Rocker Tommy Lee and Baywatch babe Pamela were arguably the first famous victims of such a huge heist - and here's how it happened. There might be everyone from Kim Kardashian to Paris Hilton falling victim to sex tape and nude photo leaks now, but first came Pamela Anderson and Tommy Lee's home video - and the stolen footage has never been forgotten. The couple, who wed in before divorcing just three years later, were known for their rocky relationship - but it was the home video they locked in their safe which was to make their relationship one of the most memorable.
The story behind the most explosive sex tape in history plays out like a heist movie complete with a rock star, a Playboy Playmate, a disgruntled electrician and the mafia. Along the way, Gauthier gets caught up with in organized activity, the explicit content industry, and for a quick second actually makes a little cash off of the taking and distribution of the Tommy Lee and Pamela Anderson sex tape before everything falls apart. Gauthier lost all his money, Tommy Lee and Pamela Anderson supposedly never made a dime off the sale of their private video, and whereabouts of countless other people who were involved with the incident are unknown.
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Pamela Anderson has admitted it was very "difficult" for those around her when intimate footage of herself and her then-husband Tommy Lee- the father of her sons Brandon, 22, and year-old Dylan - was stolen and leaked online in and she found the scandal "pretty embarrassing". Pamela - who divorced Tommy in - said: "I think I was in the Guinness Book of World Records for 'most downloaded' before the tape came out. It was difficult on my family, on my kids, and everything.
Pamela Denise Anderson born July 1,    is a Canadian-American actress, model and animal rights activist. Anderson is best known for her appearances in Playboy magazine and for her work on the television series Home ImprovementBaywatchand V. She initially rose to fame after being selected as the February Playmate of the Month for Playboy magazine.
Electrician Rand Gauthier, now 57, thought stealing the infamous sex tape featuring Tommy Lee and Pamela Anderson would punch his ticket to fame and fortune. Instead, as a new in-depth piece in Rolling Stone explains, he ended up anonymous and alone -- while Lee's fame grew. Gauthier had been working on an extensive renovation of Lee and Anderson's Malibu mansion in the spring of when the couple abruptly fired him.
Sign in. Pirate hunter Captain Edward Reynolds and his blond first mate, Jules Steel, return where they are recruited by a shady governor general to find a darkly sinister Chinese empress pirate, Tommy Lee and Pam have just gotten married.
It all started on Feb. After initially being annoyed, the actress agreed to go have a drink with him. He proposed at a disco days later.