In case you missed it, Tim confronted widespread criticism earlier this week after his former Residence Enchancment costar Pamela Anderson recalled an alleged disturbing incident that occurred on set.
Pamela, who was 23 on the time, claimed in her upcoming memoir, titled Love, Pamela, that Tim flashed his penis at her on her very first day on set.
“On the first day of filming, I walked out of my dressing room, and Tim was in the hallway in his robe,” Pamela wrote in an excerpt obtained by Variety forward of the e-book’s launch on Jan. 31.
“He opened his robe and flashed me quickly — completely naked underneath,” she claimed.
On the time, Pamela was broadly often known as a Playboy mannequin, along with her look on ABC’s Residence Enchancment being her first performing gig. She went on to say that Tim stated he’d flashed her as a result of he needed to get “even,” on condition that he’d seen her bare earlier than.
“He said it was only fair, because he had seen me naked. ‘Now we’re even.’ I laughed uncomfortably,” she alleged.
Tim vehemently denied Pamela’s declare, telling Variety: “No, it never happened. I would never do such a thing.”
Days later, Pamela provided extra perception into the alleged incident, telling Vanity Fair that she discovered the entire thing “surreal and uncomfortable.”
“This true story is just one of many surreal and uncomfortable situations I learned to navigate,” she stated. “My book goes into how it made me feel over the course of my life and, in this case, my career. I have no ill will toward Tim. But like the rest, it should never have happened.”
“It was the first of many bizarre encounters where people felt they knew me enough to make absolute fools out of themselves,” she provides in her memoir, per Self-importance Truthful.
Pamela was met with an array of supportive messages from followers after making the declare, with many individuals rightfully declaring that ladies weren’t in a position to comfortably converse out about such incidents again within the ’90s, when Residence Enchancment aired.
Now, not lengthy after Pamela’s declare got here to gentle, an previous clip of Tim flashing one other one in every of their Residence Enchancment costars — albeit in several circumstances — has resurfaced on-line.
The blooper in query options actor Patricia Richardson, who portrayed Tim’s spouse on the present.
As Patricia’s character tells Tim’s that he seems “real sexy” in a kilt, she then seems visibly shocked as he immediately lifts his kilt up and positions himself towards her, prompting the reside studio viewers to burst into suits of laughter.
Talking of the blooper with TMZ this week, Patricia, now 71, clarified that Tim was “well dressed under there,” and defined that she was “shocked that he lifted the kilt, not by a man in boxer shorts.”
After all, it’s vital to notice that this trade largely differs from Pamela’s, with the Baywatch star having claimed that Tim was fully bare — to not point out that it allegedly occurred backstage, and never in entrance of a reside studio viewers.
However however, a number of followers couldn’t assist however query Tim’s actions as they reacted to the resurfaced clip of him and Patricia.
“Horrible!!!” one individual wrote. “He obviously isn’t a Buzz Lightyear and more of a Woody. I believe Pamela Anderson,” said one other.
Mentioning the distinction between the 2 occasions, one individual tweeted, “Flipping up a kilt he’s wearing with boxers on underneath while cameras are rolling is different than flashing ones penis at someone. Anyway, I BELIEVE PAMELA!”
In the meantime, others urged Tim to apologize to each Pamela and Patricia. “I believe Pamela Anderson. He owes her and Patricia Richardson a public apology,” one tweet learn.