's Hour, and The Wizard of Oz. She also played the lead in the radio drama Disco Does not Suck.
Melissa: I don't think I'd ever do a nude scene, which I'm sure my dad is happy about.
Melissa: My mom has been great, driving me in and out of town. She's been there every step of the way. And my dad kept things going back at home and my brothers dealt with the fact that they didn't have a mom around as much. They've all been really great.
Melissa: Singing has always been a passion. I get such a release from it. It's such a passion, I love it!
Melissa: (about her heroes and inspirations) I haven't come across anyone worthy of that title yet, except maybe my best friend. She's always there when I need her.