Later, Paige picks up Emily’s bra, makes a comment about testing Emily for steroids and mocks Em’s sexuality. Then she tries to drown Emily in the practice pool! After Emily struggles free, Paige screams at Emily for trying to take her place as the best swimmer.
Season 1, Episode 16: “Je Suis Un Ami” Paige and Emily are up against each other for the top position on the team again, but this time, Paige gets into a mysterious bike accident, so she can’t swim. She shows up at Emily’s house in the middle of the night, soaking wet, and seems to apologize for her erratic behavior. Since Emily is so trusting, she shows compassion. Did the accident ever really happen?
Season 1, Episode 17: “The New Normal” Paige’s dad outs Emily to the entire school by screaming in the middle of the high school cafeteria that Emily gets special treatment on the swim team because she’s gay. Paige winds up kissing Emily, and then avoids her, making up excuses and lies that have something to do with her grandmother.
Season 2, Episode 25: “UnmAsked” Paige shows up to the masquerade ball with a mask on, and tells Emily out of nowhere that they can officially be friends now. Could this have been an early sign that Paige killed Maya (Bianca Lawson)? After all, she could have been pretending that she was okay with just being friends with Emily, secretly knowing that with Maya out of the picture.