Everybody loves Paige
Maxim|January - February 2021
Hard work is paying offbig time for actress and influencer Paige Hurd
By Jordan Riefe

Like most former child stars, it took Paige Hurd years of kicking around Hollywood, playing bit roles in unknown TV shows and movies before finally getting her big break. It was on the Chris Rock sitcom, Everybody Hates Chris, where she played Tasha Clarkson, the girl next door— y’know, the love interest. By then she was all of 13 years old.

“I always laugh and joke and say I had a Hannah Montana lifestyle,” Hurd tells us from her home in Santa Clarita, offering tips on staying normal when you’re a child actor in Hollywood. “I was working, yes, I was around all that fun cool stuff. But at the same time I was in public school with regular kids who aren’t doing that, and they’re mean and they’re bullying you. So, that gave me balance in my life.” Just look at Hurd now, 28, curvaceous, audacious and just a touch salacious. With 900,000 Instagram followers and counting.

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