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Amy Paffrath, Amazon’s Mayday: 5 Fast Facts You Need to Know

Actress and model Amy Paffrath has been revealed as the woman behind the Amazon Kindle Fire HDX feature known as Mayday, according to Business Insider. Here are five fast facts you need to know.


1. What Is Mayday?

Mayday is a built-in customer service feature for Amazon’s tablets. Its purpose is to provide consumers with a direct link to customer service reps so troubleshooting can be performed quickly and efficiently. Paffrath gained some attention when she appeared in the first commercial for the device, which aired October 14.


2. Paffrath Has a Diverse Resume

It’s unknown how she became the face of Amazon’s brand new feature, but Paffrath has an eclectic resume. During her career, she has hosted a few aftershows for MTV along with E!. However, you might recognize her from another role.


3. She Was the Mean Girl in Paramore’s Misery Business Music Video

Browsing through her resume, most will see that she played a large role in Paramore’s very popular Misery Business music video. Paffrath is the demanding mean girl who wreaks havoc across her high school.

4. Amy Is Married to Drew Seely

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Amy and her husband Drew Seely at Smashbox Studios. (Getty)

Amy’s significant other is Drew Seeley, a Canadian actor who has starred in movies like High School Musical and Pitch Perfect. Seeley has built up a considerable resume working for the small screen as well. He has appeared on popular TV shows like One Tree Hill and Dawson’s Creek. The couple tied the knot in August.


5. Amy Will Stay as Mayday

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Amy Paffrath at the 1st annual Data Awards. (Getty)

Amy’s reveal probably won’t change Amazon’s decision to leave her as the walking, talking brand for its line of tablets. Arguably the biggest reveal this month was Susan Bennett as the voice of Siri. Expect Amy to appear in more commercials since the tablets are doing so well.

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