May 31, 2002 - Richard Roeper
of the Chicago Sun Times sounded off on Pamela Anderson's bitter custody
battle against former husband Tommy Lee over their two children. Roeper
said, "The tug of war between Anderson and Tommy Lee is pathetic... Sift
through all the charges and counter-charges, and you get the feeling the
kids would be better off running away and joining the circus."
25, 2002 - WireImage.com has more footage of Pamela Anderson from the CMAs
on Wednesday. Check it out here.
May 25, 2002 - Former Motley
Crue drummer Tommy Lee stopped by KTLA to talk about his new CD 'Never
a Dull Moment'. VH1 is sponsoring his tour and has been following him around.
Tommy says he hopes Pamela is happy and hopes someday to communicate with
Pam and be adults at some point. Tommy also talked about his tattoos and
piercings... and the infamous sex tape. Feedroom.com has since removed the video.
May 24, 2002 - Getty Images
had photos, since removed, of Kid Rock with Pamela Anderson at the 37th Annual Academy
of Country Music Awards.
May 24, 2002 - LFI has photos
of Pamela Anderson and fiance Kid Rock arriving to the 37th Annual Academy
of Country Music Awards in Universal City, California on Wednesday. Kid
Rock performed with Hank Williams Jr. at the event.
May 22, 2002 - Star magazine
reports Pamela Anderson is handling the sympathy for her hepatitis C condition
with a sense of humor. "I'm thinking of coming out with a line of bikinis,"
she jokes, "with little livers all over them."
May 22, 2002 - Former Motley
Crue drummer Tommy Lee sat down with Entertainment Tonight for a frank
chat on the latest in his custody battle with his ex-wife Pamela Anderson.
"Right now I'm going through a little bit of custody hell," Tommy acknowledges,
"so [my kids] are feeling a little bit of that because there's therapists
and stuff in their life, and [it's] so silly at this age to be going through
that. But hopefully that will be over real soon and they'll be spending
as much time with their dad as they do with their mom."
May 20, 2002 - Kevin Krueger,
a co-founder of the National Hepatitis C Coalition tells MSNBC's Jeannette
Walls, "We definitely plan to contact [ Pamela Anderson] and ask her to
become our spokesperson."
May 21, 2002 - CDNow.com
reports on Tommy Lee's new album 'Never a Dull Moment', due Tuesday, the
former Motley Crue drummer gives a message of thanks for Kid Rock. Under
the section 'A Gigantic Special Thanks and Big-Ups To,' Lee saved the best
for last: "Kid Rock for taking '@#$%^*' off my hands."
May 21, 2002 - Corey Levitan
of the New YorK Post chatted with former Motley Crue drummer Tommy Lee
about the turmoil he's involved with over custody of his two sons against
ex-wife Pamela Anderson. Lee denied any claims that he gave Pam hepatitis
C through a shared tattoo needle saying he knows of no tattoo artist willing
to let clients share needles. "That's f- - -ing crazy," he said. Lee said
of the public leak on the matter, "I don't know why in the world anybody
would ever make anything of that nature public anyway. She claims that
I am the one who made it public, but I've never said a word to anybody."
May 18, 2002 - Ed Condran
of the Cleveland Free Times spoke to Kid Rock who was singing praises to
those closest in his life. On his fiance Pamela, he said, "I really love
Pam. I can't imagine being without her. She's the best." As for his father,
he revealed, "When I got my first $100,000 check, I marched over to my
dad and threw it in his face. I love my dad." Finally, of his mother, whom
he took to the 2000 Grammy Awards, he said, "My mom is the best. Why wouldn't
I want her to be with me?"
May 18, 2002 - The New York
Post reports Pamela Anderson's publicist says the actress didn't puke at
Cherry the other night. "Pam cut her finger really bad while she was cooking
for her kids earlier that day," the publicist explained. "While she was
dancing, the bandage came off and she started bleeding again, Everyone
kind of overreacted and ran over with a new bandage and cleaned up the
blood. But she did not throw up."
May 16, 2002 - In a Metal-Sludge.com
20 questions with Rhino Bucket singer Georg Dolivo, he was asked to rate
Pamela Anderson on a scale of 1 - 10. Dolivo gave her a '0' saying, "Anybody
want to fu** Barbie . . . again."
May 16, 2002 - Star magazine
reports ex-Motley Crue drummer Tommy Lee has been bugging ex-wife Pamela
Anderson to return the bronze replica of his penis he had given her during
happier times. Pam used to keep it next to her bed and show it off to visitors,
but now she says she cannot find the symbol of Tommy's manhood. Besides,
Pam says her fiance Kid Rock is "more than enough man for me!"
