Paris Hilton thought she was asexual before meeting her husband
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Paris Hilton has opened up about how she questioned her own sexuality before meeting her husband, revealing how she thought she was asexual for quite some time.
The reality star married Carter Reum in 2021 after the pair had been dating for two years - they have since welcomed their first child together last month, with Paris revealing her son's arrival in an adorable Instagram post.
While Paris, 42, seems more loved up than ever, she recently opened up about how things weren't always as sweet in her younger years when her fame was at its height.
The socialite rose to fame through the 2003 reality series The Simple Life, and while Hilton became well known for her wild-child persona, it turns out this wasn't the case at all in real life.
Speaking recently to Harper's Bazaar about this time in her life, she revealed she thought of herself as asexual in her twenties, saying: "I was known as a sex symbol, but anything sexual terrified me.
"I called myself the ‘kissing bandit’ because I only liked to make out. A lot of my relationships didn’t work out because of that."
On top of the 'awful' sexual experiences and the release of a sex tape against her will in 2004, Paris was also targeted and groomed by a male teacher in middle school - something she opens up about in her new book, Paris: A Memoir.
She then revealed how meeting Carter at a Thanksgiving party in 2019 changed her perspective on sex and relationships: "It wasn’t until Carter that I finally am not that way. I enjoy hooking up with my husband.
"He’s not famous. He’s smart. He comes from a nice family. He’s a good person."
Paris then added: "I just feel like after all the hell I’ve been through, I’m finally getting what I deserve, which is someone I can trust and someone to build a real life with."
The announcement of Paris' baby came as a shock to many last month as the star kept her pregnancy extremely low-key and private.
However, fans were aware of Paris and her husband's IVF journey which began at the 'height of the Covid-19 pandemic'.
Paris told People: "We started going and doing it like a few months in because the world was shut down.
"We knew we wanted to start a family, and I was like, 'This is perfect timing. Usually, I'm on a plane 250 days out of the year, and let's just get all of the eggs stocked and ready,' and we have tons of them just waiting."
Now, as a new mother, Paris concluded her interview with Bazaar by saying: "It’s a good feeling to be real.
"To not feel like some cartoon character all the time. It’s a really good feeling."