Pamela Anderson Announces Netflix Documentary Film ‘Pam & Tommy’

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Pamela Anderson and Lily James.
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Her aspect of the story. As Hulu’s Pam & Tommy involves a conclusion, Pamela Anderson has introduced a brand new Netflix documentary about her life.

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

The Home Improvement alum, 54, teased the movie’s contents in a handwritten observe accompanying the Netflix announcement. “My life: A thousand imperfections, a million misperceptions,” she wrote. “Wicked, wild and lost. Nothing to live up to — I can only surprise you. Not a victim, but a survivor. And alive to tell the real story.”

The information comes one month after the premiere of Hulu’s restricted sequence about Anderson’s relationship with Tommy Lee, whom she married in 1995. The present additionally drew inspiration from a 2014 Rolling Stone article concerning the intercourse tape scandal that engulfed the previous couple within the Nineties.

The Baywatch alum didn’t publicly touch upon the present, however an insider advised Us Weekly that the mannequin was “just not interested” within the sequence. “She hasn’t seen the trailer,” the insider defined forward of the present’s February 2 premiere. “She doesn’t even like watching TV.”

Lily James, who performs Anderson within the sequence, stated that she tried to succeed in out to the Canada native earlier than filming, however she by no means bought a response. “I was really hopeful that she would be involved. I wish it had been different,” the Downton Abbey alum 32, advised Net-a-Porter’s Porter in January. “My sole intention was to take care of the story and to play Pamela authentically.”



Lily James and Sebastian Stan in ‘Pam & Tommy.’
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The supply famous that Anderson’s lack of involvement wasn’t due to a “personal vendetta” in opposition to the Cinderella actress — she merely didn’t need to revisit the interval depicted within the present.

“The whole sex tape fiasco was actually a very painful time for her, so in no way would she want to be reminded of that time in her life,” the insider advised Us. “She’s focused on other things that are more important to her now than being worried about her past life being brought to light again.”

Lee, 59, he and his then-wife recorded the tape whereas on trip and later saved it in a secure at their dwelling in Malibu, California. In late 1995, an electrician named Rand Gauthier broke into their home and stole the secure after getting fired from the couple’s dwelling renovation job earlier that year. When he found out what was on the tape, he cashed in with assist from grownup movie producer Milton “Uncle Miltie” Ingley.

The Mötley Crüe drummer and the Barb Wire actress took authorized motion to cease the video’s unfold, however bootleg copies, the web and Penthouse working a ramification with screenshots from the tape made it not possible to comprise.

In 2015, Anderson advised Andy Cohen that she had “never seen” the tape. (Lee beforehand claimed that the couple watched it collectively as soon as earlier than placing it within the secure.)

“I made not one dollar,” the previous Playboy mannequin stated throughout an look on Watch What Happens Live With Andy Cohen. “It was stolen property. We made a deal to stop all the shenanigans.”

Pam & Tommy is now obtainable to stream on Hulu. The sequence finale will debut on Wednesday, March 9.

With reporting by Diana Cooper