Pamela Anderson Italian postcard by Edibas s. Furthermore she is an international celebrity thanks to her rocky marriages, her animal rights activism and her changing bust sizes. As a child, Anderson suffered frequent sexual abuse, a fact she revealed publicly in She also revealed that her father, though "loving", had been an alcoholic. During high school, she played on the volleyball team.
She graduated in In , the years-old Anderson moved to Vancouver and worked as a fitness instructor. The fans cheered her and she was brought down to the football field. Because of her fame in Vancouver, she signed a commercial contract with The brewing company to be the Blue Zone girl. More advertising assignments followed. Anderson appeared as the cover girl on Playboy magazine's October issue.
She moved to Los Angeles to further pursue a modelling career. Playboy subsequently chose her as Playmate of the Month in their February issue, in which she appeared in the centrefold photo. Anderson then elected to have breast implant surgery, increasing her bust size to 34D. She famously increased her bust size again, to 34DD, several years later. Anderson has since appeared in Playboy several times in the s and the s. Anderson's Playboy career spans 22 years, and she has appeared on 14 Playboy covers, more than any other model.
She also became known as a lifelong animal rights and human advocate and is also an activist for environmental issues. In , she posed naked in the window of Stella McCartney's store in London to protest against the use of fur for making clothes. She left the show after two seasons and won the role of lifeguard C. This has been her best known role to date and she later reprised her role to return in a reunion movie, Baywatch: Hawaiian Wedding Douglas Schwartz, In , she was cast in her first starring film role, in the action thriller Raw Justice David A.
Prior, , co-starring with Stacy Keach. The thinly veiled futuristic remake of Casablanca was poorly received by critics, bombed at the box office and resulted for Anderson in a Golden Raspberry Award for her interpretation.
Blending action and humour in a fast-paced adventure series, with Anderson often poking fun at her tabloid image, the show explored the exciting and sometimes treacherous lives of the rich and famous. The series lasted through a successful four-year run. In , Anderson had her breast implants surgically removed. The breaking news seemed like the end of an era. They wed on a beach, with Anderson in a bikini. Anderson's mother did not know, and learned of the marriage from People magazine.
A sex tape of Anderson and Tommy Lee on their honeymoon was stolen from their home in and made a huge stir on the Internet. Anderson sued the video distribution company, Internet Entertainment Group. Ultimately, the Lees entered into a confidential settlement agreement with IEG. During this time, she was known professionally as Pamela Anderson Lee.
The couple divorced in In , Anderson became engaged to Swedish model Marcus Schenkenberg, but they broke up in In , Anderson became a naturalized citizen of the United States, while retaining her Canadian citizenship. She became engaged to the singer Kid Rock Robert J. Ritchie ; and they married in Seventeen days later, Anderson filed for divorce. The couple separated later that year and Anderson requested through the courts that the marriage be annulled, citing fraud.
In they remarried and also divorced again in Her film work in the new millennium consisted mainly of cameos in such comedies as Scooby-Doo Raja Gosnell, with Freddie Prinze Jr. In , she released the book Star, co-written by Eric Shaw Quinn, about a teenager trying to become famous. Her second book, the sequel Star Struck , is a thinly veiled look at her life with Tommy Lee and the trials of celebrity life. Anderson appeared in the mockumentary, Borat: She appears as herself at a book signing at the end of the film, confronted by Borat in a staged botched abduction.
The film opened at No. Don't worry, summer is coming. Recently, Pamela Anderson, now 49, appeared in the erotic magazine The Amorist in new pictures by photographer Rankin for a new ad campaign for an erotic lingerie brand.
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