Pamela Bach Finds Light at End of Tunnel
July 26, 2006

One of Hollywood's dirtiest divorce wars has officially come to a sad close, as the painful split between David Hasselhoff and Pamela Bach became final.

Pamela sat down with "Extra's" Jerry Penacoli and opened up for the first time about the sudden collapse of her 16-year marriage.

 "Sometimes you're not gonna get the why," Pamela said. "I tried to manage something that was unmanageable. I thought, ‘Why do I have to live my life like that?' Because I loved him."

Pamela chose to take the high road and did not talk about the dirty details of her divorce.  But she did open up about how she is moving on and what comes next.  

"I feel when you're in a dark tunnel you need to find light," Pamela said simply.

To find the light, Pamela is embarking on a solo act, one that finds her front and center with a singing career and a first album, appropriately titled "Transitions," due out in August.

"Getting this out has been therapeutic," Pamela said. "You do find out what you're made of when you're pushed against a wall."

Bach also had an uplifting update about her and David's near fatal motorcycle crash in 2003. Doctors said at the time that Pamela would never walk or run again. But Bach told us, "I am running, but not so fast. But I am running."

She's also running into more success, with a planned TV show and two movies in the works. 

The light is also shinning brightly on Pamela's family. In addition to her two children with David, Pamela is also now a foster mom to two kids from Israel.

"I always have purpose with my girls and now with these little ones," she said. "We don't know how long I'm gonna be blessed to have them around me, but it's putting sunshine around me too."

As for future love, Pamela isn't ruling it out. "I'm a love bug," she said.


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