Paris Hilton vows to prove jail has changed her

Celebrity hotel heiress Paris Hilton has vowed to prove critics wrong and show she is a changed person after serving three weeks in jail for violating probation in a drunken-driving case.

"I'm a good person. I'm a compassionate person. I have a big heart. I'm sincere, and they'll see," Hilton told People magazine in her first comments since being released Tuesday from a Los Angeles jail.

Hilton also spoke about why she was briefly released to home detention after just three days in jail--a move swiftly overruled by a judge after a public uproar over whether she was given special treatment.

"I was basically in the fetal position, basically in hysterics...and having severe anxiety and panic attacks," said the 26-year-old multimillionaire in excerpts of the People interview released Wednesday.

On Tuesday, Los Angeles County Sheriff Lee Baca raised the issue of suicide--although stopped short of saying Hilton had been in danger of harming herself--when he explained to the county Board of Supervisors why he had placed Hilton under house detention.

Hilton, who spoke to People at her grandfather's Bel Air mansion after her blonde hair extensions had been replaced, said that she spent time in jail reading the Bible and praying to God for strength.

"There was a nun who works at the jail for all the ladies, and she would come every day and we would pray," said Hilton.

"All of the inmates were very supportive. There were girls next to me," she said. "We could talk through the vents and they were just really sweet."

During her first week in jail Hilton called television journalist Barbara Walters and pledged to change her party-going ways and give new meaning to her life by pursuing charity work, saying God has given her a new chance.

The incarceration of the young socialite and actress, who lampooned her own persona as a clueless child of privilege on the reality TV show The Simple Life, ignited a worldwide media frenzy and debate about celebrity justice.

The saga hit a crescendo when Hilton was placed briefly under house detention, sparking an uproar over what many saw as preferential treatment. A Los Angeles Times analysis, however, found her sentence far exceeded those served by most inmates for similar offenses.

Hilton is also due to appear on CNN's Larry King Live Wednesday night, but--wary of growing reader fatigue with the socialite--People magazine's rival US Weekly has vowed to keep its next edition completely free of any Hilton stories.

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This new video that was just recently released sums up Paris's whole essence http://minimovie.com/film-128313-Lost%20Screen%20Tests:%20Paris%20Hilton
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i hate people like that.
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People change .... give her another chance, I think if it was you, you would like to have a second chance. Keep on moving on Paris :)



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The only change Paris will make is instead of going out for the party, she will have it come to her place.
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Why are we giving her our precious time. Wait, I better bust out my "Simple Life" collection...
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A few weeks in jail doesn't change anyone (it takes years to do that). Sorry, I don't believe anything she says. Just acting stupid on the Simple Life? I hope no one's naive enough to believe that.
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Paris Hilton is a spoilt dumb slut who does nothing and she thinks she's top sh*t for it i hope she goes back to jail and stays there or even better throw her out on the streets by herself all alone see how long she lasts
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I'll believe when I see it!
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I bet she's lying. She always does. :lol:
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Paris needs to move out of the way. For serious news like Iraq, homelessness, education, etc.
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I was in jail for 4 mounths and I didn't do a thing to deserv that. Some cops stopped me when I was on my way home one night, they checked my pockets and found some matches. I went home and next morning some cops waked me up. They destroyed things for like 80000SKR (1333$) when they where looking for something they never found. However they booked me for arson as the only suspect. I was waiting trial in jail because in sweden you are not allowed to talk to people before your trail or read news papers watch tv ect. I was totaly isolated for 4 mounth. My mother thought I was dead because you don't have the right to one phone call, the thing is here in sweden you don't have any rights what so ever. They can lett you out if you confess and I tried do it several times but I didn't know enough about the crime, they didn't lett me read any news papers so the only things I knew was the things they told me. I begged them to show me the pappers and I would confess, I even tried to tell them that I was drunk and I didn't remember. I tried to kill myself 3 times during those 4 mounths. I tried to cut my vains with my teeth. I didn't eat anything for a week but it took to mutch time to die this way so I stopped drinking aswell but when I was unconscious they gave me an avi-drop. It was impossible to kill myself they stripped me naked after the first try, it was very cold lying naked on a stone flor.



However they cought the real guy after 3 mounths and it took them another mounth to make sure I had no conection to him. I have never been imprisoned before but I would have prefered if they had shoot me on sight, so next time I will try to take their gun or something so they can do that. However nowdays I leave my home maybee once a week. I am to afraid to run into any cops so I don't ever leave my home for more than 20-30 minutes. This happened almost 10 years ago and they F...ed up my head. I was claustrofobic but they cured me forcing me beeing in that little cell without any rights what so ever I couldn't take drugs or even kill myself.



