Tuesday 22 May 2018

New judgment of Paris reveals a person, not just a gossip queen

Paris Hilton has been hitting the headlines again, but this time it's for the right reasons, writes Sophie Donaldson

AUTHENTIC: Paris Hilton may not be perfect, but she’ll definitely never be PC
AUTHENTIC: Paris Hilton may not be perfect, but she’ll definitely never be PC
Sophie Donaldson

Sophie Donaldson

I've written about Paris Hilton on three occasions in the past six months - which is three times more than I would have thought necessary in 2017. But as it turns out, this could be her comeback year.

In May, fashion bible W Magazine gave her a lengthy feature and now Marie Claire has followed suit within its esteemed September issue, no less.

The latest piece charts Hilton's reinvention from trashy LA enfant terrible to self-made (well, kind of) mogul. Journalist Irin Carmon accompanied her for part of the promotional tour for her latest perfume, Gold Rush, which is part of a fragrance empire that claims it has grossed more than $2bn worldwide.

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