The Florida Times Union


Paris Hilton. She's so like, um, fired.

Fred Khalilian, the owner of the Club Parises at The Jacksonville Landing and in Orlando, says he dumped the paparazzi magnet as a partner because she was a no-show - often - for promised appearances (including opening night in Jacksonville on July 1).

"I was basically sick of hearing 'Where is Paris? Where is Paris?' " Khalilian said Thursday. "I personally think the club is going to do better. She didn't exist anyway."

Khalilian says he'll keep the Club Paris name, but instead of Hilton, it will stand for the city in France.

We can think of a few other ideas:


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