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Pamela Anderson: Tommy Lee is also Hepatitis C free

2015-11-25 21:00

Los Angeles - Pamela Anderson's ex-husband Tommy Lee has also been cured of Hepatitis C.

The former Baywatch actress announced earlier this month that she is now rid of the blood-borne virus - which can cause permanent liver damage - thanks to a new course of drugs after living with it for around 20 years.

The 48-year-old star always believed she contracted the disease after sharing a tattoo needle with her former spouse Tommy, 53, and she has now revealed the Mötley Crüe drummer is also free of the illness and it was him who encouraged her to try the different treatment.

In an interview with Entertainment Tonight, she said: "You know Tommy did it first so he got cured first. He had a different kind of treatment because he did it a year earlier than me. And he was always pushing me, you got to do this."

Blond bombshell Pamela - who has sons Brandon and Dylan from her relationship with Tommy - admits her diagnosis with the condition and the potential to get seriously sick because of it has affected every aspect of her life and now that she's Hepatitis C free she plans on going a little bit "crazy".

She said: "About 10 years in they said that you could live your whole life with this disease and you may not die from it. You could more likely die from something else, but you could get liver cancer. You could get all these horrible other things.

"I think it played into a lot of my decision making like when it came to trying to recreate families for my kids. Trying to figure out a way to get them secure and trying to figure it all out. I know it did a number on me maybe acting out a little bit and now that I'm cured I feel like I just got all those 20 years back.

"Now I'm going to go crazy. I'm going to do every single thing I can. Every minute counts so."

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