25 June 2007
Paris Hilton hiatus
Authorities in California have confirmed the release date for Paris Hilton. After
serving 24 days in the jail, the social butterfly is set to leave jail on Tuesday,
The 26-year-old hotel heiress was originally sentenced to 45 days in jail for driving with a suspended license while on probation. She started with her sentence on 3 June, but crowded jail conditions and her good behaviour got her the much needed relief.
Earlier this month she was briefly freed on medical grounds but the court sent her back to jail, and told she would have to serve her full sentence.
Los Angeles County Sheriff Lee Baca, who ordered Paris’ release, had different opinion. He wanted Paris to complete her sentence at home as he felt she was being turned into a ‘criminal justice football’. But Baca’s treatment is questioned by opponents who feel that Paris was given preferential treatment because of her social status.
Life has changed quite a bit for Paris Hilton, who is all set to be released from the jail soon. The 26 year old hotel heiress feels that her “gratitude” has increased manifolds since she has started serving the rigorous jail sentence in the special-needs unit of the Century Regional Detention Facility in Lynwood.
Miss Hilton sounded extraordinarily humble when she said that she is even grateful to have the most basic of needs like those of food and bedding fulfilled. The socialite also revealed that life behind bars was tough and she felt emotionally touched.
In the interview Paris was quoted saying, I am behind glass and I want to give my dad a big hug and they won’t even let me do that. I’m not a criminal, I’m not dangerous. ... It’s hard but I’m stronger every day.
The social butterfly who once used to emblazon the party pages of almost all famous glossies feels that her fame has been misused by media, which she thinks has poked fun of her and thoroughly used her social status.
Looks like Paris Hilton is making real good use of her time at the jail…
she is doing something that she never did before in her life……… Retrospect!