Pamela Anderson is dusting off her dancing shoes!
The “Baywatch” star is set to join the cast of “Dancing With the Stars” for the third time — this time, on the French adaptation, “Danse Avec les Stars”. French TV network TF1 shared the announcement on their website and Twitter account, and Anderson confirmed the news in an Instagram post on her page.
“I have never danced but have been offered roles on Broadway. I seem to be fated to take on this challenge,” Anderson is quoted in her Instagram caption. “My kids have always come first. And there was just no time for film or theatre. Now that they are grown. I’m ready to take on more artistic roles.”
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Dancing with the Stars, France 🇫🇷2018 Pamela Anderson Canadian, American citizen of Russian and Finnish descent. Raised in small town of Ladysmith BC by 2 young parents (18,20) Carol and Barry Anderson Has agreed to participate in the French version of Dancing with the Stars – in Paris/2018 She is best known for her iconic roles on television playing CJ on Baywatch (alert a Malibu) And Val on VIP Also for her only movie role – Of Barb in cult classic Barbwire “I have never danced but have been offered roles on broadway. I seem to be fated to take on this challenge. My kids have always come first. And there was just no time for film or theatre. Now that they are grown. I’m ready to take on more artistic roles. “ Her dream was to live in France when her children were grown. Learn the language and fall in love. All have come true. ‘And dancing is such a great way to express yourself, and get in shape- I am emotional just when I think of dancing – I have so much inside to give – it will save me’ “She is the most famous unknown person in the world.” Says friend – Sean Penn She is an artist – writer, poet, she draws and paints, with no chance to shine yet. Her activism is deeply rooted in her and we know very little of how hard she works every day to save animals, the planet, vulnerable people, refugees, and victims of sexual violence. Domestic violence and human trafficking. And she has also been helpful to first responders during natural disasters all over the world. One of the first to appear in Haiti after the earthquake and has visited since to help where she can. She goes with the flow, is madly in love with french footballer Adil Rami (who has been on whirlwind celebration tour after winning World Cup) they share a home together in Marseille with their dog ZuZu. Together they face the world and are on a beautiful adventure. Her children Brandon (actor//Director/artist @brandonthomaslee and Dylan (musician/writer/producer) @dylanjaggerlee @usmidnightkids Are her pride and joy. They are very close and support all her unorthodox choices. Her joi de vivre is contagious. The optimist.
Anderson previously appeared on “Dancing With the Stars”‘ American iteration (which, along with the French show, is based on the British dance competition series, “Strictly Come Dancing”) in season 10, performing alongside “DWTS” pro Damian Whitewood. After being eliminated sixth during that season, she returned for Dancing With the Stars: All-Stars in season 15, but was the first competitor to be eliminated.
“Dancing is such a great way to express yourself, and get in shape,” Anderson said in her announcement on Tuesday. “I am emotional just when I think of dancing – I have so much inside to give – it will save me.”
And the French connection in the model and actress’ latest “DWTS” venture should come as no surprise. Anderson is currently living in Marseilles with her boyfriend, French soccer star Adil Rami, with whom she is “madly in love,” according to her Instagram caption. In fact, a source close to Anderson and Rami recently told ET that “they are not currently engaged, but things are definitely headed in that direction for the couple.”
Rumours swirled after Anderson, 51, was spotted wearing a diamond ring — on her right hand — while supporting 32-year-old Rami during the World Cup tournament. Rami and his countrymen ended up winning the World Cup for France and Anderson said her beau has been on a “whirlwind celebration tour” following the triumphant final win over Croatia.
“It is a diamond Cartier Panther ring and it has a very special meaning between them,” the source said of the ring at the time.
The source also told ET that “their love is one that is very private, precious and personal. Pamela has never been so private about a relationship before, it’s different than all the others. She’s learned that being public from the get-go doesn’t always work out in the long run.”
See more about Anderson’s relationship in the video below.
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