Paris Hilton: Summing up the “Male Gaze” in 750 Words

Updated: Sep 28

I started writing this post last week and didnt finish it because I could not stand to watch THIS IS PARIS.

Intriguing juxtaposition of comments between Aquarians from opposite sides of the socialite spectrum. Guess which one got the 48K LIKES and the one who got none?


After trying to watch more last night before falling asleep, I had a dream of Paris sipping wine on a floating chair in a pool saying she wrote 750 words, the length of an Op-Ed piece. I was in the dream talking to her, but obviously she was me, the socialite part of my personality that wants to get away with the least amount of work so I can treat life as a permanent vacation.


So, I will wrap this up...in 750 words...to satisfy my inner Paris Hilton intent on giving Saturn, God of Karma, the minimum demanded to retain my position as cultural critic, so I can head out to drift in open waters with a glass of wine.


By releasing her documentary as a YouTube original at no cost prompting a round of YouTube interviews and analysis, Paris seems is trying to get a jump on Saturn entering Aquarius. Her inflated lips in a perpetual pout are accompanied by the voice of a new seriousness.


We get the picture. She is actively engaged in an image rehabilitation...as if her entire Paris Hilton brand with its trademark “THAT’S HOT” depends on it...


...which it does!


In covering her bases to rise to a newfound respectability as trauma victim and advocate, Paris has even admitted feeling guilt over young girls becoming obsessed with her Barbie Doll image:


“Now I see the little girls who are nine years old, ten years old... they're trying to get the perfect selfie, they're putting the filters on, they can't even look at themselves in the phone without putting a filter.“


While her emotional age is self-acknowledged as pubescent (“My mom treats me like I’m twelve, so I am literally forever a teenager in my mind”) dropping the little girl voice to reveal the source of her trauma gives the impression of a new seriousness and grounding belied by her cosmetically enhanced Barbie Doll image.


Judging from the comments, her fans fell for the new gravity delivered with a perpetual pout through Botox lips. There is a ready narrative here rooted in a lesson from David Letterman in one of his most memorable interviews as he grilled Paris Hilton on her jail time. “In all seriousness now, this could be your legacy...your contribution to the young people of this country,” he insisted.


”I’m here for my clothing line, my movie, and perfume...” she told him.


Now the media has a new gift from Paris Hilton: a narrative fitting right into trauma victim/survivor identity politics complete with joining #breakingcodesilence .... a cause gaining her some serious ink.


What might have convinced me of her seriousness would have been a demonstration of her actual interest in the 19 products she is pushing via her social media presence. Maybe on her global travels, she visits the jungles of Laos to experience natural weaving ... or becomes inspired by the earthy hue of stones found on the beach in Mykonos — her first vacation in years complete with camera crew — for a new product line? Maybe there could have been a scene of her pouring over earnings reports to confirm that Paris Hilton is in command of her Paris Hilton empire...

Not a chance! Paris Hilton’s interest is solely about ....Paris Hilton retaining her status as Queen of the celebrity influencer limelight.


In a show of naked ambition divorced from any emotional center in her “real” monotone tone of speech, she claims to have frozen her eggs so she can have a child named London Hilton.



Paris Hilton’s natal horoscope reveals she has no planets in Earth signs. The compensation for this deep insecurity regarding her self-worth (South Node conjunct Venus in the second house of value) is sourced in her image as a media cipher (Mars in Pisces at the apex of a Yod with Jupiter/Saturn and Moon/North Node in 8th house of OPM — other people’s money). By this transparent mode of selling the public a prolonged engagement with the celebrated male gaze long after its sell date, self worth is assessed strictly through Late Capitalism capitalization — quantity over quality.


The numbers accumulated in social media followers translates into $$ in sales of cheap products identified strictly through This is Paris branding. Ultimately, the success of the documentary in humanizing a media cypher through self-revelation of trauma only serves to heighten the public interest keeping her stuck in her role as influencer pushing the Male Gaze .....where does it end?


One place where we know it will not end is by Paris withdrawing from her place on the pedestal — moving from an image of blonde perfection to a cosmetically enhanced mask of blonde trauma survivor — to embark on the difficult journey of inwardly freeing herself from her family karma legacy that fuels the interest in her two aunts dissembling the Male Gaze on reality TV.




The obsession with quantity over quality makes Paris Hilton a case study in the objectification of Late Capitalism...


Her self-objectified use of the skin deep ”male gaze” fulfills her inherited patriarchal assessing of self-value based on OPM. If she remains completely focused on numbers as quantity (masculine), rather than quality (feminine) revealed by her statement that she won’t stop for London Hilton until she has a billion.




Paris Hilton was born just after the 1980 Saturn/Jupiter Conjunction at 9 Libra semi-sextile the Moon in Scorpio (above horoscope) defining beauty via OPM attracted via FAME (5th House). Venus conjunct Neptune in Sagittarius in the horoscope of the conjunction (above) during the Paris Hilton gestation is the value placed on the GOGO eighties Illusion of wealth equating fame/notoriety with number (quantity over quality).


The Great Pause ushering i a new celebrity requirement of humanity provides needed perspective to that high concept era of the Posthuman superhero born from digital technology. We can now view the cocaine-fueled eighties as prelude to the digital influencer era (2000-2020) favoring the Full Moon in Leo birth of Aquarius with Sagittarius Rising.


This energy convergence came to human life by way of a readymade brand name characterizing the post-postmodern era — Paris Hilton.

The Jupiter/Saturn 2000 horoscope in NYC predicted the rise of a fashion-obsessed media star with worth is based on a new (digital) value. The September 1, 2000 Vanity Fair article confirmed the Hilton’s ascent to the height of media glamour.


Her family nickname was “star” so that her dual legacy be at the forefront of her life purpose: star making from her maternal inheritance (her mother and two aunts the child model/actresses produced by a narcissistic stage mother) and star fucking from her paternal Inheritance (Her uncle Nicky famously marrying Elizabeth Taylor)


During the 2000Jupiter/Saturn conjunction, Paris was just coming of age as a celebrity “famous for being famous.” The false impression of the Hilton name identfying her as heiress (defining OPM rather than seeking OPM) created her image as strictly favoring the male gaze (the intention of her narcissistic controlling mother was for her daughter to attract a real heir of a family fortune, unlike her husband who only had the Hilton name) therefore attracting female fans to grant her desperately sought security of her own (as opposed to the perception of OPM) under the 2000 Jupiter/Saturn conjunction in Taurus in her sixth house of work.


Ironically, it was One Night in Paris, the 2003 release of the 2001 private sex tape, that made Paris Hilton a household name. It was scandalous that a heiress be sullied in such a manner, yet there was also a still unknown archetype at play adding to the public fascination. Doing a google search, I discover the boyfriend Rick Salomon was born January 24, 1969…the magic day of the 1997 Hieros Gamos configuration! This was the very Shadow of the configuring sacred marriage constellation defining the Age of Aquarius.


The archeology of Paris Hilton’s rise to fame by way of a sexual liaison with a fellow Aquarian poker player is clear: the last two conjunctions were ruled by Venus, planet of attraction, still objectified in the media by the readymade brand Paris Hilton as the reigning American princess of the male gaze.


Known as THE GREAT CONJUNCTION, the Saturn/Jupiter 2020 ushers in a deeper value in Aquarius, ruled by Saturn and Uranus.

This goes beyond the gaze, into the Möbius strip of interior/exterior...bringing us to a completely new era of the gender equality existing “beyond the male gaze”...


...and my 750 words are up....where’s my cocktail?


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