Actress Pamela Anderson on Thursday blasted the United Kingdom over the arrest of WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange, calling it "America's bitch."

"How could you UK. ? Of course - you are America’s bitch and you need a diversion from your idiotic Brexit bullshit," she wrote in a tweet, adding that she was "in shock."

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Anderson, who has previously called Assange one of her "favorite people," in a subsequent tweet on Thursday called President TrumpDonald John TrumpHouse Dems demand Barr cancel 'inappropriate' press conference on Mueller report DOJ plans to release 'lightly redacted' version of Mueller report Thursday: WaPo Nadler accuses Barr of 'unprecedented steps' to 'spin' Mueller report MORE a "toxic coward."

"And the USA ? This toxic coward of a President He needs to rally his base? - You are selfish and cruel. You have taken the entire world backwards," she wrote.

Assange, the WikiLeaks founder, was arrested at the Ecuadoran Embassy in London earlier Thursday at the request of U.S. authorities. 

The Department of Justice on Thursday charged Assange with computer hacking in connection to the release of classified government cables from former Army private and intelligence analyst Chelsea Manning.

His organization also published emails from then-Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton's campaign and the Democratic National Committee in 2016.

Anderson, the former star of "Baywatch," said last year that Assange was "misunderstood" and the victim of unfair media coverage.

"He's so misunderstood, especially in Hollywood, and really hated, because of the Clinton monopoly on the media," Anderson told The Hollywood Reporter at the time. 

Anderson referred to Assange as one of her "favorite people" in a 2017 blog post on her website.

"Julian is a human being who is extremely empathetic and cares deeply about the world," Anderson wrote. "And because of his work he has made some powerful enemies in a few countries — America especially by exposing them."