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Paris Hilton 'dropped by agency'
Paris Hilton's mug shot
Paris Hilton's parents have said she is tired in jail
Jailed celebrity heiress Paris Hilton has been dropped by her celebrity agency, according to a report.

Endeavor, which has represented The Simple Life star since 2005, made the decision on Friday when Hilton was sent back to jail, says People magazine.

The 26-year-old's parents visited her at the Los Angeles jail for the first time, telling reporters she was tired.

Officials have also been asked to explain Hilton's initial release from jail just three days into her sentence.

Angry e-mails

At a weekly meeting, the Los Angeles Board of Supervisors raised claims that Hilton had received preferential treatment, after being released for undisclosed medical reasons.

The city's sheriff, Lee Baca denied the accusation, saying Hilton had been treated more severely due to her celebrity status.

County supervisor Don Knabe disclosed that he had received a flood of angry e-mails from members of the public complaining that Mr Baca was treating Hilton better than other inmates with physical and mental health problems.

Kathy and Rick Hilton after visiting Paris in jail
Paris Hilton's mother Kathy said her daughter wants 'just to do her time'

A judge ordered Hilton's return to a detention centre from house arrest, where she is being held in a medical ward.

The sheriff's officials said it costs more than $1,000 (507) a day to hold a prisoner in that facility, compared to less than $100 (50) for regular inmates.

A spokesman for the sheriff also reacted to criticism that Hilton's parents did not have to queue up to pay their daughter a visit.

He said it was routine for high-profile prisoners to receive vistors during lunchtime, when the visiting area was usually empty and closed.

Hilton, who received a 45-day custodial sentence for violating the terms of her probation connected to a drink-driving conviction, is likely to be released on 26 June, taking into account time off for good behaviour.


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