In the documentary, Paris discusses her leaked sex tape with then-boyfriend Rick Fallomon. She became the brunt of jokes across media platforms, and despite feeling completely broken, managed to maintain strength through adversity. The film, 1 Night in Paris, was co-created with her former boyfriend Rick Salomon for personal use, and was later purchased by Vivid Entertainment; seen in 'People don't really think about the long-term repercussions, which is why Paris is sharing moments from her earlier life, where she made mistakes or trusted people she shouldn't have that took advantage of her. She nabbed a starring role in the hit Fox reality show The Simple Life three years later, making her a household name. So it was a really hard choice! I was like, 'I just don't want to live,' because I thought everything was taken away from me. Hilton, 37, rose to fame when she was 19 years old after a " Vanity Fair" photo shoot with her sister in Hilton almost single-handedly pioneered this brand of fame. I didn't want to be known as that. We looked at a lot of different options because I am friends with so many incredible designers who are so talented. I want to do something that is real, that has impact,'' the director said. But Hilton's celebrity skyrocketed after a sex tape with then-boyfriend Rick Fallomon was leaked in There is so much to be learned from Paris Hilton. In the new film, Hilton opened up about the incident and talked about the trauma that lingered for years after. She said the documentary was a rare opportunity to break beyond her mediated persona.