Paris Hilton sentenced to a year in jail after guilty plea – only if she messes up again

I watched Paris Hilton’s live guilty plea on TMZ, (highlights video is here) and while the details that were reported over the weekend about the deal she struck were accurate and there were essentially no surprises, it was still fun watching her squirm. There were moments when I thought the hammer was going to come down on her, as the judge did announce that she would get six months in the Clark County Detention Center for each of her two misdemeanor pleas, but alas those moments were short-lived and the sentence was suspended as long as she stays out of trouble. So she’s not going to jail unless she really messes up.

Paris was wearing a low cut white blouse that showed off her new boobs or overworked pushup bra. (I’m voting new boobs.) She also had on huge false eyelashes and kept blinking and kind of swaying back and forth nervously while her sentence was read. She was respectful and calm and said “yes, your honor” often. She plead guilty to two misdemeanor counts, drug possession and lying to a police officer. As part of her guilty plea she had to admit that she lied and that it was her purse after all and that she was in possession of cocaine.

Paris: “I was in possession as well as telling an officer the bag wasn’t mine, the purse
Judge: “As to the possession, what did you possess?
Paris (said lower): “cocaine
Judge: “As to part two, charging you with obstructing a public officer, a misdemeanor… what did you do… that causes you to plead guilty to that offense?
Paris: “I said that the purse wasn’t mine to the officer, your honor.”

Paris will also have to pay a thousand dollar fine for each offense, or $2,000, and do 200 hours community service as well as enter a substance abuse program. It’s not like Paris is going to do hard labor or even go to a chi chi rehab, though, her attorney said she will be in an “outpatient program” for which they’ll have to show proof to the court and that Paris will “continue to do the kind of charity works she’s been doing.” I guess that means she’ll show up to charity events and count four hours of drinking and partying as community service. I shouldn’t be so bitchy – she’s visited sick kids in the hospital a couple of times I think. She also went to Africa when her then-boyfriend Benji Madden was on tour and handed out bikini photos of herself to kids who had no idea who she was.

The best part was the judge’s admonishment of Paris, and while he wasn’t as harsh as Lindsay’s judge he did make a wisecrack at her expense:
When you break the law here [in Nevada] there are consequences.
I’m going to warn you Miss Hilton you’re now sentenced to one year…
The Clark County Dention center is not the Waldorf Astoria.
If you do violate your probation you’re going to serve time.”

Unlike Lindsay, I think Paris has better odds of avoiding jail this time around. It’s not like she really learned her lesson from the last time though.



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  1. tiki says:

    with paris and lindsay practically indistinguishable at this point, it’s time to give them a celebrity couple name. pandsay? loton?

  2. this is disappointing news. She should serve jail time.

  3. Captaine says:

    She’ll fuck up again, and get handled with teddy bear mittens…again.

    Water is wet.

  4. No Sensei says:

    She’s beyond entitled, but to her credit, she hadn’t written F-U on her fingernails…

  5. guilty pleasures says:

    Hmmm, how does the American legal system work? Is there no connection between an offense committed in one State and another?
    She already did time for DUI, and that was because it wasn’t the first offense, n’est pas?
    Either CB or Michael K said that if you are going to be a felon, be rich and white…
    Sad, sick, pathetic human being.
    For her community service they should make her spend some time in a maternity ward with crack babies, drive home the contribution she is making to the massive drug problem.
    ‘Chippers’ are a mainstay of the Cartel’s business.

  6. Rita says:

    Since this is a Nevada State and/or Clark County issue, I wonder what happens if she’s busted in LA. It seems all she has to do is stay clean in Clark County. She can get busted in hundreds of other local jurisdictions, all with probabtion, before the party really crashes.

  7. danielle says:

    Sensei – I was thinking the same thing. Horrible as it seems, at this point Paris actually seems marginally smarter than Lohan – at least she listens to her attorneys.

  8. Obvious says:

    I think it depends if the next offense is a felony. if so then it counts everywhere, but i’m not sure state to state misdemeanors…

  9. OtherChris says:

    At this point she could basically murder your grandma and they’d just give her probation. And don’t think that homely heifer doesn’t know it.

  10. Anne says:

    I just call them both parasites.

  11. Ruby Red Lips says:

    “She also went to Africa when her then-boyfriend Benji Madden was on tour and handed out bikini photos of herself to kids who had no idea who she was.”

    So funny!! Made my pm

    So evil but I really hope she f’s up so she does do tiem, its about time a ‘celeb’ was actually imrisoned like the rest of us would be

  12. gg says:

    LOL @ tiki!

  13. smith says:

    @tiki – HiLo?

  14. wunderkindt says:

    Two vastly different legal systems at work in the United States: One for the rich/famous morons, and one for the rest of the normal hardworking population.

    Inevitably Paris will be in trouble again and yet once again, get treated like a VIP by the judge!

    Justice not done.

  15. tiki says:

    @smith, love it! hilo–;-D

  16. Cam says:

    @Smith @tiki
    Yeah! HiLo has my vote.

  17. Sumodo1 says:


  18. Linda says:

    Boy, I sure didn’t know you could get probation for being in possession of cocaine!! Not everybody is so lucky.

  19. mln says:

    @ guilty pleasures: I think her Drunk Driving may not have been felony only a misdemeanor (or if it was she probably had it expunged) so it wouldn’t go on her permanent record or wrap sheet and therefore would not be considered in this case(another misdemeanor)Especially since this wasn’t another DUI . But yes it does help to be rich, white and famous in America especially in LA.

  20. GreenGinger says:

    The purse was actually hers?!? Did not see that one coming.

  21. Chris says:

    She’s the woman they couldn’t root, shoot or electrocute. I loved the way she sauntered out of the courtroom.

  22. kate says:

    These Hiltons are the worst kind of parasites, no pun intended. They buy their way out of trouble, making a mockery of the justice system.

  23. Jazz says:

    “Paris Hilton sentenced to a year in jail” – I read that headline and for a second got all excited. What disappointment that she’s only getting a slap on the wrist yet again. What do we have to do to get this walking crabs infested V.D. locked up?!

  24. DeE says:

    I bet had it been me, they would have thrown my black butt in jail even without any previous arrests. Oh….but everyone screams that money and then race aren’t part of the equation anymore. Sorry world, I without money and without the “right” color would absolutely be treated differently. IT IS AN UNFORTUNATE FACT!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  25. Maren says:

    I´m not american, so I guess I better make sure to be rich, white, and famous before I come over.
    Sick legal system. Honestly!
    And Paris is actually hilarious:
    She still thinks she´s got us all in her pocket with the “pigtail I´m just a little girl fuck”- attitude.
    All of us know that she is not that blonde american princess she wished to be.
    By now we´re all aware that she is going hard on 30 still not growing a clue, because she´s just a vapid, cracked out, mean person who doesnt have one real friend in the world.

  26. lyn says:

    have any of you guys seen the TV show “Locked Up Abroad” on NatGeo? It’s a show where drug smugglers are thrown into the nastiest jails for years. Somehow, I don’t think she’ll be on that show cuz she’ll never live w/ the consequences.