I am empowered by showing the world my flaws and not being afraid of what anyone is going to say about me. Hilton wanted to be a part of Meme, directed by Bert Marcus How to Make Money Selling Drugs , so she could reveal sides of herself that may not be familiar to those outside of her 8. But it's worth noting that a leaked sex tape was the same vehicle through which Kim Kardashian West achieved her first proper taste of fame. Advertisement Hilton, 37, is awarded the most screen time, recounting how she catapulted to fame at 19 after a photo shoot for Vanity Fair with her sister, Nicky Hilton, and went on to star in The Simple Life. Hilton told the audience at Tribeca that she has done her best to move on, but did she compare her life to a perpetual Groundhog Day "It's like I've been 21 for the last two decades" and admits she's scared there's no afterlife, because "that'd be so boring". I was like, 'I just don't want to live,' because I thought everything was taken away from me. At the time, when Hilton said she was "out of it" during filming, her then-boyfriend Salomon sued for defamation. AP Paris Hilton, who is currently known as a Kardashian-adjacent, was once, at the turn of the 21st century, considered both the high and low point of popular culture. However, in Hilton's case Hilton counter-sued and they settled out of court. The word "rape" gets misused a lot by celebrities Charlize Theron famously said that the media's intrusion on her private life was like being raped. But if she is blacked-out on an illicit substance or alcohol or both and can not remember it? What they really mean is that they felt violated. Well, that's quite another. There was no social media, so I basically created this character that was basically what I thought the audience wanted, like, 'Oh, she's rich, so she needs to be a spoiled airhead' — basically what the producers told me to do. I am empowered by my sexuality. I literally wanted to die at some points.