They didn't say they were sorry when they knew I was innocente. However the copps that stopped me that night had to know I was innocente because they lied almost about everything and if they didn't caught the other guy I am sure they would send me to jail for many years. And in sweden there are never jury trails and your better of with a used cars salesman than a publik defender. The whole swedish system is a joke but it is ok if your guilty because you only get 5-10 for a murder. I belive it is because 2 out of 3 people sentenced are innocent. That is why they dont give away 25-life. But maybee sometimes when it is obvious your guilty to murder or a spy you get life. However when your have a trail your F...ed, in sweden your guilty until you can prove your innocence and they make it impossible for you to contact the outside world. I asked my lawyer to tell my mother where I was, he told me he could lose his job doing that. However the state provide you a totaly useless lawyer and you still have to pay for him, the lawyers costs the same if you have your own lawyer or the state provide you one, your better of without but they force you just to make it look civilised.......I love USA, they can have guns to deffend themselves and they have a fair law system, at least you have a chance when your innocent. In Sweden your F..ed just because you exist
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It's unlikely any of you have seen it but there was a short-lived syndicated show on a few years back simpily entitled "Celebrity Justice". I watched this show alot and we need it now. Paris Hilton, Whitney Houston/Bobby Brown and of course Anna Nicole. But back to Paris, I watched her Larry King interview and I don't know how "changed" she is. She'll tone it down for a couple months, which is smart. Let's see the drunk-driving booze-hound she'll be in a year. She couldn't name a bible piece. Come on, that's pathetic. I don't read the bible ever but I still know like John 3:16 and stuff. Let's just see where she is a year from now. Then we'll know.
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Yeah Right!?! Dream on....
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Paris Hilton is way overrated now. I am so sick of hearing every day about her. I used to be one of those people who liked her, and at first I thought she was treated unfairly, but now I am very glad she went to Jail, and I hope she woul´ve stayed there the whole time she was required.
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She''s trying her best !!
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She needs to understand that the world doesn't revolve around her.
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((Pray to god))?!! Pleaaaaaase..she is a porno star!!
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i doubt it
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I heard it mentioned on "So you think you can dance" by one of the judges how unfairly she had been treated by the judicial system and at that point I realized that this must be how most of the celebrities feel if not all of them; that they are above the law. Paris broke probation, she broke the law. What part of that does celebrities not understand. And then to be such a drama queen while she is locked up; wake up girl this is reality that you seem to believe you can just pay off. I hope she has changed, for her own good because I for one am so tired of seeing her smug mug everywhere I look. There is so much more important news in this world then her spoiled antics.
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I think she needs a little dash of reality and learn what goes on in the real world.
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Too much attention is being given to her. Is it because she is celebrity? Need I ask? Let us wait and see what she does in the future after the emotional trauma wears off.At present there is much ado about nothing.
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I cant believe how she make everything turn to herself...
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She got off lucky. Regular people are in jail longer for breaking probation. She really doesn't know what it's like. Plus, no regular person would get that much publicity as she did when she got put in jail.
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who even cares?
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Fetal position, hysterics and panic attacks from sitting in a COUNTY JAIL? Give me a break. And, what, exactly will she change into? The lion from the Wizard of Oz?
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Like anyone would believe she means it :roll:
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who even cares?
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HA! Like thats gonna happen!
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There was this one reporter named Mika Brazinski from MSNBC who refused to read anything Paris as she threw the paper that she was going to read away. That Mika has common sense I'll tell you that right off the bat. The clips are on MSNBC btw!
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Paris will never change but everyone should just leave her alone,it's not her fault shes naturally stupid !! Just get a life and leave her alone !!



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Please stop talking about this woman. I wish she would just go away.
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Who believes a word from her mouth?
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Love Paris. I'm sure she can do this if she puts her mind to it.
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I don't think that anyone would really know what it feels like until they are actually in jail. Am I saying that she is a bright bulb...no, but I think people have so much hatred for her because they are jealous.
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This entire article is hysterical from the "I'm a good person. I'm a compassionate person. I have a big heart. I'm sincere, and they'll see" to the "All of the inmates were very supportive. There were girls next to me," she said. "We could talk through the vents and they were just really sweet." If Paris changes, maybe I can get revirginated. Paris is not a good person, she is a selfish brat and as far as her "vent conversations", I'd love to hear the tape on that.
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Paris Hilton vows to prove jail has changed her...hmmm. Now that makes me feel safe! And like she says, she's just like the rest of us. WHATEVER!
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Once a skank always a skank.
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ya I bet and WHO cares lol
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WHO THE F CARE ABOUT A DUMB ASS
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seriously, if anyone thinks she's ACTUALLY going to change and become some kind of humanitarian, you are clearly psychotic and should seek professional help.
Just give it about a week. MAYBE two. She'll be the same ol', dumb bimbo, party drunk girl, yippie-dog carrying, "That's Hot", useless, do-nothing slut Paris Hilton.
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I really doubt she'll change. You can put a fiddler in a tuxedo, but he's still going to play the same old tune
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let's wait a couple of months and see if she really learned something...but I really doubt it
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I was kind of hoping prison would change her. She could get a buzz cut, some prison tatts, change her name to "Duke" and start pumping iron. Oh, well.
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think she will feel the same way in a few days after she gets back to her party life? no way!
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I am really tired of seeing news about Paris Hilton! There's so much more that could be covered other than the little rich girl's antics, it's sickening! Who cares! As far s I'm concerned it's all "evasive offense" to keep the lemmings occupied from seeing and doing something about the real issues plaguing this country.
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who knows, I guess will wait and see.
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You know what's bizarre? The Learning Annex wants her to teach a course about how to succeed in business. "Well, first you get born into a billionaire family . . ."
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Paris will change for about two weeks.
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Doubt that she will change. Really would surprise me!
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And I'm Michael Jackson and Madonna's love child.
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