10/14/2011 10:26 am ET | Updated Dec 14, 2011

'The Secret Circle' Shocker: Louis Hunter On Nick's Early Demise

The secret is out, and the circle is broken. On last night's (Oct. 13) shocking episode of "The Secret Circle," we said goodbye to Nick Armstrong, the oft-shirtless ne'er-do-well boy next door.

The twist was particularly startling given the fact that Nick is a fan favorite character from the L.J. Smith novels from which the series is adapted... not to mention the fact that actor Louis Hunter has appeared in all of the show's promotional materials up to this point.

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