Paris Hilton to be guest of honour at Dubai bash

US socialite will attend red-carpet anniversary bash for Japanese restaurant Okku
Paris Hilton to be guest of honour at Dubai bash
PARIS HILTON: Reality TV star Paris Hilton will be the guest of honour at a Dubai event to mark the second birthday of Japanese restaurant Okku
By Joanne Bladd
Wed 18 May 2011 06:06 PM

Reality TV star Paris Hilton will be the guest of honour at a Dubai event to mark the second birthday of Japanese restaurant Okku on Thursday.

The eatery, which is located in the Monarch Hotel on Sheikh Zayed Road, said Hilton would arrive at the red carpet, invite-only event at around midnight and stay for up to four hours.

Okku management declined to confirm whether Hilton would be staying at the Hotel during her visit.

Hilton shot to fame after starring in the MTV series ‘The Simple Life’ and visited Dubai in 2009 to film an Arabic version of her show ‘My New BFF’.

The airing of the show, which was filmed mainly in Dubai Festival City, was delayed for more than two years over payment disputes with law suits filed in both the UAE and California.

The series eventually aired on MTV in April this year and is due to broadcast on a number of international channels later this year.

It is not clear whether Hilton also plans to pursue separate business interests while in Dubai this week. Hilton has links to a number of stores in Dubai selling her own-name fashion label, which focuses largely on bags and accessories.

In 2008, it was reported Hilton was to lend her name to a set of towers in Dubai, as part of a $2m three-year deal with an Abu Dhabi-based developer.

 

 

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