Paris sues Hallmark

Paris Hilton filed a lawsuit this week against Hallmark Cards, claiming they used her likeness without permission. The heiress alleges Hallmark created a card entitled "Paris's First Day as a Waitress." The card features a picture of Hilton's face superimposed over a cartoon of a waitress serving food that says, "Don't touch that, it's hot. What's hot? That's hot." Hilton is suing for damages in excess of $100,000, claiming Hallmark "failed to properly obtain approval." A rep for card company said, "Some of Hallmark's new humor greeting cards are parodies of today's most popular celebrities and politicians. These cards take a satirical look at news and gossip surrounding these public features, including Paris Hilton, and we do not believe Hallmark has violated any of Ms. Hilton's rights."