Paris Hilton handbags flew off the shelves, hours before the celebrity’s scheduled meet-and-greet with fans at a mall in Manila.
Eager fans and local celebrities who bought her signature handbags and accessories were given the chance to have an autograph and photos taken with the reality star, who came to Manila to open her fourth boutique.
Apart from launching her store, the hotel heiress partnered with a real estate firm to help design a beach-front property in Manila.
She also met up with friend and Filipino boxer Manny Pacquiao, of whom Paris admits to being a big fan.
“She has a great friendship with Manny Pacquiao and Jinkee Pacquiao and they had dinner the other night. And every night she’s with Filipinos and she said that she never felt this much warm welcome, and that’s distinctly Filipino,” said celebrity host Tim Yap.
Overwhelmed by the warm welcome of Filipino fans, the Hollywood star’s official website and twitter account were abuzz with pictures and videos of her time in Manila.
Her dinner with the Pacquiaos even became a trending topic on Twitter.
“The Filipino people are so genuine and real. And it’s just been an incredible experience and thank you all again, and I can’t wait to come back. I love you,” said Hilton.
Filipino fans can’t get enough of Paris Hilton, and she said she’s looking forward to coming to the country very soon to experience more of the Philippines.