Paris Hilton New SpokesCeleb for Tipsy Elephants
Paris Trying to Rehabilitate Both Elephants and Image
And no, boozing elephants does not mean alcohol-swilling Republicans. Evidently short and sweet statements can get you praise or your show taken off A and E. Witness Dog the Bounty Hunter and the power of uttering the N-word in a private conversation.
Word out from Gauhati, India is that Paris Hilton is catching praise from conservationists for helping “highlighting the problem of binge-drinking elephants in northeastern India.” Paris’ hard work on behalf of the ‘elephants gone wild’ consists of two “celebrity endorsements”, a la Hilton.
Six wild and inebriated elephants raided a farm in the Indian state of Meghalaya. Too drunk to notice the pole they were in the process of uprooting was electrical, the pachyderms met an untimely and shocking demise.
â€œThere would have been more casualties if the villagers hadn’t chased them away. And four elephants died in a similar way three years ago. It is just so sad,â€ Hilton was quoted as saying in Tokyo last week. She was in Tokyo to judge a beauty contest.
â€œThe elephants get drunk all the time. It is becoming really dangerous. We need to stop making alcohol available to them,â€ the 26-year-old socialite said in a report posted on World Entertainment News Network’s Web site.
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