The summer of 2015 unleashed the long-awaited sequel to the 2012 comedy-drama Magic Mike. Released on July 1, 2015, Magic Mike XXL reintroduces Mike (Channing Tatum), a former male stripper who now runs his own furniture business, three years after abandoning his former lifestyle. Mike and his dancing buddies end up taking a road trip to a stripper convention in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina. Along the way, they run into a number of newcomers into the Magic Mike universe, including Jada Pinkett-Smith as a strip club owner and former NFL star Michael Strahan as one of her dancing employees. Star Channing Tatum teased that the sequel boasted less plot but plenty of spectacle.

Also featured in the film according to Facebook is Emmy-nominated actress Crystal Hunt, best known for her role as troubled teenager Lizzie Spaulding in the iconic daytime series Guiding Light. Participating in pageants and commercials since she was a young child, Hunt’s acting career took off after she was spotted by an agent at the Actors Workshop in New York and quickly offered a role on Guiding Light that would earn the young actress an Emmy nomination. Hunt got her break into motion pictures starring opposite Zac Efron in the family movie The Derby Stallion. In 2009 she would return to her television roots, being cast as devious stripper Stacy Morasco in the daytime series One Life To Live. Hunt has kept a rigorous schedule while being involved in multiple projects, including 2015’s Magic Mike XXL, in which she played Lauren.

With a name that sounds like an expedition looking for gemstones, Crystal Hunt is an American screen actress and producer. She is best known for roles in the soap operas Guiding Light and One Life to Live, and has also appeared in a number of movies. She has received a daytime Emmy nomination and Soap Opera Digest Award for her role in Guiding Light (2005 ). Her big screen roles include parts in The Derby Stallion, Sydney White, NYC Underground, 23 Blast, and Magic Mike XXL. She is the executive producer of a new movie, Talbot County, which is movie based on the legend about Emily Burt, a resident of Talbot County, Ga. in the late 19th century who was thought to have suffered from lycanthropy.

Crystal began her career at the age of 2 by appearing in pageants where her “talent” was in acting. Apparently this was a genuine talent. She was 17 when she was cast as Lizzie Spaulding on Guiding Light. Her role on One Life to Live was as stripper Stacy Morasco.

Crystal is also active in her church in hometown Clearwater, Florida. Her website even carried an invitation to Easter services. The lovely smile seen on her face in so many pictures of her looks like a smile so often seen in church.

Crystal also expresses a fondness for Indy car races and the type of “Jacked Up” pickup trucks seen so frequently in her home state of Florida. She also has an interest in animals, including owning a high end pet boutique.