So… Paris Hilton said a thing.
The early-2000s-‘It Girl’-turned-celebrity-perfume-maker was in Sydney this week to launch her new fragrance, Rose Rush, for Chemist Warehouse.
At the launch she was asked her opinion on the current climate in Hollywood and the slew of sexual harassment and assault allegations that have come to light over the past couple of months.
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“Of course it’s Hollywood, I think everyone has experienced it,” she said.
“I think it is amazing how many women are coming together and making such a huge difference. I think it’s going to stop now because people are going to be too scared to be like that.”
When asked if she had any personal experience Hilton, well, she said this: “I am such a strong woman, no one could ever take advantage of me. Girl power.”
Um… no. That’s not how it works, Paris.
To make matters even more confusing, Hilton herself was once allegedly harassed by Harvey Weinstein.
According to Page Six, Weinstein made a pass at Hilton in the bathroom of the amfAR Gala near Cannes, France in 2001. Hilton was just 20 years old at the time.
“He was pushing the door of the stall Paris was inside, demanding she open the door, saying he ‘needed to talk to her’. She didn’t open the door. A male event worker had seen Harvey follow Paris into the ladies’ and alerted a security guard, who went into the bathroom and ordered Harvey to leave the women’s bathroom,” a witness told the publication.
When she was asked about the incident, Hilton responded that she does not recall it.
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