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Pamela Anderson finally talks about that sex tape: "I was seven months pregnant...and I was thinking it was affecting the pregnancy with the stress."

Her main concern: Pamela Anderson with her sons, Dylan, 17 ( left), and Brandon Lee, 18,(right). Source: Getty.

Pamela Anderson has made a living from her sex kitten persona. But surprisingly she’s revealed that she didn’t earn a single cent from her infamous sex tape with former rocker husband Tommy Lee, and in fact, it caused her undue stress during her second pregnancy.

The 1995 sex tape seemed like just another example of Anderson capitalising on her over-the-top, blonde bombshell status.

Yet 20 years later at 48, she’s explained that making money from her sex tape was the last of her concerns, as she grappled with her pregnancy and wellbeing.

“I made not one dollar,” Anderson confirmed to Andy Cohen, on Watch What Happens Live. “It was stolen property.”

At the time, Anderson’s true concern was for her unborn child. As she and Lee entered a legal battle to sue the distribution company behind the leaked sex video, Anderson feared that the stress would have a negative effect on the baby’s health.

Signature move: Pamela Anderson running along the beach in "Baywatch".

"I was seven months pregnant with Dylan and I was thinking it was affecting the pregnancy [with] the stress, and I said, 'I'm not going to court anymore. I'm not being deposed anymore by these horny, weird lawyer men. I don't want to talk about my vagina anymore, or public sex—anything."

The couple even turned down a multi-million dollar offer from Bob Guccione, the founder of Penthouse magazine, to distribute the video.

“We said no. It was already out at that time, the damage was done. So we said, ‘No way, we’re not getting involved off that,’” she said. (Post continues after gallery.)

It’s refreshing to read Anderson’s take on her sex tape, especially in a time when it seems almost commonplace for celebrities – and even your next-door neighbor – to have a leaked sex video.

In her interview, Anderson acknowledged how her sex tape caused a cultural shift amongst wannabe starlets, as they realised that copycat sex videos could rocket-boost them to fame – instead of, you know, working hard at a normal job.

In happier times: Pamela Anderson drinking champagne on a private jet. Source: Instagram.

It’s been alleged that reality TV alumni such as Paris Hilton, Kim Kardashian and Farrah Abrahams have accidentally-on-purpose “leaked” their own sex tapes to achieve similar notoriety.

"Everyone followed suit with intentional ones. We never did that intentionally," Anderson declared.

Does Pamela's insight into her sex tape surprise you?

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