Pamela Anderson is one of the most recognizable faces on Earth. The now 49 year old model and actress was one of the major fantasies of every teenager in the 1990s. She is known for her role in surfer and life guard drama Baywatch. An avid advocate of animal rights and member of PETA, she has made a lasting impression in the world of show business. We bring to you 8 unknown facts about the beautiful Pamela Anderson.
1 How she was discovered?
Pamela Anderson was discovered during a BC Lions Canadian Football League in 1989. She was featured on the giant jumbotron screen during the game wearing a T-Shirt of the local Labatt beer company. The company immediately contacted her and hired her to model for the company and her then boyfriend produced a poster of her image known as the Blue Zone Girl.
2 Only actress to grace the Playboy covers for the maximum times
Playboy magazine used to be one of the most coveted magazines for any teenage boy everywhere in the world. The magazine was one of the pinnacles for all the new and upcoming models and whichever model was featured on the cover of the magazine, became a known model in coming times. Pamela Anderson graced the covers of the magazine a record 15 times, including her first nude photoshoot in 2004.
3 Was supposed to feature in X-Files
We all know X-Files, the science fiction show which featured Gillian Anderson and David Duchovny as investigators. But very few people know that Pamela Anderson was the first choice actress to play agent Scully. As stated by Gillian, “They were looking for someone, bustier, taller, leggier than me.” Eventually Gillian got the role and made the character memorable.
4 She named her breasts
Pamela Anderson is known for her image of an overly se*ualized page three star and model that is often pictured and known mainly for her big breasts. Though she has had multiple surgeries to increase and reduce the size of her breasts, she has gone ahead and also named her breasts. She named the right breast Pancho and the left one Lefty.
5 She is candid about her se*-tape
Pamela Anderson is one of the few celebrities who have acknowledge their se* tapes and have made no qualms about having them leaked or selling them to adult movie companies. She even told her kids about the tape so that they don’t get shocked or amazed when they find about it at school or somewhere else. She said, ‘Look, Mummy and Daddy were massively in love, we videotaped everything, everything was videotaped, and you’re probably going hear about something at school’.”
6 Became famous for Baywatch
Pamela Anderson became famous for her role as lifeguard C.J.Parker. She debuted on the show in 1992 and remained on the show for five seasons till 1997 making her the longest serving cast members. Everyone remembers her running and prancing on the beach in that iconic red bikini.
7 Wants people to not watch po*n
Anderson is arguably one of the biggest bombshells of 90s and even now is considered as one of the biggest se* symbols of America recently wrote in her Wall Street Journal column that people should refrain from watching po*n. She says, “‘Po*n is for losers, it’s for people who are ‘too lazy to reap the rewards of healthy se*uality.”
8 Featured on many other shows
Though she is mostly remembered for her appearances on Baywatch and her 15 Playboy magazine covers, Anderson has also appeared on many TV shows. She was on Home Improvement for 2 seasons as tool girl, played private eye in VIP, was the lead in the sitcom Stacked. For movies, she is known for the 1996 Barbwire and her appearances in Scary Movie franchise and Borat.