Kristin Bauer Praises True Blood

October 27, 2010 by  

Kristin Discusses Pam’s Future and Possible Love Life

While it was Anna Paquin who won best horror actress at the 2010 Scream Awards, Kristin Bauer van Straten was dazzling the red carpet with her big smile and high praises for the best horror television show of 2010: True Blood. Kristin is known as Eric Northman’s side kick and right hand vampire Pam Ravenscroft. She’s become a fan favorite and everyone let out a sigh of relief when she was saved from a cement prison during the season finale. Kristin discussed what it’s like to play on such a hit show and what Pam looks for in a lesbian lover.

While Pam does, in the Charlaine Harris Sookie Stackhouse series, have a girlfriend, it seems that on the show she’s simply dating and not looking to settle down. However, Kristin believes it would be fun to see Pam in a relationship and what she’d be like. Every fan wants to see Pam a little clumsy and nervous around someone she really likes.

Gay Friendly True Blood

When asked about the honor of being named the most gay friendly program on TV by GLAAD, Kristin couldn’t be happier. She noted,

“Isn’t that great? I love being part of it and I think entertainment and art has a huge opportunity and responsibility to open up horizons and maybe address issues in a way that is less confrontive but opens a door to conversation. People probably didn’t think they could relate to people that are different are finding themselves relating, which I think is really neat. I think vampires are a wonderful metaphor in so many ways. In art, you can do things that you can’t do politically.”

When a show can mix vampires and social awareness in one hour, it has to be good. Add a sexy woman like Kristin Bauer with a killer wit and fans will be begging for more!

Source: afterellen.com — Kristin Bauer talks “True Blood,” Anna Paquin and Kristen Stewart win at the Scream Awards

(Photo Credit: afterellen.com)

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  • AmaZen

    Actually, on the show it’s Pam de Beaufort. She’s a killer character & I was so glad to see her become a regular character! Yay Pam!

    • It’s her real name, but the character still goes by Pam Ravenscroft, I believe. I think that was a choice on her part and another way for her to separate her vampire life from her human life.

      So though her legal name is Pam de Beaufort, she herself most likely prefers Ravenscroft.

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  • roman

    I love this girl, she’s one of the main reasons I watch True Blood. If it weren’t for characters like Pam, Jessica, or Eric, I would not be watching. I really hope we see alot more of her next year as I felt she was heavily underused along with Jessica.