Will Paris Hilton do Simple Life again? Heiress reflects on 'amazing' experience alongside Nicole Richie and claims she was a 'pioneer' in reality TV genre

Society princess and billion dollar heiress Paris Hilton starred alongside pal Nicole Richie more than 10 years ago as part of The Simple Life.?

And Paris, now 36, reflected on her experience on the reality TV show during a chat with the Today show on Wednesday.

The actress and singer lit up while discussing her past: 'The Simple Life was so much fun! It was definitely before its time.'

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Will Paris Hilton do Simple Life again? Heiress reflects on 'amazing' experience alongside Nicole Richie and claims she was a 'pioneer' in reality TV genre

Will Paris Hilton do Simple Life again? Heiress reflects on 'amazing' experience alongside Nicole Richie and claims she was a 'pioneer' in reality TV genre

Paris claimed she was a 'pioneer in that world' and helped create 'a whole new genre' of television entertainment.

'It's amazing how all of these young people now are inspired by it and making incredible careers out of it. it makes me feel amazing as a women to be an inspiration to somebody,' she said of reality TV shows these days.

Host Sylvia Jefffreys asked if her life now differed much from her Simple Life days, to which the DJ was quick to give a response.?

'It was definitely before its time':?Paris claimed she was a 'pioneer in that world' and helped create 'a whole new genre' of television entertainment

'It was definitely before its time':?Paris claimed she was a 'pioneer in that world' and helped create 'a whole new genre' of television entertainment

'Back then I was just having fun':?Society princess and billion dollar heiress Paris starred alongside pal Nicole Richie more than 10 years ago as part of The Simple Life

'Back then I was just having fun':?Society princess and billion dollar heiress Paris starred alongside pal Nicole Richie more than 10 years ago as part of The Simple Life

'Back then I was just having fun, it was something new and different, but now I care mostly about my friends and family, my business, my boyfriend and my pets,' she said.

Paris is currently dating American model and actor Chris Zylka, who she went public with in February.

She continued: 'It's not about going out and parting anymore, it's more about real life.'

'I care mostly about my friends and family, my business, my boyfriend and my pets':?Paris is with American model and actor Chris Zylka, who she went public with in February

'I care mostly about my friends and family, my business, my boyfriend and my pets':?Paris is with American model and actor Chris Zylka, who she went public with in February

Paris is currently in Australia to launch her?23rd fragrance Rosé' Rush.

While in Sydney, Paris has cuddled up with koalas and kangaroos.

During the chat, she also mentioned she is developing a Virtual Reality game.?

That's hot!?While in Sydney, Paris has cuddled up with koalas and kangaroos

That's hot!?While in Sydney, Paris has cuddled up with koalas and kangaroos

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