She and Ethan later part ways and she gets back in Naomi's good books.
In the season finale after prom, Annie is framed when Naomi's sister Jen ends up in bed with Liam.
Sachs explained that Jessica Stroup "came in dressed for the part, artsy and quirky, and she had her hair up and she had a bandana.
She nailed it." The producers were fans of Tristan Wilds for his acting on The Wire, and hoped to hire him as Dixon from the start of casting.
In the morning Annie is seen driving with the now half empty bottle of vodka.
The series introduces Annie Wilson (Shenae Grimes) and her adopted brother Dixon (Tristan Wilds), who move from Kansas to Beverly Hills with their father Harry (Rob Estes) and mother Debbie (Lori Loughlin).
She and Ethan had dated after he broke up with Naomi, but concealed it so that Naomi would not find out until they were ready to tell her.
She does, however, find out when she sees their intimacy in an empty classroom.
In the second season, Annie breaks away from the group and becomes somewhat of a loner due to the secret she is hiding and the resentment Naomi has for her.
At the beginning of Season 2, they are all at a beach party when she meets up with Mark, a senior. Annie is not aware, however, that he had taken a naked photo of her topless.