Paris Hilton may be known as a party girl, but she's actually a hard worker too. It may sound hard to swallow (no pun intended), but Paris spends countless hours a week helping build her brand and doing promotional tours for products.
So when the investors behind her 2006 movie Pledge This took her to court and claimed she didn't do enough promo work for them, she went in to defend herself.
"Any chance I got, any red carpet, any press, if I was doing something for another product ... I would just bring it up, 'Oh, my new sorority film, it's going to be sexy, it's going to be really hot girls' — like I really, you know, did my best," said Hilton, 28.
Investors are blaming Paris for the movie being such a flop, and want her to pay up to make up for it.
Worldwide Entertainment Group. Receiver Michael Goldberg claims her failure to plug the movie's DVD release cost the investor more than $8.3 million, which is the amount of damages he seeks.
They never once stopped to think that just about every movie she's ever been in has been a flop? She can promote the movie until she's blue in the face, but that's still not going to get people into the theaters to watch it.
A trial is scheduled to begin by June 8.