Paris Blackout Sweeps Mag

Heiress fatigue sets in at Us Weekly
By Dustin Lushing,  Newser Staff
Posted Jun 27, 2007 4:29 AM CDT
Paris Blackout Sweeps Mag
Paris Hilton escorted by Los Angeles County Sheriff deputies reacts as she walks out of the Angeles County Sheriff Department's Century Regional Detention Facility in Lynwood, Calif., with her lawyer lawyer, Richard Hutton, second left, Tuesday June 26, 2007. Paris Hilton has been released from jail...   (Associated Press)

(Newser) – It may be spring time for Paris but one of the nation's top pop culture rags won't be participating in the media frenzy. Just as the scofflaw celebutante ends her well-publicized stint in jail this week, Us Weekly is bowing out of the competition—not only eschewing the predictable cover story, but and expunging all mention of the heiress from its coming issue, the AP reports.

"The staff and I felt what I believe a lot of people in America are feeling. Which is just enormous Paris fatigue," noted editor-in-chief Janice Min. "I don't think we even mention the city of Paris." Adorning this week's cover will be the daughter of Tom Crusie and Katie Holmes, and inside—more Hollywood babes. (Read more Paris Hilton stories.)

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