Paris Hilton is back in DC! The hotel heiress, reality star and DJ went to the White House on the morning of May 10 for another meeting to speak for the teens living in community care facilities such as Utah’s Provo Canyon School, to which she was sent when she was 16 years old. old. Paris looked well put together and determined as she stepped into the West Wing dressed in a matching black pants and blazer set. She wore a black blouse under the blazer adorned with a thick black bow with white contours that sat in the center of her neckline. Husband Carter Reum40, walked proudly by her side.
Paris posed for pictures before entering the building, but refrained from answering press questions. However, CNN reported that a White House official said “she met with state and national advocates as part of her advocacy efforts to improve the protection of youth in housing programs and facilities.” They added that Paris, political staff and others who endured similar unfair treatment of these facilities, “shared their strong stories and discussed issues relevant to the protection of institutionalized youth in America.”
According to a statement written by the businesswoman in October 2021 Washington Post, she was taken to Provo Canyon School in the middle of the night when she was a teenager and had no idea what was going on. “At all four facilities I was sent to in my teens, I endured physical and mental abuse by staff: I was strangled, slapped in the face, spied on while taking a shower and deprived of sleep. I was called vulgar names and forced to take medication without a diagnosis, “she claimed.” At a facility in Utah, I was locked up in isolation in a room where the walls were covered in scratches and blood stains. “
Two days after her play was published, she spoke at Capitol Hill about the horrors she also endured. “At Provo Canyon School in Utah, I got clothes with a number on the mark. I was no longer me, I was only number 127. I was forced to stay indoors for 11 months in a row, no sunlight, no fresh air. These were considered public privileges, “she said. She also publicly supported the Accountability for the Congregate Care Act, which is intended to stop the abuse of youth care facilities.” I am convinced that this bill will create a world where all young people have the support and opportunity , they need to heal, thrive and not just survive, “she noted.
Paris had never talked about the traumas she went through until 2021. She hinted at the pain she suffered during her involuntary stay at her facility d. Naomi Campbells YouTube show No filter in April 2021, and then finally opened up about his experience in his YouTube Originals documentary, This is Pariswhich debuted in September of that year.