It almost seemed like the breakup of the 12-day marriage between movie mogul Jon Peters and Baywatch star Pamela Anderson wouldn’t get ugly—but that was last week.
Dismayed by reports that Anderson felt she had “made a terrible mistake” by wedding the A Star is Born producer, Peters says he’s forced to set the record straight about his “broke” brief missus.
“I dropped everything for Pam,” he reportedly told the New York Post’s Page Six in an email. “She had almost $200,000 in bills and no way to pay it so I paid it and this is the thanks I get. There’s no fool like an old fool.’’
He also denies that he ever asked Anderson to marry him, writing, “Needless to say that when she texted me that she wanted to get married, it was kind of a dream come true even though I was engaged to someone else and the lady was moving in.”
Peters forwarded what he claims is the breakup text he sent to “dear pammy,” in which he expresses considerable worry about the fortune he’s amassed in his lifetime.
“these past 9 days have been a beautiful amazing love fest,’’ he wrote, but lamented that, “this whole marriage thing with lawyers, debt, and jazmin [sic] has scared me. it made me realize that at 74 i need a simple quiet life and not an international love affair.”
The mention of “jazmin” is a reference to Jasmin.com, a webcam model website that billed itself as “sex-positive” rather than pornographic when Anderson attended the launch party in December.
Peters claims that the actress has some kind of business arrangement with the site, adding, “Since I have worked my whole life to try to make something for myself, that was very concerning to me. i thought building an empire together would be fun but i was wrong.”
After mentioning his love for his children, griping about how hard it is for him to travel to Anderson’s native Canada, and promising to put her in his next movie—“I can love you by giving you a new career”—Peters sums up with a plea.
“ps-i have built a financial empire over the last 50 years that i’ve left all to my kids. it’s something that is very private and personal to me,’’ he wrote. “the thought of lawyers going through my business makes me want to throw up.”
A rep for Anderson told the Post, “These claims are not only entirely fabricated, they are ludicrous. Despite Mr. Peters’ efforts to elicit a response from Ms. Anderson, she has no comment to provide and wishes him well.”
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