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Paris Hilton

Tries Convincing Judge

Lingerie is Important to Me!

4/30/2012 12:20 PM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
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Paris Hilton is tied up in court today -- because she wants to show a New York judge she takes her bitter legal battle with an Italian lingerie company super seriously.

If you recall ... Hilton and Le Bonitas -- an Italian lingerie company -- are embroiled in a lawsuit over a product deal gone bad. Hilton signed a 5-year deal  to create a line of lingerie, pj's and swimwear with the company, but the project fizzled ... and now both sides are suing each other.

Hilton showed up to New York federal court today -- where lawyers are arguing key issues -- and sources close to Paris tell us, she showed up because she wants the court to know how important this case is to her and her brand.

Hilton is suing for more than $1.5 million -- the amount she was supposed to snag in royalties -- and Le Bonitas is suing for $200K plus.

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12:55 PM PDT -- The judge just sent both sides home empty-handed -- refusing to rule in either's favor, urging Paris and Le Bonitas to settle the case out of court instead. If they can't, they'll have to present their case to a jury later this year.

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haskel420    

shes stupid

843 days ago
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bkwardstraveler    

It's called a photo-op.

843 days ago
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Ace    

I'll carry your briefs Paris.

843 days ago
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KnuckleDragger    

Of course lingerie is important to Paris. You don't want to see that bag o' bones naked.

843 days ago
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Mumra the Ever Living    

No, she showed up because she has no other place to be. Paris Hilton is as irrelevant as they come. Her naughty tape pales in comparison to the Urine Queen, and no one cares about her any more.

843 days ago
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YOUR WORST NIGHTMARE    

Her brand of what ?.... Oh VD yeah yeah sure sure. this disease infested cesspool is hilarious!!!!!

843 days ago
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jackmama311    

ha, important to her, yeah just like cleaning up your image, remember telling the last judge that lie, please just leave the country again.

843 days ago
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OooooNooo!    

Wait -- I thought Paris Hilton was famous for NOT wearing underwear, so why would a company want to use her name to sell something she doesn't wear? That's like Jane Fonda doing a USO Support the Troops show.

843 days ago
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jackmama311    

even her dogs don't want to be see with her anymore!

843 days ago
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_][ Character_Assassin ][_    

My effin God... Federal freakin court???

843 days ago
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Mumra the Ever Living    

Paris dear, perhaps it's time to send in that job app to 7-11. Perhaps you didn't notice but after an hour and a half there were only Eleven comments.
If that doesn't say your 15 minutes of fame is over, nothing does. I think it might be time to reserve a lounge chair next to Heidi and Spencer.

843 days ago
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MK    

TMZ Are You Looking For A Writer That KNOWS How To Spell and Is Better In Math Than The One You've Got Working For You At present ! That's Terrible... Try ( Convicing ) !

843 days ago
13.

There's a problem here    

Paris, time is up. Actually as obnoxious as you were, I prefer you to that hairy whore monkey family the Kardashians. Their 15 will be up soon too. Maybe you can be friends with them then.

843 days ago
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Yep I said that    

Evey one laughs at Paris but she is raking in some serious cash with her stuff

843 days ago
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MIKE    

Why you waste my/our time looking at a video that shows zip no coment at all ????WHY BOTHER!

843 days ago
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