‘I feel responsible … I helped create a monster’: Paris Hilton admits guilt for social media-obsessed children after claiming she and Britney Spears invented the selfie
He claims to have invented the selfie with his ex-best friend Britney Spears 14 years ago.
And Paris Hilton, 39, largely considered the original influencer, who boasts 12.7 million followers on Instagram, said she felt guilty about how teens are so obsessed with social media today in her new YouTube documentary. , This Is Paris.
She was asked by the interviewer: ‘You feel responsible for this. I mean, many have said that you are the architect of all this.
Paris stopped and looked down before replying: “I feel responsible”.
‘I feel responsible … I helped create a monster’: Paris Hilton admits she feels guilty about social media obsessed girls in her new YouTube docu This Is Paris
Iconic: In 2017, Paris claimed that she and Britney Spears invented the “ selfie ” and while Paris changed the face of the “ modern celebrity ” to be famous for being famous, this claim has been disputed.
Paris is said to have changed the face of modern celebrity by becoming “famous for being famous,” with former fashion designer Kim Kardashian, 39, admitting that he learned everything he knows about fame from her.
Speaking about how she feels ‘responsible’ for the rise of social media, Paris said in her docu that she herself was shocked by how much of her life she devotes to it.
‘When all those hours add up … they are literally like years of your life spent just looking at a phone. It’s just so far, “he said.
And speaking of her guilt, she said: ‘Now I see the girls who are nine, ten years old … they’re trying to get the perfect selfie, they’re putting in filters, they can’t even look at themselves on the phone without putting in a filter.
Protegee: Kim Kardashian, who was the Paris stylist, said she learned everything she knows about fame from Paris (pictured together in 2006)
“I can’t even imagine being a 13-year-old girl today,” she explained before admitting she feels responsible.
“Everyone says I’m the original influencer, but sometimes I feel like I’ve helped create a monster.”
Paris has admitted that she spends around 16 hours a day on social media while connecting with her fans.
Important question: Paris was asked if she felt guilty for encouraging a generation of girls to copy her on social media
She also said that she feels closer to some of them than her own friends, calling them Hiltonites, because they care so much about her and admitting that she distrusts many people in her life.
In November 2017, Paris shared a couple of photos of herself with Britney that were taken in 2006.
He captioned them: “11 years ago today, Britney and I invented the selfie!”
And when her title claim was disputed by some, Paris simply tweeted: “Jealousy is a disease get well soon …..”
She said: ‘Now I see the little girls … they’re trying to get the perfect selfie, they’re putting in filters, they can’t even look at themselves in the phone without putting in a filter’
He also said, “Everyone says I’m the original influencer, but sometimes I feel like I’ve helped create a monster.”