Paris Hilton says she is “very, very excited” about bitcoin, stating that “It’s definitely the future.” Besides confirming that she is a long-term bitcoin investor, the Hilton heiress put laser eyes on her social media profile picture and talked about her upcoming non-fungible token (NFT) projects.
Paris Hilton Says Bitcoin Is ‘Definitely the Future’
Hilton heiress Paris Hilton talked about bitcoin and her upcoming NFT projects in an interview with CNBC last week. A great-granddaughter of Conrad Hilton, the founder of Hilton Hotels, Paris is often dubbed the “original influencer.” While she is a media personality, socialite, businesswoman, model, singer, actress, and DJ, many people say that she is “famous for being famous.”
“I’ve always loved to be an innovator and I did my first NFT in March of 2020 and it won the NFT Charity Award, the best one of the year, so that was exciting and now to see it just blow up in the past couple months has been so exciting,” she began. Hilton was then asked, “Does that mean you’re an investor in bitcoin?” She replied:
Yes. I’m very, very excited about that as well. It’s definitely the future.
She was further asked, “Have you been in bitcoin for a while?” Hilton simply replied, “Yes.”
The heiress also subsequently changed her social media profile picture to include laser eyes. The laser eyes meme has swept through the bitcoin community since February with the underlying meaning that anyone donning the eyes is laser-focused on bitcoin’s price rising to $100,000. Politicians, celebrities, and investors have partaken and put laser eyes on their profile images, including the pro-bitcoin U.S. Senator Cynthia Lummis and Shark Tank star Kevin O’Leary.
Following her interview, bitcoiners on social media enthusiastically welcomed Hilton to the community. Some Twitter users, however, questioned whether the heiress actually understood how the crypto works….