Pamela Anderson & Jon Peters separate twelve days after their surprise wedding

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Less than two weeks ago, Pamela Anderson got married for the fifth time. Her latest husband? Jon Peters, the famed Hollywood producer (and former hairdresser). I was shocked… that Jon Peters is still alive. Apparently, Pam and Jon had been friends for years – and they first dated more than 30 years ago – and they decided to get married out of nowhere. It was the fifth marriage for both, which is also A LOT. It wasn’t really an elopement – her sons were at the wedding and they just kept it small. It seemed like a very strange story in general. And it’s getting even weirder:

It’s over between Pamela Anderson and A Star Is Born producer, Jon Peters. The famed Baywatch actress officially called it quits with her husband, whom she married 12 days ago in a secret wedding ceremony in Malibu, Calif. After news broke that the two decided to go their separate ways for a second time—they previously dated each other 30 years ago—Anderson explained part of the reason for their split.

“I have been moved by the warm reception to Jon and my union,” she shared in a statement to E! News. “We would be very grateful for your support as we take some time apart to re-evaluate what we want from life and from one another.”

“Life is a journey and love is a process,” the statement continued. “With that universal truth in mind, we have mutually decided to put off the formalization of our marriage certificate and put our faith in the process.”

“Thank you for respecting our privacy,” she said in her closing statement.

[From E! News]

I mean… at least she didn’t spend years with the guy only for it to end in disaster? She saw disaster coming after 12 days and she was like “you know what, let’s end it now.” In the opening, I mentioned that this wasn’t an elopement. I’ll say it again! They weren’t drunk in Vegas. The wedding wasn’t planned in an hour, you know? And clearly, they’ve known each other for a million years. I wonder what changed over 12 days?

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  1. JemimaLeopard says:

    He won’t include her in the will??

    • ChillyWilly says:

      That sounds about right. I think Pam is broke and looking for a sugar daddy.

    • theotherViv says:

      Probably even worse- I say nasty pre/post-nup he conveniently forgot to mention pre-festivities. My guess is she was looking for someone to take care of her and not play games with her and finally settle down and then realized he wasn’t much of an improvement over her other guys. She has a bad picker. I wish her well.

  2. K says:

    All I can think about is how bizarre this must be for the kids who have been involved with her messiness their whole lives.

    • Aims says:

      I agree. It must be confusing to have a revolving door of husband’s. Imo, I think it’s reckless to keep getting married and divorced and having up and downs in her personal life.

    • Snappyfish says:

      I do feel bad for the kids. This woman’s marital history has been an absolute train wreck. Also this is the second marriage she ended within days of the ceremony(Kid Rock). Kind of makes one think she doesn’t (or her spouse) take marriage all that seriously. In her defense this time I think Peters saw her as a “trophy”

      And to think one of the road blocks to gay marriage was the idea they same sex unions would make a mockery of commitment.

      • Borgqueen says:

        The marriage to Kid Rock ended bc she and Kid were at a private screening of Borat and apparently Kid didnt know she had a role in the movie and he created a huge scene at the private screening by he was embarrassed by Pammie’s appearance in the movie. That marriage needed to end quick.

    • pottymouth pup says:

      their father’s marital history isn’t much better; I really feel bad for their boys

      • Louise177 says:

        Kind of amused people keep calling her children kids and boys and feel bad for them. It sounds like they are 10 years old when they are adults in their early twenties. Growing up these marriages may have affected them but doubt this one did. I wonder what happened. Bizarre for a marriage to end in days when it isn’t a Vegas, alcohol infused wedding.

      • holly hobby says:

        Didn’t one of the “kids” get in trouble with the law? I seem to remember something about one of the sons but don’t recall what specifically.

  3. BW says:

    ““There are beautiful girls everywhere. I could have my pick, but — for 35 years — I’ve only wanted Pamela,” the ‘A Star Is Born’ producer tells The Hollywood Reporter. “She makes me wild — in a good way.” — Jon Peters

    I think she finally realized that she was just a goal post. He just wanted to acquire her the same way 50 year old man wants a convertible, because he’s always wanted a convertible since he was a teenager, because he thought it would make him look cool. Then he finally can afford that convertible when he’s 50. And he buys it. And he drives it for the first time and discovers that teenagers don’t drive convertibles. 50 year old men drive convertibles. And then he doesn’t want it any more.

    Or maybe he totally changed his personality once he felt he owned her. I’ve known men and women who completely changed their personalities after the wedding, because now it’s a done deal.

    • Julie Taylor says:

      That’s an interesting perspective. If it’s the case, poor Pam 🙁

    • Granger says:

      I love this. The 50 year old man wants a convertible until he realizes it just makes him look like… a 50 year old man. Sadly, I think that’s very true for men who go through the typical mid-life crisis.

