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Hotel heiress Paris Hilton talks to media about the Azure beach club, a six-hectare residential property with a resort-inspired theme in the southern part of Manila, which she is helping develop. She also had her picture taken with fans after the press conference at the Manila Peninsula in Makati City on Wednesday, Aug. 17, 2011. Video by INQUIRER.net's Cathy Miranda

PARIS MEETS PACMAN. American hotel heiress Paris Hilton looks pleased as she opens the presents brought by world boxing champion and Congressman Manny “Pacman” Pacquiao and his wife Jinkee in Makati on Tuesday. “How cute is this little Manny Pacquiao doll they gave me,” Hilton says in a tweet. PHOTO FROM HILTON’S TWITTER PAGE

After the photo-shoots, the product pitch, and the partying, The Heiress is almost done.

Reality TV show star and businesswoman Paris Hilton met the media on Wednesday to do one more bit for her host company, after charming her way into the hearts of Filipino fans and friends that included “The Pacman” the previous night.

“If I lived in the Philippines, I would definitely live in Azure. The beach club is gonna be very Paris—sexy, fun, exciting, beautiful. Of course, there’s going to be pink there, it’s my favorite color,” she told reporters.

She was referring to Azure Beach Club, a residential community being developed by Century Properties in Paranaque City. The firm has asked Hilton to help design the project.

Hilton said “real estate is something I want to be involved in. I’ve done it all—books, movies, acting—but this project is the one I’m most proud about.”

Proud grandpa

“My grandfather built the Hilton Hotel chain and created his legacy. I am doing the same now. He called me two days ago when he heard I was going to the Philippines and told me how proud he was of me. I really look up to him as a businessman,” she added.

Hilton also had the chance to meet her fans at the press conference, including Isha Dinio who considered herself Hilton’s No. 1 fan in Manila.

Dinio shed tears as she and her idol hugged and exchanged presents. Hilton gave her a bag.

“You’re amazing,” Dinio told Hilton. “No, you’re amazing,” the international celebrity replied.

On Tuesday night, Hilton graced a dinner party held in her honor by world boxing champ and Sarangani Rep. Manny Pacquiao and his wife Jinkee.

Among those invited were the surgeon-to-the-stars, Dr. Vicky Belo, and her daughter Cristalle. Belo said she found Hilton “really charming and friendly and nice. First thing she said to me was, ‘I love your perfume.’”

“I told her I heard she had a very successful fragrance line and she was so happy to tell me that she was already launching her 12th fragrance,” Belo said.

Session with fans 4pm Thursday (today)

“She’s a Barbie doll and so bait (kind),” said publicist Macy Pineda who also attended the dinner.

Hilton later tweeted about the dinner party held at Makati Shangri-La’s Pasay function room: “Just got home from dinner with Manny and Jinkee Pacquiao. Had the best time! Loved hanging out with them and all their amazing friends.”

She also posted about the Manny Pacquiao doll that the couple gave her.

“I’ve been having a wonderful time. Everyone’s so welcoming and wonderful,” Hilton said.

Hilton is expected to be at SM Megamall at 4 p.m. today for the opening of her handbag store and for a meet-and-greet session with fans.

She is scheduled to leave Manila on a flight to Los Angeles tonight.

“I love the Philippines, I couldn’t wait to come back,” Hilton said.

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Tags: Azure Beach Club , Century Properties , Dr. Vicky Belo , Hilton Hotel chain , Jinkee Pacquiao , Paris Hilton , Sarangani Rep. Manny Pacquiao

  • Anonymous

    This is the kind of news – especially the Paris Hilton quotes on the country – that will bring more tourists and international celebrities to our country. Let the media hype this one. I hope she keeps her promise to return. BTW, what’s Singson kibitzing on Paris, eh wala pa namang laban si Pacman?

  • Raymond Powell

    In return for the gift of a “Manny Pacquiao doll”, I hope Paris gave away free copies of her home videos!  What a load of vacuous tripe!!!  Must have been a slow news day yesterday!

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_HQWHNVVPXWQTZXAGUKJUI772EE Haching Mitsu

     Vicky Bello should have bring Hayden to meet Paris, they could have made a wonderful home made sex video!

    • Anonymous

      the best comment! so funy! lol….

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_H27QVUBMP6KCZOXQW33RP2KOGU Plazans

    Paris to Pacman: “That doll is hot”
    Pacman to Paris: “Tenk yu, todi is hot too”
    Jinkee P to Paris: “ur jeans are hot”
    Paris to Jinkee P: “You guys are hot”
    Then they remained silent for the remainder of the day before they parted ways. Wow, that was the most articulated meeting of celebrities I’ve witnessed so far!

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_H27QVUBMP6KCZOXQW33RP2KOGU Plazans

    Sounds like PNoy chickened out on the prior plan to meet Paris H. And I don’t think PNoy’s change of heart has anything to do with being busy to gather evidence on the Arroyo chopper mess probe, or the 2004 poll planned recount. PNoy simply didn’t have the courage to meet an infamous Hollywood hottie, so like a beaten dog, “he was hiding his tails between his legs.”

    • http://twitter.com/hustlergalore hustlergalore

      welcome to the buzz!

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_5STEU22AD7YRHQSB6RE56ZDSYA J

    News na a ito?

  • http://twitter.com/IamPinayPie PinayPie

    How can Paris Hilton attract tourists here eh sinusuka nga siya sa sarili nyang bansa?

    • Anonymous

      Alam mo kasi mahilig tayo sa stateside, kahit nga german or italian tatawagin pa rin amiricano dahil puti..hahaha…at sexy sya no…

    • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_WV2PBOELQ7ND7E3Y6JBG5TKKMU Paul

      When did that happen?  Any new links to prove that?

    • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_SV465JA65DMOTXSJJWFAF4FBYM ady

      Baka inggit ka lang dahil di ka imbitado sa mga sosyalan, hahahahahaha………

  • http://www.facebook.com/odzkie Odzkie Zapanta

    daming insecure… haha

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_5ZRWQ56NXM55GVFJM6BFECOXKU Denzio

    But of course Phil is the vacation paradise of those over the hill celebrities. I dont know what the big fuzz about her, if I look at her track records she got nothing except money w/c by the way can buy a Hollywood movie role evn though she is a lousy actress,cover up her sleazy video tape, shorten her DUI prison term and under pay those poor chinese children who makes her handbag and perfume. 

  • http://www.facebook.com/james.avalon2 James Avalon

    By making the visit of Paris
    in the Philippines
    news worthy…. will be good for the

    It will be published in many newspapers in the world…. So in one way or the
    other it  will attract tourist to the Philippines.

    • Anonymous

      wah, your comment was funny.  Dont you know that Paris went here because this country is the only one accepted here..In some countries like Japan, she is banned because of her bad reputation..Do you think her visit will make our country better in the eyes of foreigners? So shallow.

  • http://www.facebook.com/people/Phreviewz-Page/100000514061770 Phreviewz Page

    Go Paris!!!! So proud of her :)

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_NWTWAWQO7MWPOD75YHMUCR2IWU Mux

    Did she have a boob job? They look bigger now than when she was in “The Simple Life”. 

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_VDMUJ6NKKCLWRMVMJRLJFI633I Rene V

    people can be fashionable, that is a personal choice. i prefer to keep my life simple and that is my personal choice.

  • Anonymous

    TO MODERATOR: So it is ok that we disrespect fellow Pinoys rather than write what’s not palatable to Paris Hilton? You keep censoring my comments about her.

  • http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=1771869818 Lorne Cooper

    Avatar for the divine! Woman of Intelligence and Power and Beauty!


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