Conrad Hilton

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Conrad Hilton's Plane Tantrum: Calls Fliers 'Peasants'

And he could get up to 20 years in prison for it

(Newser) - We haven't heard much about Paris Hilton lately, but fear not: little brother Conrad Hilton is here to misbehave in her place. The 20-year-old surrendered to the FBI yesterday over charges that he assaulted and intimidated flight attendants on a British Airways flight from London to LA in July.... More »

16 Celeb Marriages That Lasted Less Than a Year

Kim and Kris were married an age, compared to some of these

(Newser) - Even by Hollywood standards, these marriages rounded up by the Huffington Post were spectacularly short-lived. Lasting anywhere from 55 hours to 10 months, all 16 of the unions were up before a year was out. Check out a sampling in the gallery, or click for the complete list . More »

Restored Jailhouses Rock as Trendy Hotel Destinations

Old schools, factories get facelifts too as hoteliers aim to attract upscale crowd

(Newser) - Taking aim at travelers who want more than just Wi-Fi or a pool, hoteliers are converting former prisons, schools, factories, and other odd sites into luxury hotels, Portfolio reports. Younger guests who travel for leisure are demanding distinctive experiences, and the unusual locations help hotels market their rooms in a... More »

Paris Burned: Hilton Billions Pledged to Charity

Grandpa Hilton pledges $2.3 billion to charity

(Newser) - The woman who made "hotel heiress" synonymous with sex tapes and partying won't be inheriting the hotel fortune: Paris Hilton's 80-year-old grandfather, hotel magnate Barron Hilton, will give 97% of his $2.3 billion fortune to the Conrad Hilton Foundation, reports the Los Angeles Times. In doing so, Barron... More »

Hilton Grandpa Empties Paris' Purse

Jailbird loses 'heir' in 'heirhead,' kisses $60M goodbye: report

(Newser) - Paris Hilton's grandfather, the only family member still bankrolled by the hotel chain, has reportedly put the kibosh on her $60 million inheritance, the Daily Telegraph of Australia says. Long red-faced over his granddaughter’s antics, 79-year-old Barron Hilton was sent over the top by her recent jail sentence and... More »

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