    • MC2 says:

      Yes, especially to the last statement here.
      When I studied & worked in DV, the two peak times that women say their spouses got physically violent towards them for the first time are right after the wedding & when pregnant. Suddenly they feel like they own you & their true personalities come out. I applaud her for not sticking around in a bad marriage….whatever the reason.

      • Meg says:

        I had a neighbor growing up date a man for over a decade and there marriage lasted less than a year. He put in much more effort to cover his alcoholism before they married I guess. This sounded hard to understand but in my 20s I dated a guy who a friend pointed out was an alcoholic. I said no where did you get that? And she pointed out that he’s been drunk already whenever we’ve seen him, we’ve never seen him sober so we have nothing to compare it to. Functioning alcoholic

      • Nucks says:

        That’s really interesting. I have heard about pregnancy being an increased time for DV including hits to the abdomen, but not about right after marriage.

        Confession time, I moved out of my 2nd marriage within 3 months, because he was drinking (I’m recovering. Long-term, but still) in the house and was really impossible. People can surprise you! Although looking back I see the signs.

        I feel bad for Pam. Although I did watch an appearance of her on The View and she seemed impulsive and wobbly. But I know Jon Peters is a famous hot mess.

    • TQ says:

      @BW Yep, totally agree that she was just a goal post for him. Once she realized she was only a trophy to him she bounced. He sounds like a real douche.

    • theotherViv says:

      This! Amen!

  4. Ali says:


  5. Mia4s says:

    So essentially they held a ceremony but never legalized anything? Oh…so publicity stunt? That’s rather pathetic. Well as you say, at least they can just shrug and walk away instead of a messy divorce in 6 weeks (years?! You’re very kind @Kaiser!) or so.

    Well I’ll just take this opportunity to recommend everyone search “Kevin Smith” and “Jon Peters” on YouTube and watch the “Superman Lives” videos where Kevin recounts his experience with Peters. It’s GREAT. It also is prime evidence that Peters and Hollywood generally are completely insane.

  6. Kathgal says:

    Were they legally married? I just wonder because of the wording of the ‘formalizing of their marriage certificate”.

    • S says:

      It sounds like they got the marriage certificate, but never filed it. Lots (most?) people get the certificate at city hall, or wherever, then sign it, along with the officiant and witnesses, on their wedding day, then it’s filed, usually by the officiant, which finalizes everything, legally. (The other option is signing it at City Hall and filling immediately, but then you’re legally married before the actual ceremony.)

      In this case, I presume they just told the officiant to hold off on filing and therefore, no, they aren’t legally married. Though if there was anyone to contest, having it signed, etc. could probably be argued as legally binding regardless of filing, but if no one wants to do that then, yeah, they’re likely fine. Many people think this also what Jennifer Aniston and Justin Theroux did—had the ceremony, but never filed the paperwork.

      Actually have friends who had this giant wedding in Mexico and then, years later, we learned they never got a marriage license. There were some technical hurdles to get married where they did in Mexico for foreigners, so the plan had been to come back and legalize at city hall, but they never did. (Apparently, this is really common since many parts of Mexico require residency, etc. to marry, so Americans who have ceremonies there, just make it official before or after.) Because of this, years later, when they split, he was legally obligated to support their two kids, but nothing else, even though she’d been a stay-at-home mom to them for 7 years and he had substantial assets, but all only in his name. So, yeah, what is “just a technicality,” can really matter.

      • Lara says:

        That’s similar to what happened to Mick Jagger and Jerry Hall right? He never filed the certificate so they were never officially married and she only found out when she wanted to divorce him??

      • Boxy Lady says:

        A similar thing happened with Eddie Murphy. He had a marriage ceremony with Tracey Edmonds, Babyface’s ex wife, in a foreign country. A few weeks later, they announced they weren’t doing the legal ceremony and broke up.

      • yellow says:

        We did this as we had our wedding back in my home state, and were only there for 2 days, then left for the honeymoon, and I did not want to have the hassle as it’s a super large city with all kinds of red tape and long lines. We did follow-up later with a friend who is an officiant and a few others as witnesses to get the resident state license signed.

    • Didn’t she pull this same stunt with Kid Rock or one of her other “husbands”?

      • Kkat says:

        I don’t think that was a stunt. They were at a Borat private screening and kid rock found out she was in the movie and threw a huge public fit at that screening because he didnt like she was in it, so she bounced

    • SpankFD says:

      What if he *never intended* to do the legal filing, trusting her to be ignorant of the impact? Doesn’t PA have a history of dating/marrying right wing douches who prioritize chauvinism: ChaChi, kidrock, etc.? Betcha they’re all germaphobe who are afraid of “disease vectors,” aka strangers, immigrants, brown people. Morons.

