At this point, Paris Hilton stays relatively under the radar. You probably do know her best as the socialite who's career really took off after a sex tape of her and boyfriend Rick Salomon was released. In a new interview with the "Telegraph," Hilton says over the years, she's developed a thick skin about the whole thing.
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"If people want to be mean, that's their problem," she said. "It used to be really hurtful. I would call and cry to my mom all the time but now I just laugh." "So many people have bad intentions, so many girls want to hang out to be someone," she continued. "I weed those people out of my life. I call them hungry tigers." Despite being able to let the haters roll off her shoulders, she still still isn't completely over the betrayal of her ex-boyfriend, and she doesn't think she ever will be. "It was devastating because that was someone I was with for a few years," she told the British paper about the "1 Night in Paris" tape. "I don't think I'll ever be able to fully trust any man again after that. It was just the most hurtful and awful thing that anyone could do to a little girl. I was very young, it wasn't my fault."
For the record, Hilton was 20-years-old when the video was shot.
She does still believe true love is out there, mostly because of her parents. "I had the most amazing childhood," she said. "My parents have been together since my mom was 15. In Hollywood almost everyone's divorced. My friends would come to my house and see this perfect family and I realized how lucky I was. Now, when I'm looking for a guy, I'm always thinking of someone who is like my dad: a loyal person with a good heart, because that's all that matters in life."
Well, as a woman famous for being rich and doing nothing, she can take an awesome mugshot, like these celebrities: