'The Simple Life' star Paris Hilton's pending jail stint a challenge
UPI News Service, 06/01/2007
Paris Hilton's incarceration at a California jail is neither a photo-op nor other media event, but a sentence she must serve, law enforcement officials said.
Los Angeles County Sheriff Lee Baca said Friday he has ordered his deputies and other workers at the Century Regional Detention Center in Lynwood to make sure no cameras are smuggled into the jail while Hilton is serving a 23-day sentence for violating parole by driving without a license, The Los Angeles Times reported.
"Paying a debt to society should not be an element of her celebrity," Baca said. "Her occupation is publicity, but no one should profit from jail."