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Pamela Anderson still likes to wear her iconic "Baywatch" one-piece.
The actress, now 52, portrayed C.J. Parker in the TV series from 1992-1997. She spoke to The New York Times for a piece about the sexy swimwear, telling the outlet she sometimes dons the suit and playfully ambushes her romantic interests.
“I jump in the shower with a bathing suit and then jump on them wherever they are in the house, soaking wet,” she revealed.
Carmen Electra, who appeared on the series as Lani McKenzie from 1997-1998, said hers is preserved.
“I have my suit framed and when people come over to the house, they get really excited,” the 47-year-old said. “It just has this effect on people. It was empowering.”
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Anderson emphasized the suits were small.
“Some people bring me bathing suits to sign autographs on and they are these big bathing suits," she said, "and I say, ‘Listen, my bathing suit was tiny. It just stretched and pulled onto your body.' ”
Co-creator Michael Berk told The Times that they weren't aiming for the suits to be titillating.
“We never tried to be sexy intentionally. It was all about athletics and functionality,” he said. Similarly, the lifeguards' slowed down runs weren't supposed to be so jaw-dropping.
“When we did our original music video that we did to sell ‘Baywatch,’ we were filming the lifeguards sprinting to the rescue in slow motion to build up the tension,” Berk said. “And suddenly it became this very sexy thing.”
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This article originally appeared on USA TODAY: Pamela Anderson's 'Baywatch' swimsuit still fits at 52, she rocks it