the miniseries Pam & Tommywhich opens today in Latin America through the platform Star Plusbring back one of the most intense and media relations from the 1990s: Pamela Anderson and Tommy Leewho went ahead of kim kardashian to be involved in the dissemination of a controversial sex video.
How did they meet? The actress who played C. J. Parker in the series Baywatch (1989-2001) and drummer for Motley Crue they first met in 1994 during a New Year’s party.
Lee, then 32, had been married twice before: first to model Elaine Starchuck (from whom he separated a week later) and then with the actress Heather Locklear (with whom he lasted seven years). At the time of meeting Pamela, he was engaged to the model bobbie jean brown.
During that party, intoxicated by the champagne, Tommy held Pam’s face and licked the side “from the chin to the temple”, as revealed years later by a friend, the artist Guerin Swing.
Obsessed with Pamela, but can’t get a date with her, decided to fly to see her in a photo session in Cancun, Mexico, in February 1995. There he proposed to her and Pamela accepted. They were married a few days later, on February 19 of that year. he dressed shorts and she, a white bikini for the ceremony.
“Tommy and I started out having a very intense, fun and crazy relationship because we were two children. We were madly in love. It wasn’t like drugs or alcohol or anything like that. We were both really passionate about life”, Anderson said in December 2021 for Interview Magazine.
By the end of the year, Anderson was pregnant with her first child and details of the private sex tape would soon emerge filmed during the couple’s honeymoon.
“We had taken a five-day trip to a houseboat on Lake Mead for a vacation.Lee said in an interview for rolling stone. “As usual, I brought my video camera. We weren’t trying to make a porn movie., just to document our vacation. We saw it once when we got back home, then we put it in our safe.” According to the couple, the video was stolen by a disgruntled bricklayer at their Malibu home..
Before divorcing in 1998, the couple welcomed their children Brandon and Dylan. The drama surrounding their video put their relationship to the test. “Not being able to do anything… about [la cinta] It added a lot of frustration and stress to our relationship.”Lee said in 2014. “It was just consuming us.”
The final trigger was charges of violence against Tommy Lee, after an altercation with his then wife.
In 2008Pamela and her children decided to move in with Tommybut attempt at coexistence was brief and ended in 2010.