The former Baywatch star says she supports Assange and is concerned for his well-being+ READ ARTICLE
As WikiLeaks continues to publish emails apparently obtained from Hillary Clinton campaign chair John Podesta, the website’s founder Julian Assange received an unlikely visitor over the weekend.
Pamela Anderson, the Canadian-American actress best known for her work on the 1990s TV series Baywatch, visited Assange at the Ecuadorean embassy in London.
The Associated Press reports that the 49-year-old actress, who says she supports Assange and has concerns for his family and well-being, came bearing gifts. Among them was a vegan lunch.
It was “a nice vegan lunch and some vegan snacks,” Anderson — a vocal animal-rights activist and lifelong vegetarian — reportedly told the U.K.’s Press Association.
Assange was apparently unimpressed with the meal choice. “He said I tortured him with bringing him vegan food,” Anderson said.
Assange has been living in the embassy since July 2012, fleeing a possible extradition to Sweden over a rape charge, which he fears could in turn lead to a subsequent extradition to the U.S. for his role in obtaining and publishing classified information.