She is played by Becki Newton. She is the beautiful but vain receptionist at Mode, she is also the first person whom Betty meets on her first day at the magazine. She and Betty have an extremely quarrelsome relationship, owing to the fact that Amanda has attemped to sabotage any good things that happen to Betty. However, as the series progresses, she becomes better friends with Betty, even moving in with her at one point in the series. In Season 1, we discover that Amanda's real mother is the now deceased Fey Sommers and an unknown man according to Wilhelmina. Her father would be later revealed to be Soap Opera star Spencer Cannon , whom she invited to Hilda's wedding.
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She is played by Becki Newton. James when it comes to taking down the two major thorns in Wilhelmina's side; Betty Suarez and Betty's boss Daniel Meade to whom Amanda is attracted. Amanda was raised in the Hamptons on Long Island , although her parents now live in Scarsdale. Believed to be the daughter of an investment banker who, as she hinted in an earlier episode, is an embezzler, she learned in the season one finale that she is actually the daughter of the late Fey Sommers. Her uncle is the " thin one " out of the Three Tenors.