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Pamela Anderson Just Wore the Dress Version of Her Baywatch Swimsuit on the Red Carpet

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Pamela Anderson. Photo: Getty

Pamela Anderson stepped out for the premiere of her Netflix documentary, Pamela, a Love Story (now streaming!), in a bombshell red dress that’s got us remembering her days as a TV lifeguard. While the garment might look, at first, to be the color of the Netflix logo (she was, after all, at Tudum Theater), fans will immediately clock that she’s wearing the signature shade her character, C.J. Parker, along with her fellow guards, wore on Baywatch, the hit ’90s series that catapulted Anderson to fame.

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Pamela Anderson in Baywatch. Photo: Getty

The tank cut of the dress is reminiscent of her suit’s top, though her dress wasn’t waterproof but beautifully beaded and paired with Louboutin heels. Perhaps the event organizers got a tip-off about her look, because they eschewed a red carpet in favor of a soft pink, which complements rather than clashes. (The beading also reminds us a tiny bit of that recent crystal-covered Doja Cat look.)

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Pamela Anderson wore head-to-toe red. Photo: Getty

Anderson was accompanied to the event by her two sons, Brandon Thomas Lee and Dylan Jagger Lee, both of whom have been vocally supportive of their mother telling her story in this film and in her recent memoir. When she announced the book on Instagram, they both left super-excited messages. “LOVE YOU!!! ❤️” wrote Dylan, with Brandon adding, “I am so proud of you! What a huge year this is gonna be! You deserve it!! ❤️❤️❤️”

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Pamela Anderson with her sons. Photo: Getty

This isn’t the first time a “Baywatch dress” has made a splash. Back before The Hunger Games gave her worldwide name recognition, Jennifer Lawrence was an up-and-coming actor who’d just left The Bill Engvall Show and snagged a surprise Oscar nomination for Winter’s Bone. When she showed up to the ceremony in a figure-flattering red dress and a bouncy blowout, it signaled the arrival of Hollywood’s Next Big Thing.

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Jennifer Lawrence. Photo: Getty

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