For those who missed it, Tim confronted widespread criticism earlier this week after his former House Enchancment costar, Pamela Anderson, recalled an alleged disturbing incident that occurred on set.
Pamela, who was 23 on the time of filming the present, claimed in her upcoming memoir, titled Love, Pamela, that Tim flashed his penis at her on her very first day on set.
“On the primary day of filming, I walked out of my dressing room, and Tim was within the hallway in his gown,” Pamela wrote in an excerpt obtained by Selection forward of the ebook’s launch on Jan. 31.
“He opened his gown and flashed me rapidly — utterly bare beneath,” she claimed.
On the time, Pamela was broadly referred to as a Playboy mannequin, along with her look on ABC’s House Enchancment being her first appearing gig. She went on to assert that Tim mentioned he’d flashed her as a result of he needed to get “even,” provided that he’d seen her bare earlier than.
“He mentioned it was solely truthful, as a result of he had seen me bare. ‘Now we’re even.’ I laughed uncomfortably,” she alleged.
Tim vehemently denied Pamela’s declare, telling Selection: “No, it by no means occurred. I’d by no means do such a factor.”
Days later, Pamela supplied extra perception into the alleged incident, telling Self-importance Truthful that she discovered the entire thing “surreal and uncomfortable.”
“This true story is only one of many surreal and uncomfortable conditions I discovered to navigate,” she mentioned. “My ebook goes into the way it made me really feel over the course of my life and, on this case, my profession. I’ve no sick will towards Tim. However like the remainder, it ought to by no means have occurred.”
“It was the primary of many weird encounters the place folks felt they knew me sufficient 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 communicate out about such incidents again within the ‘90s, when House Enchancment aired.
Now, not lengthy after Pamela’s declare got here to mild, an previous clip of Tim flashing one other certainly one of their House 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 “actual attractive” in a kilt, she then seems visibly shocked as he out of the blue lifts his kilt up and positions himself in the direction of her, prompting the stay studio viewers to burst into suits of laughter.
Talking of the blooper with TMZ this week, Patricia, now 71, clarified that Tim was “properly dressed beneath there,” and defined that she was “shocked that he lifted the kilt, not by a person in boxer shorts.”
In fact, it’s necessary to notice that this trade largely differs from Pamela’s, with the Baywatch star having claimed that Tim was utterly bare — to not point out that it allegedly occurred backstage, and never in entrance of a stay 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 particular person wrote. “He clearly isn’t a Buzz Lightyear and extra of a Woody. I consider Pamela Anderson,” mentioned one other.
Stating the distinction between the 2 occasions, one particular person tweeted, “Flipping up a kilt he’s sporting with boxers on beneath whereas cameras are rolling is totally different than flashing os penis at somebody. Anyway, I BELIEVE PAMELA!”
In the meantime, others urged Tim to apologize to each Pamela and Patricia. “I consider Pamela Anderson. He owes her and Patricia Richardson a public apology,” learn one tweet.