Paris Hilton: The Eighth Deadly Sin
Pride, envy, anger, avarice, sloth, gluttony, lust, and Paris Hilton. The seven deadly sins and Paris the heiress have combined to overtake pop culture as we know it. It may be a coincidence this blond bombshells favorite number is seven, but in the pubic eye Paris is the epitome of such sins. Who blames her? She's famous, wealthy, beautiful, human, and everywhere you look. From the television, to movies, magazines, books, clothing lines, and even armature video stores
the list goes on, and so she follows. America is obsessed with Paris. When Hilton's dog, Tinkerbell, disappeared it made national news. When the heiress herself attended a New York Knicks game, Madison square garden chanted her name, while the not so lucky Knicks were down thirty points in the third quarter. Our obsession with Paris has reached an all time high. Americans are now beginning to look, smell, talk and act like Miss Hilton herself. Pride as stated in the seven deadly sins is the desire to be important or attractive to others and to show excessive love of self. In such a case America must forgive Miss Hilton, for she has sinned. Paris had no problem denying she "feel's lucky when she looks in the mirror," in her December 2004 interview with Rolling Stones. But does America blame her for feeling lucky? She is the epitome of lucky and not to mention a designers dream. As Nicole Jones states in her, Getting the Style, commentary Paris has the body of a runway model, and alien thinness that few bear naturally. Designers are not fools to the Paris pandemonium. Not only can she flawlessly sport a trend, she can also sell one
or even two. With a single picture Paris brought forth the Von Dutch decade and the times of the trucker
hat that is. Paris's trends have teenagers out spending their cold hard cash on real expensive cotton. As Nicole Jones points out in her commentary, America loves Hilton's fashion because it is not too difficult for us to...
References: Serafin, Tatiana. "Not So-Blue Jeans." Forbes 02 2005. 25 Feb 2005 .
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