Actress Pamela Anderson sought out the advice of controversial WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange about the launch of her new charity foundation.
The Baywatch star and passionate activist set up the Pamela Anderson Foundation earlier this year (14) to benefit a variety of human, animal and environmental rights causes.
She wanted to discuss her plans for the organization with Assange, so she paid him a visit in August (14) at the Ecuadorian embassy in London, where he has been living for two years after claiming political asylum.
Fashion designer Dame Vivienne Westwood tells Britain's Mail on Sunday, "I was supposed to take Pamela Anderson to see Julian in the embassy but she got the date wrong, so she went on her own the day after me. She told me afterward that they got on very well. Julian was just brilliant... Pamela's trying to help people with her new trust and he gave her some ideas on how to do that."
His publicist has confirmed the meeting, simply adding, "She asked for his advice."
Assange, who is trying to avoid extradition to Sweden on rape and sexual assault allegations, announced his plans to leave the embassy last month (Aug14).