Paris Hilton Furious After New Reality Show Flops


Paris Hilton was in Barcelona over the weekend to support her motorcycle racing team—and she might want to consider staying there. Her premiere of her new Oxygen reality show, The World According To Paris, scored almost half the audience that Aubrey O’Day managed for her debut, and could signal the end of Paris being famous for anything remotely other than being famous. “She hasn’t been able to sell a magazine cover since the Kardashians arrived,” a source told PopEater. “If the numbers remain less then the 400,000 that tuned in last week she could get pulled off the air.” While later episodes are expected to feature more of Charlie Sheen’s ex-wife Brooke Mueller—a friend of Paris (or at least Paris’ mom)—it seems unlikely the show could be a slow burner. With Paris, it’s either hot or not.

Unsurprisingly, Hilton is playing the blame game, allegedly accusing a technical glitch of keeping the show from running on time in many markets (something Oxygen denies). So far Paris’ promotional activities has been a bust, with a lecture from Barbara Walters inspiring her to cancel some events last week and CNN’s Anderson Cooper knocking her on his “Ridiculist” days after she appeared on Piers Morgan’s show on the same network. “”She has been replaced by Teen Moms and Snooki,” a marketing exec told PopEater. “She would have been better off not doing a new reality show at all then doing one that proves no one cares.” There’s always international reality shows, Paris…

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