updated 11/29/2007 AT 7:00 AM ET
•originally published 11/29/2007 AT 8:00 AM ET
Pamela Anderson’s life these days is all about Vegas magic shows, tutoring math at her kids’ school and cozy nights at home with new hubby Rick Salomon. But now, she’s talking retirement – saying she’s got “five more years” of show-biz work in her.
“I get offers to do movies and TV all the time. I say no to everything. Drives my agent crazy,” the former Baywatch star – and object of Borat’s affection – tells USA Today.
“But I’m lazy. I don’t want to work. I want to be with my kids. So I just fly in from L.A., do a few days of shows and go back home.”
The children are Brandon, 11, and Dylan, 9, her sons with ex-husband Tommy Lee. And her show, since June, is The Beauty of Magic, in which she shares the bill with Dutch magician Hans Klok – though the curtain is due to fall for good at Las Vegas’s Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino on Dec. 8.
After that, it’s back to fulltime motherhood in Malibu – and mathematics. Anderson steps in at her sons’ school to assist as “Multiplication Mom for the fourth-grade boys,” she says.
As for her professional life, Anderson, 40 (and a British Columbia native), sees herself eventually retiring the blonde-bombshell act. “Five more years and I’ll go back to Canada,” she says. “I’ve got some land. It’ll be time.”
‘Happiest I’ve Ever Been’
Married since October to Rick Salomon, whose photos with her adorn her Vegas dressing room, Anderson tells the newspaper: “I’m the happiest I’ve ever been. We’re good for each other.”
As for their time together, she says, “We’re in every night. Having sex.”
She also plays down any suggestion that the two got hitched in haste. “Nah,” she responds bluntly. “I make all of my decisions in about five minutes.”
In fact, she and Salomon – perhaps best known for his and Paris Hilton’s 2003 sex tape – were acquainted for 15 years. “He knows about all my stuff, and I know all his,” she says. “We’ve always rooted for each other.”
And as for her two ex-husbands, Lee and Kid Rock (who’s not been quiet on the subject of his brief marriage to Anderson), she says: “Look, I wish them all well. I’m moving forward with my life.”