Paris to PETA: Pig Better Off With Me Than as Bacon

Hilton escalates feud, says she treats 'pets like children'
By Evann Gastaldo,  Newser Staff
Posted Oct 15, 2009 9:52 AM CDT
A random baby pig, and Paris Hilton, are shown in this combination photo.   (Associated Press)
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(Newser) – Paris Hilton is still squealing with excitement over her new miniature piglet—“It’s a girl!” she tells Us—but she’s not pleased with PETA, which called her a “wretched example” for treating her pets “as disposable.” Not true, the heiress says: “I treat my pets like children. I think it's a lot better for the pig to be home with me than be made into bacon.” (Read more Paris Hilton stories.)