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Paris

Ordered to Serve

45 Days in Jail

5/4/2007 8:16 PM PDT BY TMZ STAFF

0503_paris_fm_ex-1A Los Angeles County Superior Court judge has sentenced Paris Hilton to 45 days in L.A. County jail for violating her probation in a reckless driving case. Judge Michael T. Sauer handed down the harsh sentence, telling Paris she will not be allowed work release, furloughs, use of an alternative jail or electronic monitoring in lieu of jail. She must do the time!

An emotional Paris, with tears welling up in her eyes, told the judge moments before the decision "I'm sorry, I'm sorry." Witnesses inside the courtroom say that Paris' parents, Rick and Kathy Hilton, were both visibly upset as the sentence was handed down. Kathy, we're told, was especially distraught.

The judge called out her rep Elliot Mintz in court, describing his testimony as "completely worthless." He also told Paris that he did not believe that she was unaware of her license suspension, adding that she had paperwork in her car stating that her license was suspended.

Shortly after the punishment was handed out, defense attorney Howard Weitzman said he would appeal. "I'm shocked, I'm surprised and really disheartened in the system that I've worked in for close to 40 years," Weitzman said, adding that the sentence was "uncalled for, inappropriate and bordered on the ludicrous. I think she's singled out because of who she is."

Paris will serve her sentence at the Century Regional Detention Facility (CRDF). She will begin her sentence on June 5. If Hilton fails to report on the scheduled date, her sentence will be doubled.

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46.

cari    

sure it will be suspended or something... i don't see it happening.

2666 days ago
47.

annab    

GOOD!
SHE DIDN'T TAKE RESPONSIBILITY FOR HER ACTIONS, BLAMED IT ON HER REP. WELL, HER REP WON'T BE SITTING IN JAIL. :)
THAT IS A GOOD PART OF THE SUMMER. NO BEACHIN. POOR PARIS. WONDER WHAT HER PARENTS THINK!!!!!!!!

2666 days ago
48.

delphine    

OMG PARIS IN JAIL???? THAT I WANNA SEE!!!!

2666 days ago
49.

thefaye    

It's about freakin time! She needs to follow the law just like any other adult! Way to go Judge!

2666 days ago
50.

mel    

You do the crime....now do the time!

Yesssssssssssssssssssss !

2666 days ago
51.

CM    

You know, if it was you or me, we would be sent to jail as well. She is NOT above the law, her rep is not the one in charge of her affairs, SHE IS. She needs to know what it is like to step up to the plate and take responsibility.

2666 days ago
52.

big fat, bald white guy who loves everyone except Paris    

Yahoooooo.....come to mama

2666 days ago
53.

REY-noldo    

WOOOO! HOOOO! Eat it Paris supporters!

Take her passport!!!

2666 days ago
54.

tuna marie    

have fun parasite, don't forget to film all your adventures with bertha and ethel for your next sex tape.

2666 days ago
55.

Leslie A Skarbek    

There is a God!!!! Let's hope she doesn't get out of it somehow!!!!

2666 days ago
56.

Vergie Leave them alone    

It's about time she be punished for her behavior. Sadly, she will probably come out a hero and write a book and make tons more money.

2666 days ago
57.

Tamm    

It's about time the court system in California did the right thing. Celebrities must know that just because they're in the public eye, doesn't mean they can get away with all the crap they are doing.

2666 days ago
58.

Jodi    

Justice!

2666 days ago
59.

Pauley    

I think she got off light but I am satisfied that she has to do some time. The law is for all the people and one shouldn't get off just because they're wealthy.

Good job, your Honor.

2666 days ago
60.

kittycat    

LOVES IT!!!!

2666 days ago
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