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Vancouver Island’s Pamela Anderson shares her life story in a new Netflix documentary


Known from her days on TV series Baywatch, Pamela Anderson is sharing her life story in a new Netflix documentary.

This week, Pamela, a love story arrives on Netflix presented as a love letter to herself.

The vision behind the documentary allows fans the chance to finally learn more about her, from her early living in Ladysmith, to her meteoric rise to fame as an adult film star.

According to Netflix, the upcoming film is “an intimate and humanizing portrait of one of the world’s most famous blonde bombshells” and “follows the trajectory of Pamela Anderson’s life and career from small-town girl to international sex symbol, actress, activist, and doting mother.”

Directed by Ryan White, who also did The Keepers on Netflix and an HBO film called The Case Against 8, Anderson’s son, Brandon Thomas Lee also serves as one of the producers of the film.

Netflix says that the project is an intimidating but necessary step toward sharing her truest, most unfiltered self with the world.

“I was very hesitant, but looking back, I feel empowered,” she told Tadum. “And I hope that [my story] inspires people to have a great fucking time and not worry so much.”

According to the Netflix Tadum blog, she will also discuss “her lifelong pursuit of love, which led to her highly publicized and often turbulent romances.”

“When you’re not looking for love, it finds you,” Anderson told Tudum. “And I guess I’m easy to find.”

​​As seen through personal photos, journal entries, and thoughtful introspection, this film explores what it meant to Anderson becoming an icon, a sex symbol, an actor, and a mother – all while the world watched.


Victoria Buzz Staff
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