Paris Hilton Arrested For Drunk Driving, Released in Minutes
She acts like a princess, talks like a princess, and thanks to the LAPD, Paris Hilton continues to be treated like a princess.
According to fly-on-shit gossip site TMZ.com, Paris was arrested around 12:30am after police noticed her driving erratically, conducted a field sobriety test, and when she blew a .08, she was taken into the Hollywood police station for drunk driving. The star was not blind, she was boozed.
Not long after Paris was jailed, sister Nicky arrived at the station along with Entourage star Kevin Connolly, and minutes later Paris's publicist Elliot Mintz showed up. Less than 90 minutes later the heiress was riding shotgun as Mintz drove her home.
Now LAist has never has the misfortune of being arrested for driving while drunk, and although Mintz, in an impromptu press conference with paparazzi in Hilton's driveway, claimed that she had "just one drink", we have a feeling that if we had been popped in Hollywood drinking and driving this morning, we'd still have our ass in the pokey -- and Lord knows we wouldn't have been released before last call like Paris was.
Despite Mintz repeatedly stating that the LAPD treated his employer "like everyone else", we'd be curious to see if we could pull a Paris and demand to be set free in an hour and a half after being arrested, filling out the paperwork, and paying the fine(s). In fact the last time we were at the DMV it took three times longer to renew our freaking drivers license than Paris spent in the clink, and we hadn't done anything as dangerous as the Simple Life star.
Reporters failed to ask if the "one drink" was a yard of beer guzzled through a beer bong.
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