Paris Hilton Claims She and Britney Invented The Selfie, Gets Justly Mocked By The Internet

Eleven years ago, Paris Hilton and Britney Spears graced the world with their friendship.

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Their pairing became a staple in the tabloids, but that’s about it. They didn’t form an everlasting bond, and if I didn’t remind you, you probably wouldn’t remember by yourself.

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However, the sex tape socialite recently took to Twitter to celebrate the 11th anniversary of her and Spears’ invention of the “selfie.”  

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Hilton had previous said she helped start a new “generation of celebrity” by becoming a pioneer for aspiring reality stars everywhere.

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“I was definitely before my time, and the beginning of a whole new era, and it started a new generation and genre of celebrity,” Hilton told Ocean Drive magazine.

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“I’m very proud I started a whole new way for young people, young entrepreneurs and people with dreams to make a living and a very lucrative business off of it,” she added.

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If that bold statement sounds nuts to you, you’re not alone. Twitter users were quick to refute her revelation, along with mocking her selfie statement.

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Unsurprisingly, they didn’t hold back.

While another user cracked a joke for what else Hilton created.

Emma C
Freelance Writer