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Lacey Chabert was 12 when she was cast as Claudia onParty of Five, the hit drama that starred Matthew Fox, Neve Campbell, Scott Wolf and Jennifer Love Hewitt.

Now she's 31 and showing how much she has grown up by stripping down forMaximmag's November issue.

She's also remembered for her role inMean Girlsand says people "still" quote the movie to her 10 years later.

On being a mean girl in real life: "No, I'm not a mean girl. Life is too short."

On not going off the deep end like someMean Girlsco-stars: "Look, life is tough, and growing up in this business is especially tough. So I really can't take any credit other than saying I grew up in a really protective family. Also, I want a long-lasting career, so you're not gonna find me doing anything scandalous any time soon."

On if she still has Claudia's violin fromParty of Five: "I do. It's really special to me, but it's too small, and I would have to get a full-size violin now if I wanted to actually play it."

On vices: "I'm a nice girl next door, but I love a good weekend in Vegas. Blackjack, roulette, four-card poker, slots ... all of it."

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