Paris Hilton has simply bought a memoir to the identical writer as Jessica Simpson’s latest best-seller — HarperCollins imprint Dey Street Books — Page Six has realized.
Simpson’s e-book got here out in March, and was a No. 1 best-seller.
Hilton shopped the memoir by way of lit agent Albert Lee at UTA, and the upcoming publication was acquired by Dey Street’s editorial director Carrie Thornton. Dey Street describes Hilton’s memoir as “both searingly honest and deeply personal,” and provides, “Hilton will share the real Paris Hilton as her celebrity persona evolved.”
A publishing insider informed us when the e-book was being shopped that it might attempt to capitalize on “the success of Jessica Simpson’s book, and nostalgia for early 2000s-era pop culture.”
Hilton beforehand put out a more fluffy 2004 book, “Confessions of an Heiress: A Tongue-in-Chic Peek Behind the Pose.”
That publication, penned in her early 20s, included ideas on style, romantic recommendation, her relationship with sister Nicky, and superstar suggestions that included “Never have only one cell phone.” She mused of sporting tiaras on the time: “Trust me, people act differently… when you’ve got jewelry on your head.”
Now at 40, Hilton has gone from notorious “it” woman, mannequin, actuality TV star and DJ to lately engaged podcast host. She and enterprise capitalist Carter Reum, 40, got engaged earlier this year, and Hilton told Vogue, “I am excited about this next chapter and having such a supportive partner… Our relationship is one of equals. We make each other better people. He was absolutely worth the wait!”
The “This Is Paris” podcast host was beforehand engaged to Chris Zylka, however they called off their engagement in 2018.
The writer didn’t reveal the title of the e-book, or a launch date. But, like Simpson’s hit e-book, Hilton actually might reveal behind-the-scenes particulars of some notorious incidents, relationships, and popular culture touchstone moments.
In April, the lodge heiress opened up about her notorious intercourse tape episode, saying it left her with “PTSD.”
“That will always be something that will hurt me for the rest of my life,” she stated throughout a Vanity Fair digital chat for charity. “It’s always there in the back of my mind. When it happened, people were so mean about it to me. The way that I was spoken about on nightly talk shows and the media, to see things with my family was just heartbreaking. I would be in tears every single day, I didn’t want to leave my house, I felt like my life was over.”
The tape was launched by Hilton’s ex-boyfriend, Rick Salomon in 2004. Called “1 Night in Paris,” it confirmed footage of the pair having intercourse in 2001, and precipitated a media storm.
Meantime, comic Sarah Silverman apologized in March to Hilton for a vicious 2007 awards show joke at her expense. Of the apology, Hilton stated on her podcast, “She was so genuine and so sweet and it really moved me.” She stated that on the time of the barb —which was made on the identical day she was set to flip herself into jail over driving violations: “It was so painful, especially with what I was going through in my life, to then have people be so mean about it. It was really hard.”
Silverman’s joke included the strains: “I heard that to make [Hilton] feel comfortable in prison, the guards are going to paint the bars to look like penises… I just worry that she’s gonna break her teeth on those things.”
Hilton was additionally BFFs within the early aughts with Kim Kardashian, who lately reunited with Hilton for her for Skims velour assortment marketing campaign.
She has additionally made headlines for campaigning to have Provo Canyon School — the so-called emotional growth school that she attended in 1999 — shut down.
More lately, Hilton has stated that she is keen to begin a household.
Dey Street has additionally put out “This Is What America Looks Like” by Ilhan Omar.