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Paris, New Beau Talk Kids

(Newser) - Paris Hilton and boyfriend Doug Reinhardt are openly discussing having children, In Touch reports. “Paris would make a great mom—she’s my Angel Princess,” says Reinhardt, the former baseball prospect who’s recently dated Hills star Lauren Conrad and actress Amanda Bynes. The heiress herself is also... More »

'Swiss Gigolo' Gets 6 Years in Blackmail Schemes

(Newser) - Helg Sgarbi, the man European media nicknamed “the Swiss Gigolo,” was sentenced to 6 years in prison today after pleading guilty in German court to seducing and conning the BMW heiress who is Germany's richest woman, along with several others. Sgarbi apologized to his victims, none of whom... More »

Gigolo Who Scammed German Women Goes on Trial

Swiss seducer accused of blackmail

(Newser) - A smooth-talking Swiss man accused of bilking Germany's richest woman out of millions will go on trial next week, Der Spiegel reports. Prosecutors say Helg Sgarbi seduced billionaire BMW heiress Susanne Klatten, persuaded her to give him $8 million, and then threatened to send sex tapes of the two of... More »

Paris Slays 'Misconceptions'

Indeed, having a nightclub at home makes life soooo much simpler

(Newser) - Paris Hilton dishes to Esquire about what she’s learned from being, well, Paris Hilton. For starters, she wants everyone to know she’s not a brainless celebutard—“I was up making phone calls at seven in the morning, and I’ll be working until 1 a.m.”... More »

Sunny von Bülow Dies in Coma at 76

Heiress' husband accused twice of trying to kill her

(Newser) - Sunny von Bülow, the heiress whose second husband was twice accused of trying to kill her, died today after lying in a coma for nearly 28 years, the New York Times reports. Von Bülow’s first marriage to an Austrian playboy prince ended in divorce, and she became... More »

Paris' New Label? Paris

Heiress will use independent label

(Newser) - Paris Hilton's long-awaited(!?) album has found a label at last—her own Heiress Records, reports the Daily Mirror. The celebutante says this record is “completely different” from her first, which was “very hip-hop."  "I was really inspired by Kylie Minogue," says Hilton. "... More »

$30M Mansion Sinks Hearst Heiress

Spendthift widow overspent on lavish home, lifestyle

(Newser) - Even America's wealthy can live beyond their means, and Veronica Hearst—widow of Randy, the son of newspaper mogul William Randolph—outspent her fortune by millions, Vicky Ward writes in Vanity Fair. Her undoing was the July 2000 purchase of a $30 million mansion in Florida once owned by the... More »

France Plotzes as Sarko Jr Weds Jewish Heiress

Nuptials spark anti-Semitic debate

(Newser) - Jean Sarkozy, the 22-year-old son of France's president, married his childhood sweetheart last night in a ceremony so under wraps that guests were informed via text message. A possible reason for the secrecy? His bride, the heiress to a huge electronics company, is Jewish—and the marriage has set off... More »

Few Flock to Be Paris' New Best Friend

NYC casting call for heiress' new reality show nets low turnout

(Newser) - Paris Hilton’s quest for a new best friend is off to a slow start. Casting calls for a show on which she’ll audition new pals aren’t much of a draw: Word is just 40 or 50 turned up at a New York event. And reporters were turned... More »

Paris Sues Hallmark Over Card

Heiress objects to use of her trademarked 'that's hot' catchphrase

(Newser) - Perhaps losing her cool, Paris Hilton is suing Hallmark for swiping her registered 'that's hot' catchphrase and plopping it, along with her face and name, on a greeting card. The heiress is demanding at least $100,000 in damages for the heist without her consent, CNNMoney reports, but Hallmark says... More »

Harry Potter and the Murdered Heiress?

Rumor has JK Rowling writing crime novel

(Newser) - J.K. Rowling has been spotted writing something in an Edinburgh cafe like the one where she penned the first Harry Potter book, and fellow author Ian Rankin says she's moving in on his territory—crime fiction. Rankin admits he hasn't personally talked to Rowling about her next project; it... More »

The 10 Hottest Heiresses

These ten lucky girls have looks and money to burn.

(Newser) -
  1. Paris Hilton, 26. Recently spent some time in the pokey.
  2. Ivanka Trump, 25: A a degree in real estate and a connected dad.
  3. Nicky Hilton, 23:  Her foray into the hotel business proved disastrous.
  4. Julia Louis-Dreyfus, 46:  Seinfeld star doesn't need daddy.
  5. Dylan Lauren, 32:  Ralph's
... More »

The Simple Life in Jail: Bad Food, Fan Mail

'Let the time serve you,' advises celebucon

(Newser) - Still convinced she got a "raw deal," an almost Zen-like Paris Hilton spilled the beans yesterday about her 23-day stretch in stir, where the food "wasn't that tasty" and being strip-searched was the most humiliating experience of her life. Also especially tough: not being able to hug... More »

Paris Blackout Sweeps Mag

Heiress fatigue sets in at Us Weekly

(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... More »

Paris Is Liberated

It's been a great three weeks, though

(Newser) - Our long national nightmare is over; Paris is out of the slammer. The heiress left the Los Angeles County jail in Lynwood just 15 minutes after midnight today—technically completing a three-week stay—and was swarmed by a crowd of waiting photographers enroute to her parents' black SUV. More »

NBC Cancels $1M Deal With Ex-Con Heiress

Network renegs on Paris interview; Walters won't do it for free

(Newser) - Paris Hilton got jilted by NBC yesterday, the New York Post reports. The peacock network reneged on its reported $1-million offer for her first apres-jail interview after executives got cold feet. Then they decided they didn't even want the "Today" show interview for free. And none of the other... More »

Paris Was Right: It's Not Fair!

Numbers show heiress's stint in jail will be longer than 80% of similar offenders

(Newser) - Paris Hilton wasn't just  being a spoiled brat when she cried injustice on being hauled back to jail earlier this week. The weepy celebutante is in fact doing more hard time than most people guilty of crimes like hers, the LA Times reports after  analyzing 1,500 similar cases in... More »

Paris' Slammer Grub Beats Its Bum Rap

It ain't the Hilton, but even California prison food has standards

(Newser) - Cuisine at the LA County Jail may not be fit for an heiress, but meals in the California's penitentiary system are surprisingly appetizing, the Chronicle reports. Paris Hilton has reportedly been turning up her nose at provisions in the poke, although state regulations require chow to be tasty, varied and... More »

Paris Declares She's Got God Intentions

Prison turns heiress towards religion, ABC

(Newser) - Paris Hilton says she's found God and will change her life at the end of her 45-day jail term. Barbara Walters chatted with the heretofore mischievous and materialistic heiress on a collect call from prison, and recapped the conversation on yesterday's View. "I have become much more spiritual,"... More »

Weeping Heiress Sent Back to Cell

'It's not fair!' Paris calls to mom as peeved judge orders lockup

(Newser) - Paris Hilton is back in lockup after a courtroom scene worthy of a daytime soap, with the 26-year-old celebutante led from the room weeping and wailing, "Mom, Mom! It's not right!" Judge Michael Sauer, miffed that the scofflaw heiress had been sprung after just 3 days of a... More »

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