As we all know by know the world economy is in a deep recession. You know
what we need to get us out this funk? More socialites shopping, obviously. Like
hello! Well, at least, that's how Paris Hilton is defending her latest shopping spree:
American socialite Paris Hilton has declared herself a saviour who shops for
the greater good in tight economic times.
In Sydney to host an exclusive New Year's dance party, the 27-year-old heir
to the Hilton hotel fortune this week drew criticism for spending 5,560
Australian dollars (3,844 US dollars) in a 40-minute shopping spree.
Local charities accused her of callous excess but Hilton Wednesday
defended the splurge.
"I'm in Australia, I think it's important to help out, you know, the economy
out here, everywhere in the world," she told reporters, ahead of her New
"And what's wrong with doing a little shopping? It's New Year's, I need a
New Year's dress."
Maybe if Caroline Kennedy really wants to serve the people, she should just shop