Shocker: Paris Hilton Was In On That Plane Crash Prank The Whole Time
While the near-plane crash that Paris Hilton thought she was in turned out to just be a terrifying prank, there's a new twist: turns out Paris was in on the joke the whole time.
On Thursday, TMZ reported they had obtained documents from the TV production company behind the segment. "We will act as if something is going wrong and ask all passengers to jump off the plane!!!" read the offer to prospective celebrity 'victims.' "Of course everyone will panic, we'll be having skydivers in disguise with us on board." They even had the blessing of officials from Dubai.
In the video segment, the pilot pretends to shut down the engines and attempt to crash-land the plane after losing control. A few people even parachute out the back. All the while, Paris Hilton is losing her mind as the cabin goes to total bedlam. "We will monitor the funny reactions from our celebrity guest when they fear jumping off the plane," said the pitch.
Although Hilton is admittedly a pretty funny celeb to prank, she was not the first choice of the show (ouch), though their offer of only $1 million probably made it hard to land any big names.
On Tuesday TMZ reported that Hilton was suing the Egyptian TV show, Ramez In Control for emotional distress and claimed that she was afraid to fly now—a very important part of whatever Paris Hilton's job is. On Wednesday they caught up with the celebrity socialite and she told them, "I think they went a little too far with their prank. There's things that are funny, but that was not funny. It was terrifying."