"He’s obviously ruffled the feathers of some very powerful people" who "want to keep him quiet," Anderson argued on "The View."
The "Baywatch" actress claimed the WikiLeaks founder's opponents were simply angry over the 2016 presidential election.
It’s been long rumored that Anderson’s appearance in the film caused the end of her brief marriage to the rocker.
She visited the WikiLeaks founder at a high-security London lockup.
The WikiLeaks founder's supporters range from Ecuador's former president to actress Pamela Anderson.
She said income inequality was a key reason for Saturday's unrest.
The former "Baywatch" star shared her controversial views in a recent interview with Australia's "60 Minutes."
The reality star has since apologized for using the offensive term.
“Recent reporting from the camps indicates a new level of violence and suffering,” the actress and animal rights activist writes.
Playboy Magazine founder Hugh Hefner has died at the age of 91.