Paris Hilton angers Australians

Last Updated: Fri, Jan 02, 2009 06:03 hrs

This time around, Paris has managed to get an entire nation furious.

Socialite Paris Hilton angered Australians by spending almost 100 bucks a minute in a boutique there, but Deputy Prime Minister Julia Gillard said it was good for tourism.

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Social workers in Australia told the media that Hilton's free spending was "obscene". reports that Hilton got slammed in the press for spending close to $4,000 at the Wayne Cooper boutique for 40 minutes.

But Gillard said: "I'm obviously not as well practised at shopping as Ms. Hilton is, but Australia's a great place to do it."

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