The celebrities shared their life experiences on the new daytime show. Hilton expressed how her past has affected her mental health. The businesswoman inspired thousands of people to come out and share their own stories. Keep reading to find out what else she revealed.
Paris Hilton was recently invited to Drew Barrymore’s show. The episode was an emotional one, with the 39 years old businesswoman opening up about her tragic past.
Hilton recently revealed details about her life in the documentary “This is Paris.” The film was directed by Alexandra Dean. The documentary unraveled Conrad Hilton granddaughter’s story of being abused by the family, which left her with trust issues and PTSD.
Drew, 41, expressed that she has known the DJ for many years and said “I have been where you’ve been.” She added that “I don’t know how many conversations and interviews I'm going to have on this show where I'm watching a mirror image of everything I have been through, as well.”
Paris shared her story of how her parents kidnapped her and took her to a dozen of reform schools, but a specific encounter in one of Utah’s boarding school left her traumatized. She says she’s still suffering from insomnia and numerous mental health issues.
Though the two have had a very similar past, their struggles were quite different. Barrymore says her mother did what was necessary while Paris tells that her parents were rigorous, and she never deserved to be in a boarding school.
However, she came out stronger and better. Thankfully, Hilton has her relationship healed with her parents. She says they never knew what I went through but now they are closer than ever before. Despite such a traumatic past, Paris has managed to become one of the most successful women in the world. She continues to inspire people to come out and share their stories with the world.