In another news story proving that celebrities are not like the rest of us, Paris Hilton called her publicist at 3 o'clock in the morning to alert him that she had been bitten by a monkey. The pet kinkajou called "Baby Luv", a righteous little beast, nipped the heirhead in an "attack" early Tuesday morning while the two were "playing".
So Paris continues to suck the life out of her publicist, Elliot Mintz, by calling him at 3 am Tuesday morning after the attack by the miniature 5-lb monkey. Mintz told TMZ that he drove her to the emergency room where she was seen by a doctor who treated her for a superficial bite mark and gave her a tetanus shot.
It doesn't sound like the monkey likes Paris all that much because in an MTV special on Tuesday, they actually showed footage of Paris and Baby Luv at another time, during which the animal tried to bit her then too.
According to the California Department of Fish and Game, it's illegal to own and keep an exotic kinkajou in Los Angeles. And PETA is all over this one - "The problem with Paris and others buying trendy and small, high-maintenance animals and using them as accessories, is that it helps perpetuate the cruel trade in exotic animals," PETA spokesperson Lisa Lange told eonline. "She probably takes very good care of them because she can, but kinkajous, chinchillas and other pocket pets--even smaller dogs--are not to be picked up and taken down the red carpet."