Pamela Anderson Announces Netflix Documentary ‘Pam & Tommy’

Pamela Anderson and Lily James.

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His version of the story. Like Hulu Pam and Tommy come to a conclusion, Pamela Anderson announced a new Netflix documentary about his life.

“The film, which has been in the works for several years, will feature the pop culture icon setting the record straight as she reflects on her professional and personal journey,” the service confirmed. streaming in a tweet on Wednesday, March 2. .

the Home improvement alum, 54, teased the film’s content in a handwritten note accompanying Netflix’s announcement. “My life: a thousand imperfections, a million misconceptions,” she writes. “Wicked, wild and lost. Nothing up to par – I can only surprise you. Not a victim, but a survivor. And alive to tell the real story.

The news comes a month after the premiere of Hulu’s limited series about Anderson’s relationship with Tom Leewhom she married in 1995. The show also drew inspiration from a 2014 rolling stone article on the sextape scandal that engulfed the former couple in the 1990s.

the Baywatch alum has not publicly commented on the show, but an insider said We Weekly that the model was “just not interested” in the series. “She hasn’t seen the trailer,” the insider shared ahead of the show’s Feb. 2 premiere. “She doesn’t even like watching TV.”

Lily James, who plays Anderson on the show, said she tried to contact the Canada native before filming but never received a response. “I was really hoping she would be involved. I wish it was different,” Downton Abbey alum 32, told Net-a-Porter Carry in January. “My only intention was to do the story and play Pamela authentically.”

Pamela Anderson reacts to the series

Lily James and Sebastian Stan in “Pam & Tommy”.

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The source noted that Anderson’s lack of involvement was not due to a “personal vendetta” against the Cinderella actress – she just did not want to see the period depicted in the series again.

“The whole sex tape fiasco was actually a very painful time for her, so she wouldn’t want to be reminded of that time in her life in any way,” the insider said. We. “She’s focused on other things that are more important to her now than being worried about her past life coming to light again.”

Lee, 59, he and his then-wife recorded the tape while on vacation and then stored it in a safe at their home in Malibu, California. At the end of 1995, an electrician named Rand Gauthier broke into their home and stole the safe after being fired from the couple’s home renovation job earlier that year. When he figured out what was on the tape, he cashed in with the help of adult film producer Milton “Uncle Miltie” Ingley.

Mötley Crüe drummer and Barbed wire the actress filed a lawsuit to stop the broadcast of the video, but illegal copies, the Internet and Penthouse running a broadcast with screenshots from the tape made it impossible to contain.

In 2015, Anderson said Andy Cohen that she had “never seen” the tape. (Lee previously claimed the pair watched it together once before putting it in the safe.)

“I didn’t earn a dollar”, the former Playboy model said during an appearance on Watch What Happens Live with Andy Cohen. “It was stolen property. We made a deal to stop all shenanigans.

Pam and Tommy is now available to stream on Hulu. The series finale will kick off on Wednesday, March 9.

With reporting by Diana Cooper