“I really believe in him and think he”s a good person, I am concerned about his health, his family and I just hope that by some miracle he”s set free.”
Twitter was awash with speculation Anderson had poisoned her host with the Pret a Manger meal she had brought him.
Online commentators had clearly taken her words rather seriously.
Blogger Roosh V tweeted: “If [Assange”s] is dead, I”d have that food tested.”
It is not the first time Anderson has visited Assange in the embassy where he is living since being accused of rape and sexual assault in Sweden.
He denies all charges against him.
It is not the first time Anderson has visited Assange at the Ecuadorian embassy.
In 2014 Anderson, whose role as CJ Parker in Baywatch won her fans across the world, sought advice of Assange about the launch of her charity foundation.