Watching her daughter's documentary 'This Is Paris' was not easy for Kathy Hilton. The reality tv star says it put her into a depression, as she struggled to come to terms with the alleged abuse her daughter Paris Hilton faced at the controversial Provo Canyon School.
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"It put me in such a depression. It took so much after just watching the clips and promos... because you could just imagine me just finding out [about the abuse]," Kathy says.
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Paris was 17 when she was sent to the boarding school to stop her sneaking off to clubs. "A lot of people understood that [we were] trying to help our daughter. We were trying to save Paris. I am not that strict... we were worried," she says. "But yeah, it was really devastating."
Kathy says her daughter was living in New York. She would not come back home for three days and not go to school, so it was an intervention to try to keep her away from the city, predators and the people who wanted Paris to model at the time.
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Kathy and Paris held hands while watching the documentary that premiered in September 2021.
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