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SINCE YOU ASKED [Pittsburgh Tribune-Review (PA)]

October 18, 2013


"I grew up playing softball ... The first day of shooting, I was like, 'Oh, wow. I'm in the dirt with a bunch of kids.' It was a really good feeling."

MAGGIE LAWSON , speaking to about her starring role as a mom and Little League coach in ABC's Wednesday sitcom, "Back in the Game",Whatever happened to Alicia Silverstone? I thought she was cute. -- G.S.

The actress, most famous for "Clueless" nearly 20 years ago, has continued to work. She co-stars in a comedy titled "Ass Backwards," due out in November, stars in the upcoming comedy-drama "Angels in Stardust" and co-stars in another, "Gods Behaving Badly," opposite Sharon Stone and Christopher Walken. She also is set to star in a drama pilot for the Lifetime cable network, "HR," playing a corporate head of human resources.

Is actress Blake Lively doing anything besides going to fashion shows? -- S.F.

Blake took a year off from acting but did involve herself in other interests, including putting together a company to launch a lifestyle brand, which will become public in a few months.

-- Robin Adams Sloan, King Features Syndicate

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