  7. minx says:

    It wasn’t a love for the ages?

  8. Allergy says:

    She probably touched his hair.

  9. S says:

    I’ll never understand people who serially marry, especially those like Pam, who do so, repeatedly, for very, very short times. It’s one thing to be like, ‘We were 20, drunk in Vegas and quickly realized our error,” but it’s another to be a 52-year-old woman with 4 previous failed marriages, most lasting well under a year. (Even if the overall relationships were longer, the actual marriages were brief.)

    Like, just don’t get married, if it’s so clearly not for you? Why is that so hard for some people? It’s like touching the same hot stove over and over, getting badly burnt and then, once you’ve healed you’re right back to that burner all, ‘Yeah, I got this.’

    • FHMom says:

      I’m with you. I’ve been married for nearly 20 years, but there is no fu**ing way I would ever do it again.

      • Joanna says:

        I’m married too but I wouldn’t do it again. I think it had it had more benefit to women when they stayed home and didn’t work. Now with husband and wife working, both are on more of a level playing field financially. So why go through all the cost and hassles of marriage and divorce, when in the end you will be in just about the same position financially? Jmo

      • MariaS says:

        Same, FHMom. I was married for a decade and divorced years ago. I can’t imagine ever doing it again. I’m a lawyer with a good career, own my home and have decent retirement savings. There’s really no reason for me to be legally bound to a man.

    • terra says:

      My grandmother’s been married seven times – yes, you read that right – and as she’s in the next room, I could ask her your questions about it.

      (Seriously, though, we play the name game in my family: whoever can recite all her names – in order, mind you – the fastest wins. I am the champ because I managed to include all the times she’s returned to her maiden name.)

    • K says:

      Nice hot stove analogy. Growing up, I had a close friend whose mother got remarried about every 4 years to a new awful man she could have simply dated until noticing that she’d picked another slimeball. Maybe she should have taken a minute to get therapy and fix her picker, but no, she’d just take refuge in another rebound boyfriend after a divorce, probably to avoid being alone, ever. She was pretty unlikable and not especially attractive, yet somehow losers kept proposing! It proved to me early that you don’t necessarily have to be a “catch” to get married, and maybe marriage isn’t always such a “holy union.”

      I think people who get married 3+ times may be out of touch with themselves and are often just playing a game of co-dependency or attention-seeking. I gotta say from experience, it’s pretty pleasant to be unmarried if you actually like yourself as an individual first and foremost.

  10. Franklymydear... says:

    I’m just here to say that she looks great! Holy cow. Maybe crazy is the new Botox?!

    • Tanguerita says:

      seriously? to my eye, she looks absolutely horrible – haggard, vaguely dirty and very vulgar.

    • Frida_K says:

      I think she looks like Brigitte Bardot when she got to the really crazy and overtly racist stage of her later years. A skinnier and more plastic version, to be sure, but the resemblance is strong, and not just externally.

    • Escondista says:

      Some low lights for bronde hair, a shorter cut, and much better brow makeup would do wonders on her. Her blue eyes would pop and she wouldn’t look stuck on Baywatch circa 1991.

      • holly hobby says:

        Didn’t she do that a few years ago? She got a really short haircut and toned down a lot of make up. She looked great. Not sure why she went back to this look.

    • FHMom says:

      Omg. In that first picture she looks beyond awful, like she is on steroids or something. She had such a naturally pretty face (look at photos from before she came to Hollywood) and I can see nothing of her real face. The bottom photo isn’t as bad,

      • Justwastingtime says:

        Pam looks worse in the first pic. cause of her more obvious filler lips

        I am sitting at a car wash in an upscale section of LA today.. The three other women here are all blonde – 40s to 50s – two of have jacked up lips.. and looks much worse than the third. I am always shocked that women can look in the mirror and think that their pumped up lips look good.

    • Allergy says:

      How about Peters? How about his teeny whiny eyes and that weird granny-mane? Is he a tiny boastful man trying to look mighty with tall hair? How has he aged? How has he tweaked his body?

      • BeanieBean says:

        You’re right. He looks like hell. And yes, women still get the majority of the looks comments.

      • tempest prognosticator says:

        Thank you, Allergy. Why is everyone ruthlessly picking apart Pam’s looks when there’s a perfectly ridiculous-looking man they could pick on?

    • Carol says:

      Its the horrible nose job. Why did she do it? She was so beautiful before.

