The heiress starred in The Simple Life

Paris Hilton has praised her former pal Kim Kardashian for making the most of reality TV.

The socialites both made a name for themselves on the small screen, with Paris starring in The Simple Life and Kim, 32, appearing with her family in Keeping Up With The Kardashians.

And Paris insists that being followed by cameras is much tougher than it looks.

Reality TV is a lot of hard work, and Kim’s done well for herself,’ says the heiress.

Paris, 32, loved making The Simple Life, where she and former BFF Nicole Richie worked in menial jobs including helping on a farm and serving in a fast-food restaurant.

The series ran for four years from 2003 and Paris thinks it’s better than newer reality shows.

I don’t really watch reality TV now, because I don’t have time,’ the blonde star says.

As far as I’m concerned, The Simple Life was the best reality TV show going, and it turned ten years old recently.

It’s timeless, iconic and you can still watch it.’

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Anna Francis