With the release of her memoir, Paris: The Memoir, Paris Hilton is sharing with curious fans her parents' "emotional" reaction to it.
Paris Hilton Shares Her Parents’ Reaction To 'Paris: The Memoir,' Where She Admitted Her 8th Grade Teacher Groomed Her
Paris Hilton Opens Up About Her Parents' Reaction to Her Latest Work
During her appearance on Watch What Happens Live with Andy Cohen, Hilton revealed that her parents were overcome with emotion upon reading her work.
Shocking Details of Abuse at School
In her latest memoir, the DJ delves deeper into the details of the abuse she allegedly endured at the Provo Canyon School in Utah.
Middle School Teacher's Grooming
Hilton admitted that her middle school teacher subjected her to grooming.
“I talk about things I’ve never told anyone. It was definitely really hard for my parents to read,” Hilton said to Cohen.
Emotional Journey to Make a Difference
“It’s been very emotional. But I’m so, just proud to tell my story and to have made such a difference in the troubled teen industry,” the new mother continued.
Documentary Exposes Alleged Abuse in Utah School
Hilton launched an exclusive documentary in 2020 on YouTube titled This Is Paris, which shared further details regarding the alleged abuse she experienced during her time at the Utah school.
Loss of Trust After Abuse
“It made me not trust anyone, not even my own family,” Hilton said about the alleged abuse.
Journey to Healing
Hilton admitted to struggling with "fear," "anxiety," and "trust issues," after the incident, and she has incorporated the #BreakingCodeSilence hashtag into some of her social media statements.
From Victim to Advocate
A year had passed when she embarked on a journey to Capitol Hill to advocate for a bill of rights aimed at protecting children in congregate care facilities, similar to the one she was previously a part of.
Advocating for Children's Safety and Well-being
Hilton stated during a press conference reported by The Post:
“Imagine if it was your child who was suffering abuse, neglect or death in the name of treatment, wouldn’t you do everything in your power to protect them.”
Paris Hilton's Advocacy for Sexual Abuse Survivors
Hilton is well-known for being a supporter of survivors of sexual abuse and females of all ages.
The Wait is Over
March 14th, 2023 marked the joyous release of the year's most highly-anticipated celebrity memoir, Paris: The Memoir.
Memoir Reveals Struggles With ADHD, Abuse, and Privilege
Paris: The Memoir will cover her struggles with undiagnosed ADHD, privileged youth, and experiences with sexual abuse at wilderness camps and boarding schools.
Journey to Finding Purpose and Peace
The memoir will also follow the star's adulthood journey to finding purpose and peace in life.
A Story of Fame, Fortune, and the Journey to Self-Discovery
The press release of the memoir reads:
"Recounting her perilous journey through pre-#METOO sexual politics with grace, dignity, and just the right amount of sass, 'PARIS: The Memoir' tracks the evolution of celebrity culture through the story of the figure at its leading edge, full of defining moments and marquee names."
Challenging the Status Quo and Inspiring Change
The most important part of the memoir, according to the press release, is Paris Hilton showing everyone her path to peace as she challenges them to question their role in her life story and in their own ones.
Memoir Launch and the Miracle of Motherhood
Hilton's memoir launch follows the recent announcement of the arrival of her first child, Pheonix Barron, born via surrogate with her husband, Carter Reum.
Paris Hilton's Motherhood Confession
During her March 2023 cover story interview with Harper's Bazaar, Hilton admitted to keeping the baby a secret from members of her family, only disclosing his birth upon his arrival.
The Joy of a Private Motherhood Experience
“My entire life has been so public,” Hilton said, continuing, “I’ve never had anything for myself. We decided that we wanted to have this whole experience to ourselves.”