  11. Michael says:

    He must have sobered up and looked at her face

  12. Eva says:

    Oh that’s too bad. I read an interview with her about a year ago, she was living in South of France and dating a younger French (?) footballer and it seemed like she finally had found some peace. Guess not.

    I have always had a soft spot for her, underneath the celebrity persona she always seemed like a sweet, kind and very sensitive person who got chewed and spit out by fame and awful men. I hope she finds happiness.

    • A says:

      Agreed. I think she’s had a hard life in many ways – having been sexually assaulted, having a dysfunctional home life, and abuse by Tommy Lee (and probably Kid Rock). She seems like a kind person – loves animals and her sons. I keep on hoping that she’ll heal somehow and find a good man to be with.

      Some of the comments on here are unnecessarily mean. Yes, she should really stop jumping into marriages, but why the need to try to tear down her appearance?

  13. Mrs. Peel says:

    A publicity stunt for both. Hope the wedding gifts are returned to their rightful owners.

  14. Beff says:

    Why is her face morphing into Brandi Glanville? LA face is so weird.

  15. Sunee says:

    Her hideous appearance in the top pic is due to bad overhead lighting. In the other pic below she looks pretty good. (but not really like herself at all).

  16. NΞΞNΔ ZΞΞ says:

    I don’t mind that she’s been married 5x. Some people date and other people marry. It’s not for me, but it’s very Liz Taylor, very Hollywood. Besides, its great gossip.

    The second thoughts might be more normal than we realize… he’s in his 70s and she’s in her 50s. They’re probably both set in their ways and realize they can’t live together.

  17. Spicecake38 says:

    They have 10 marriages between the two of them so if it won’t work they should know…

    • kelleybelle says:

      I’m not even sure why they bothered to waste each other’s time? It was almost a joke type of thing, like Trump running for President … except that he was serious. This girl is not unintelligent. She comes across well in many interviews, but she insists on doing things like this and having a boob-job that’s big enough to block out the sun. It doesn’t help her case. Jon Peters is a dick with more than one sexual harassment charge against him. Come off it.

  18. Middle of the road says:

    Y’all are quick to defend her, but never thought 5 failed marriages maybe it’s not them honey, it’s you.

    She looks….horrible. I won’t go beyond that.

  19. Lala11_7 says:

    Welp…she has been his dream girl for 30 years…and the last time they dated was 30 years ago…

    Personally…I’m envisioning the infamous scenario from “SATC” when Samantha was confronted with REALLY getting down with a rich octogenarian….right down to Pam grabbing her grip and running out the room….

    It’s the scenario they BOTH deserve…

    • Jaded says:

      OMG I remember that – she took one look at his wobbly ass and bolted! Poor old Pammy’s got a badly malfunctioning picker, both in her love life and political leanings.

    • Jaded says:

      OMG I remember that! She took one look at his wobbly ass and bolted for the door. Poor old Pammy seems to have a malfunctioning picker, both in her love life and political leanings. Go to her Pamela Anderson Foundation website and read her letter to Trump asking him to stop the extradition process for Julian Assange. It’s unreal.

      • GeeWhiz says:

        THANK YOU. Her behavior has been dubious at best wrt to Assange. She sold out not just herself but the country.

        I used to feel sorry for her, but no more.

  20. BasicBitch says:

    It’s gotta be because they couldn’t come to terms about the prenup

  21. It's a dry heave says:

    Yet another Pam Anderson marriage that lasts only days….? Clutch the pearls!!!

    And how does the same man go from Barbra Streisand to Pam Anderson within the same lifespan?!?!

  22. LaceEm says:

    There is something very wrong with her. She always has this look in her eyes like she’s a lost little girl looking for a parent to care about her. She only seems to attach herself to men who want a trophy wife, not a partner. And they always treat her horribly. Just last year, her eldest son went over and knocked out Tommy Lee for talking trash about his mom online. Sad that he felt he had to knock out his own father but also nice to know someone is looking out for his mom… though he shouldn’t have to. Sad all the way around.

  23. SJR says:

    Agree with above comment, bet they could not agree on prenup.
    He is 20+ years older, net worth of about $280 Million, has several grown kids, and 4 Ex wives….other than the huge cash, what would she want with him?

    Pamela Anderson is early 50’s, ya gotta figure if his health goes downhill she is gonna end up being his caregiver or hiring his caregiver and then having to fight all the kids for whatever in the will, no?

    And, isn’t he sorta famous for being a PIA? No Thanks!

  24. Amber says:

    I think his personality totally changed once they were married. That happens sometimes.

  25. theotherViv says:

    On another note: I hope she doesn’t marry Julian Assange if he ever comes out.