LC: I have to betotally honest — after you play a character for so long, a lot of me has goneinto her, and a lot of her has gone into me. I think I was hanging out withsome of the writers and they sort it let it slip, and I wasn’t supposed to knowyet. ” And it was kind of a shamethat scene had to go, because I think for her that about summed it up.
I like to think I assert myself alittle more now that I’ve played Paige for so long. At first I struggled with the idea of it for a while, justbecause Paige was such a boy-crazy character. Honestly, once I read the script for “The Lexicon of Love,”which was the first episode that dealt with it, and once I really looked at therelationship between Paige and Alex, they just did such a fantastic job, itmade so much sense to me. I know people who just love it, and I still haven’t watched it. I don’tthink for her it was about being a lesbian, about being bisexual or beingstraight, it was about the love that she had for this person and what therelationship was.
Then again, she does get some of the funniest lines! Boys: Hawaii" on The N, which will also be airing Season 4 episodes of "Degrassi: The Next Generation" this fall alongside "Degrassi Unscripted," a show that profiles the real lives of various "Degrassi" cast members (inc.
Sometimes I feel so bad about the things I have to say to the other actors.Degrassi AE: Didyou do any sort of research before you played someone who was queer? AE: Thatwas what was interesting because she bounced right back — she dated Jesse rightafter she broke up with Alex.