Parents' Guide to

Paris Hilton's My New BFF

By Kari Croop, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 15+

Vapid reality contest reinforces shallow values.

TV MTV Reality TV 2008
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A Lot or a Little?

What you will—and won't—find in this TV show.

Community Reviews

age 15+

Based on 3 parent reviews

age 15+

Hate It

I started watching this show to see what it was like... well, I got the info. It's ridicoulous and teen girls are sure to get sucked in. I mean, what's the point of this show? To get a fake BFF for Paris? This is supposed to be like a game show but I would MUCH rather watch American Idol. There are lots of bad words, most frecuantly, b word and f word. Most contestants hate each other, lots of partying and lots of hot women, hot men and sex talk. One of the is a virgin. Never Watch

This title has:

Too much sex
Too much swearing
Too much drinking/drugs/smoking
age 17+

headline again

Well another news about the socialite Paris Hilton. She was arrested once again and making headline. The 29-year-old Hilton was arrested after officers detected what they suspected to be marijuana smoke wafting from the car Paris was in. When will she grow up and be mature?.

This title has:

Too much drinking/drugs/smoking

Is It Any Good?

Our review:
Parents say (3):
Kids say (8):

Hilton has no problems being blunt, so here's hoping she doesn't hate us for saying that this inane, negative MTV reality series is utterly skippable. The only thing it has going for it is unintentional comedy. In fact, the premise is so ridiculous that a few of the contestants are actually smirking as they go through the elimination ceremony, which is supposed to be serious -- at least in theory. Paris is quick to call out "Desperate Debbies" -- attention-seeking girls who will do anything to soak up the limelight. But the real Desperate Debbie here is obvious.

TV Details

  • Premiere date: September 30, 2008
  • Cast: Paris Hilton
  • Network: MTV
  • Genre: Reality TV
  • TV rating: TV-14
  • Last updated: October 13, 2022

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