Paris Hilton sparks Muslim outrage with store launch in Saudi Arabia's holy city

Newstrack India 20 November 2012

Socialite and hotel heiress Paris Hilton has sparked outrage in the Middle East by opening a new store in Saudi Arabia's Holy city of Mecca. Saudis took to Twitter to say Hilton, who once starred in a sex video, was 'insulting Mecca' by bringing her business venture to the city.

Hundreds lashed out at the celebrity entrepreneur with their tweets, with some saying it was an 'affront' to the 'principal sanctuary' of Islam. (continue reading...)