Freaky Friday: Conrad Hilton Charged With Stealing Ex-girlfriend's Dad's Bentley
If I’ve learned anything from Steph Willems, its that choosing the correct subject matter is half the battle in setting-up a solid Freaky Friday post. This one checks all the important boxes: young love, restraining orders, celebrity involvement, grand theft auto, gambling, expensive automobiles, and a curse-laden freakout ending in arrest.
Conrad Hilton, the 23-year-old brother of professional … uh, celebrity (I guess) … Paris Hilton, was charged with felony auto theft this week after allegedly stealing a Bentley Continental over the weekend. He was picked up by police in front of the Hollywood Hills home of his ex-girlfriend, Hunter Salomon, who had previously issued a restraining order against him.
The stolen Bentley belonged to Hunter’s father, Rick Salomon. If that name sounds familiar, he’s the man that won $2.8 million in the World Series of Poker in 2014, made a sex-tape with Paris in 2003, sued the Hilton family for deformation, and then began distributing the video himself a year later.
In the restraining order, Hunter confirmed she had dated Conrad Hilton and claimed he had assaulted one of her family members (a minor), then harassed and stalked her after they broke up. According to documents acquired by The New York Daily News, the filing included a printout of a text message Hilton had sent her where he asked her to “please get a restraining order on me. I’m tired of sitting outside your house … May I please see you before I kill myself?”
Hilton was also sitting outside of her home when police arrived to arrest him, the 2007 Bentley idling in the middle of the street. Solomon lives there with her mother Elizabeth Daily, who was the voice of Tommy Pickles of Rugrats fame. The family had beefed up home security measures in fear of Hilton.
In a video shared by TMZ, the car is seen standing in traffic with the doors open as Conrad begins a slur-filled argument with police. The highlight moment is when he screams, “I’m Conrad mother-fucking Hilton. Don’t you forget it.”
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