WEST HOLLYWOOD, Calif. (AP) - Paris Hilton was cited for driving
on a suspended license after police stopped her for speeding and
driving without her headlights on late Tuesday, authorities said.
The hotel heiress and star of "The Simple Life" reality series
was pulled over on Sunset Boulevard in her blue Bentley Continental
GTC at 11 p.m., said Sgt. Duane Allen Jr. of the Los Angeles
She was on her way home from buying DVDs at Virgin Megastore in
West Hollywood after spending the day at home for a photo shoot,
her publicist, Elliot Mintz, said.
Hilton, 26, was issued a ticket for driving on a suspended
license, a misdemeanor, and released. A court date was not
immediately set. She was alone and there was no sign of drinking or drugs, Allen
Mintz said Hilton didn't realize the car's headlights weren't on
because she had just left a parking structure that was brightly
She was told by police she was stopped for not having the
headlights turned on. Speeding was not mentioned, Mintz said.
"When she called me, she asked if her license was suspended,"
Mintz said early Wednesday. "If that's the case, she and I are
unaware of it."
Hilton was picked up by a friend and taken home after the
incident. Her car was impounded.