Sarah Michelle Gellar Shares the Makeup Trick Pamela Anderson Taught Her

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Sarah Michelle Gellar made a stop to see Andy Cohen on his SiriusXM radio show to talk about her new Paramount+ show Wolf Pack. The actress went down memory lane about her long-time television career on shows like Swans Crossing, All My Children and Buffy the Vampire Slayer. Among her behind-the-scenes stories, she shared about a time she worked with Pamela Anderson and learned how committed she was to her full-glam on-camera look. 

“I have a great Pamela Anderson story,” she told Cohen. “When Pamela Anderson came to Australia to do Scooby Doo, she was full Barb Wire Pam Anderson. She’s so beautiful but it takes a very long time to do that makeup. I think it was like four hours and they were super stressed because she had to work the next day.”


That’s when Gellar learned Anderson’s trick for escaping the makeup chair. “She said, ‘I sleep almost sitting up. I go two to three days and they just touched it up and then I take it off.’”

The Wolf Pack star said she was so amazed, but admitted it wasn’t something she could pull off herself. “I’m the kind of person that the second I walk in the door, it’s like don’t talk to me. I wash my makeup off, so the thought of three or four days, and with that hairdo and all that hairspray…”

Anderson then reportedly said the star had to keep her makeup on for days if she wanted any rest. “She was like, ‘Nope, I do it the first day. Otherwise, I don’t sleep because it takes so long to redo.’”

“She was great about it,” Gellar added. “I mean, she was awesome about it, but I couldn’t do it.”

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