Pamela Anderson says memoir and documentary are ‘a family project’
Pamela Anderson has revealed that her recently released memoir and documentary is a “family project”, the making of which is “very therapeutic”.
The 55-year-old Canadian model and actress, who is best known as the star of the hit ’90s TV series Baywatch, released the Netflix documentary Pamela, A Love Story and her autobiography Love, Pamela in last week.
Speaking to The One Show via video link from Toronto, Anderson explained her sons’ involvement in her recent projects, saying: “Every day is a surprise, Brandon [Anderson’s son] just took on everything, like a family legacy project, and said ‘Mom, this is really important.
“’I think your story is inspirational, I think you pull it back and people will love it’.
“So it’s amazing to see how well they speak and how clearly they speak about everything they’ve been through. They also did not have an easy childhood, witnessing a divorce and different marriages.
“So to see them put the pieces together, too, was amazing for all of us. It’s a family project.”
Anderson has two sons, Brandon and Dylan, with ex-husband Tommy Lee, the drummer for Motley Crue.
She went on to tell presenters Alex Jones and Jermaine Jenas that the process was “very helpful” but revealed that she “didn’t want to know anything about the documentary” and instead, she He gave him full access to his archives and diaries and focused mainly on writing. her memoir.
When asked about how she felt being treated by interviewers and talk show hosts during the peak of her career, Anderson said, “At the time, I was just trying to get over it. through it.”
She continued: “I’m glad things have changed. I don’t complain. I don’t feel like a victim.
“I feel like I have had such great opportunities, I just need to be strong, be wise and keep myself safe.
“And that’s also what I encourage in my book, I just want people to know that you can get through all of this and paint a picture of your own life and happiness is a choice. select…
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“I just feel there is no reason to be bitter or sad because then the perpetrator and the people in your life will win.”
The One Show airs weekdays on BBC One at 7pm.
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