Promoters Won't Pony Up for Paris to Party
Tough economic times are hitting even the heiresses among us
By Evann Gastaldo,  Newser Staff
Posted May 20, 2009 9:33 AM CDT
Paris Hilton attends the Paris, Not France Cocktail Party at the 3.14 Beach during the 62nd Cannes Film Festival on May 19, 2009 in Cannes, France.   (Getty Images)
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(Newser) – Partying in Cannes last weekend left Paris Hilton feeling, well, worthless. The socialite’s reps asked event coordinators to ante up $100,000 per appearance, but “no one bit,” one promoter told the New York Post. “They aren’t about to pay her. It’s not 2002.” Hilton may have gotten some cash from one club, “but everyone else is running for the hills,” the source said. So she appeared free—the horror!