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I am in shock: Pamela Anderson on Julian Assange's arrest

Press Trust of India  |  Los Angeles 

on Thursday expressed "shock" over the arrest of the founder from his Embassy hideout.

Assange, 47, spent almost seven years inside the embassy to avoid extradition to He was arrested on Thursday the South American country withdrew the asylum granted to him.

Anderson, 51, who had visited Assange on multiple occasions when he was lodged in embassy, launched a rant to condemn his arrest.

"I am in shock... I couldn't hear clearly what he said? He looks very bad. How could you Equador? (Because he exposed you). How could you Of course, you are America's b***h and you need a diversion from your idiotic Brexit bulls**t," she wrote.

In another tweet, the also took aim at her home country US and

"And the USA? This toxic coward of a He needs to rally his base? You are selfish and cruel. You have taken the entire world backwards. You are devils and liars and thieves. And you will ROT And WE WILL RISE," Anderson said.

Assange entered the Embassy in June 2012, having lost an appeal against extradition to for questioning on allegations of rape and sexual assault that went up to the Supreme Court.

While the case in has since been dropped, Assange was wanted by for breach of bail and faced arrest the moment he stepped out of the diplomatically immune territory. But once that immunity was lifted, he was taken into custody.

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First Published: Thu, April 11 2019. 17:35 IST