Paris Hilton admits guilt over young girls being obsessed with social media

'I feel responsible... I helped create a monster': Paris Hilton admits guilt over young girls being obsessed with social media after claiming she and Britney Spears invented the selfie

By Rebecca Davison for MailOnline

Published: 10:17 BST, 18 September 2020 | Updated: 10:17 BST, 18 September 2020

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She claims to have invented the selfie with her former BFF Britney Spears 14 years ago.

And Paris Hilton, 39, who claims to be the original influencer, boasting 12.7million Instagram followers, said she feels guilt over how teens are so obsessed with social media today in her new YouTube documentary, This Is Paris. 

'Do you feel responsible?' she was asked by the interviewer, when talking about 13-year-old girls posting selfies. Paris paused, before replying: 'Yes.' 

'I feel responsible... I helped create a monster': Paris Hilton has admitted feeling guilty over young girls being obsessed with social media in her new YouTube docu This Is Paris

'I feel responsible... I helped create a monster': Paris Hilton has admitted feeling guilty over young girls being obsessed with social media in her new YouTube docu This Is Paris 

Iconic: In 2017, Paris claimed she and Britney Spears invented the 'selfie' and while Paris did change the face of 'modern celebrity' for being famous for being famous, this assertion has been disputed

Iconic: In 2017, Paris claimed she and Britney Spears invented the 'selfie' and while Paris did change the face of 'modern celebrity' for being famous for being famous, this assertion has been disputed

Paris is said to have  changed the face of modern celebrity, becoming 'famous for being famous', with former stylist , 39, admitting she learned all she knows about fame from her. 

Talking about how she feels 'responsible' for the rise in social media, Paris said in her docu, that she herself was shocked by how

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