Paris Hilton revealed that she has had trouble discussing the abuse allegations she made in the recent documentary “This is Paris.”
Hilton detailed her experience at Provo Canyon School on her YouTube Originals special, which premiered in September. The reality TV star alleged she spent 11 months enduring “continuous torture” and harassment from staff members. The 40-year-old also alleged that the use of violent restraints was used at the time. He dropped out of school at 18 in 1999.
Yahoo Entertainment reported that she spoke more about how her family has dealt with the allegations since then on her Peacock series “Paris In Love,” which largely details her wedding to Carter Reum. The outlet shared that the “Stars Are Blind” singer discussed the situation in a conversation with her brother, Barron Hilton. He noted that he has not been able to talk about his time at school with his mother and does not think he will be able to tell his mother in the future.
“Every time I mention Provo, my mom changes the subject,” Hilton told cameras. “I don’t want to hurt her feelings, I don’t want to upset her.”
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Kathy and Richard Hilton sent Paris to school in the 1990s after behavioral problems in New York City. However, they apparently haven’t talked about Paris’s experience there, opting instead to keep things light in their relationship.
“Mom is so fun and laid back that she doesn’t like to get serious,” explained Hilton. “I’ve never had a serious, deep conversation about things like that. She doesn’t like to think about it. She just likes to be happy. I don’t want to kill her vibe.”
Kathy’s representatives did not immediately respond to Fox News’ request for comment.
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Fox News spoke with six alumni and a former member of the boarding school staff, who shared their own stories and corroborated the star’s claims of suffering or witnessing physical and mental abuse, including forced medication, beatings, solitary confinement, and intimidation by staff. .
A former student, Lee Goldman, 33, from Toronto, Canada, attended PCS from 2002 to 2004. He spoke to Fox News on September 4, the 10th anniversary of the day he attempted suicide.
At that point in her life, she was involved in a lawsuit against PCS, which alleged that a member of the school staff sodomized the then-teenager as a means of injecting her with medication against her will. According to court documents obtained by Fox News, the case was dismissed by the Fourth Judicial District Court in the state due to lack of prosecution.
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“Paris talking about this could bring about really big changes in the industry as a whole. She is a hero,” Goldman said, adding that the Hilton documentary could force actionable change in the behavioral health industry.
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PCS declined to address the allegations prior to the Hilton documentary, telling Fox News in a September statement: “Originally opened in 1971, Provo Canyon School was sold by its previous owner in August 2000. Therefore, it does not We can comment on the operations or the patient’s experience before this time. “