February 2010: Lights up the pages of Maxim with lingerie spread.Amanda started shedding her kid-friendly image around this time by stripping down for the men’s mag. At the age of 23. “I think every shot… was sexy,” she said, adding that the new look is “who she is.”
2007: Takes on racism with Hairspray.Bynes plays the prim Penny Pringleton, who busts out from her bigoted mother’s influence to feel the beat of rock ‘n’ roll. Also this year, Amanda inked a 5-year deal with Steve & Barry to design a fashion line, “Dear.” However, S&B filed for bankruptcy soon after and went out of business for good in January 2009. Around the same time, plans for a Hairspray 2 were aborted.