May 15, 2002 - The New York
Post reports Kid Rock's fiance Pamela Anderson threw up on the dance floor
at Rock's after concert party Friday at Cherry. The lounge's security guards
surrounded her, mopped up the vomit, and Pam continued dancing 'til closing.
May 15, 2002 - The New York
Daily News reports Kid Rock threw a party at Cherry Friday night after
his show at Madison Square Garden. Detroit pal Eminem blew off an invite
to party with blonds in a private booth in the W Union Square's Underbar,
but Rock's fiance Pamela Anderson did show up. The two apparently were
drinking up Jim Beam and Cristal before Rock put Pam on his shoulder and
went off to their limo.
May 12, 2002 - Tommy Lee
spoke to Jane Stevenson of the Toronto Sun where he revealed what he'd
like to say if he ever runs into Kid Rock, who's now engaged to his ex-wife
Pamela Anderson. Lee said, "When I see him, I'm sure I'll run into him
at some point. We're in the same business. I was going to give him a big
hug and a kiss and actually tell him thanks for taking her off my hands.
I swear to God, that's the first thing I would like to do. 'Now you can
deal with her. Thank you.' And I'm so honest 'cause I've really had it
with her. She just makes me absolutely crazy. She's given me the biggest
runaround. It's just bullsh**. I'm not even angry about it. I'm just tired.
So tired." The full story at canoe.ca has since been removed.
May 11, 2002 - Kid Rock stopped
by MTV's Total Request Live on Friday to talk with host Brian McFayden
before his show Friday at Madison Square Garden. Kid Rock talked about
the tour, his wedding plans with Pamela Anderson, and gave his thoughts
on artists on the TRL countdown - dissing Kylie Minogue and giving props
to his Detroit buddy, Eminem. For a transcript, read here.
May 9, 2002 - Entertainment
Weekly has a comical look at what super powers Pamela Anderson's new 'Stripperella'
animated character will have for her show that begins airing February 2003.
May 7, 2002 - IMDB.com reports
Pamela Anderson will wear denim shorts and a skimpy bra-top for her wedding
to Kid Rock, while he will wear a tasteful leopard-skin vest, leather trousers
and a felt hat. Pam's ridesmaids will be in mini-skirts and crop tops,
and the best man will be wearing an 'Up With Marijuana' T-shirt.
May 7, 2002 - Lance Burton
of the Las Vegas Review Journal reports Pamela Anderson has postponed marriage
plans to Kid Rock so that she can focus all of her energy on battling hepatitis
C. Kid Rock is being supportive and understanding of the decision.
May 4, 2002 - Mark Lepage
of the Montreal Gazette spoke to former Motley Crue drummer turned solo
artist Tommy Lee about the drama surrounding his custody case against former
wife Pamela Anderson. Lee explains Pamela "doesn't wanna communicate with
me, and is so angry and bitter, it's scary. But things will get better
when (we) communicate." Lee insists, "I want to spend just as much time
as she does with them and love them just as much as she does, and do all
the things equally. That's all I want. And that's like asking for the Second
May 3, 2002 - Robin Leach
of the Las Vegas Review Journal reports the 1961 pink Cadillac rented out
to Kid Rock as a prop for the proposal to Pamela Anderson blew up on the
way back to Las Vegas and the owner is seeking $12,000 in repairs. "Buffalo"
Jim Barrier tells Leach, "I'm not going to take legal action yet, but I
haven't heard from them now in three weeks, and I am getting antsy." Read
May 3, 2002 - Pamela Anderson
tells Jane magazine that Kid Rock was "completely devastated" when she
told him she has hepatitis C. Pam admits, "I had to lock [Rock] in a rubber
room for a week, 'cause he was just furious." She also called ex-husband
Tommy Lee's denial that he also suffered from the infection "slanderous."
May 3, 2002 - Pamela Anderson
tells Jane magazine of her hepatitis C, "Now I have people coming out of
the deli hugging me because they think I'm dying. I tell them, 'I'm not
dying. I'm fine. But if you wanna give me a free sandwich, go ahead!"'
May 1, 2002 - IMDB.com reports
(likely from a tabloid) that Kid Rock surprised fiancee Pamela Anderson
with a sex toy party attended by around 100 of their closest friends. An
insider revealed, "Kid arranged for Pam to go shopping with one of her
pals from TV show V.I.P. While they were out the guests arrived at her
house armed with their naughty gifts." Pamela was reported to say afterwards,
"I can't believe this. This is a huge shock - totally unexpected. But it
is without doubt the best party ever."
May 1, 2002 - Even though
Pamela Anderson had hyped up a VIP deal with TNT, apparently the show's
future is in limbo. The LA Daily News reports Molly Culver, who plays former
KGB and FBI seductress Tasha Dexter on the show saying, "I'm hoping that
we get picked up for a fifth year. We should know something in a month
or so." The news may be tied to Pam's hepatitis C disease.
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