Paris Preps for Rwanda and a New Reality Show


Oct. 15 2007, Published 10:05 a.m. ET

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With a new image comes a new reality show.

As she announced last month, Paris Hilton is set to journey

to Rwanda

on a charity mission with the Playing for Good organization, and as it is always

the case, cameras will be following her.

Paris’ five-day trek to the African country, where she will

visit clinics and schools, will be filmed with the hopes of selling it as a reality show titled The

Philanthropist, which would follow other stars’ on their own altruistic missions, and

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the 26-year-old can hardly wait for the world to see her do-gooder efforts.

"I love having everything documented," Paris tells Newsweek. "It shows people

what everyday life is like for me, how hard I work. There are a lot of

misconceptions about me."

Adds Scott Lazerson, Playing for Good’s founder, the heiress

is “using her celebrity and the cameras that follow her for the good of


Plans for the trip, which will take place next month, came into fruition as a result of the

Paris Hilton

blonde’s much-documented jail stint in June, which she says changed her and

gave her time to “reflect” and think about others besides herself.

"Before, my life was about having fun, going to parties," Paris says. "But when I had

time to reflect, I felt empty inside. I want to leave a mark on the world."


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