Paris Hilton Is Rebranding Herself During 'One of the Most Empowering Times' of Her Life

The entrepreneur and DJ discussed the future of her brand at Adweek’s Women Trailblazers Summit

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Throughout the last year, timing has been everything for Paris Hilton.

She decided to shoot This Is Paris, a documentary about her upbringing, fame and recovery as a survivor of emotional, verbal and physical abuse while attending a boarding school in Utah as a teenager. Now, she’s ready to use her platform to make a difference.  

Hilton spoke to Adweek’s Lisa Granatstein, editor, svp programming, about how the documentary on YouTube has transformed her life—and how she plans to apply that to her entrepreneurial endeavors during the Women Trailblazers Summit on Thursday.

Hilton said she’s always wanted to portray a “perfect life,” but after opening up about her verbal, emotional and physical abuse, being honest has been “one of the most empowering times” of her life.




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