Excuse me, are you vaguely important?
I want to be part of the jet set crowd. I want to be a VIP
— Claudia, a teenager
Wow. Sort of brings to mind the quote from Leo Bloom, the character in “The Producers,” who confesses, “I want everything I’ve ever seen in the movies!” Welcome to Cannes, where Paris Hilton can be a role model. If you only read one story today, it should be this one:
Socialite and role model Paris Hilton arrives for a screening of U.S. director Brett Ratner’s film ‘X-Men: The Last Stand’ at the Cannes Film Festival May 22, 2006. REUTERS/Eric Gaillard