July 2nd, 2010
08:00 PM ET

Paris Hilton detained in South Africa

[Updated at 8:00 p.m.] A drug charge has been dropped against Paris Hilton, who was detained Friday in South Africa on suspicion of marijuana possession, police said.

Paris Hilton appeared in a South African magistrate court Friday after
being detained earlier in the day on allegations of possessing marijuana, CNN affiliate ETV reported.

Read the full story on CNN.com.

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  1. mike

    She'll be released and deported back the the US cuz lets face it, South Africa wants her as much as Texas wants Perez Hilton.

    July 2, 2010 at 7:12 pm | Report abuse |
  2. Steve

    So what?

    July 2, 2010 at 7:12 pm | Report abuse |
  3. Art H

    Keep her there please and don't let her out. Good riddance !

    July 2, 2010 at 7:15 pm | Report abuse |
  4. MannyMo

    Damn! From L.A. County Jail to a South African Jail!!!! That's got to suck!!!! Will she be on "Locked Up Abroad" or will it be "Locked Up, A Broad" !!!! :)

    July 2, 2010 at 7:15 pm | Report abuse |
  5. AntiWar

    I can't believe that such news is on front page of CNN.

    July 2, 2010 at 7:16 pm | Report abuse |
  6. Alex

    Too bad it wasn't Singapore where she got caught, now that would be FUN!

    July 2, 2010 at 7:16 pm | Report abuse |
  7. mike

    what a bunch of haters... I would smoke pot with Paris any day of the week

    July 2, 2010 at 7:16 pm | Report abuse |
  8. aroth

    Awesome. They should throw the book at her.

    July 2, 2010 at 7:19 pm | Report abuse |
  9. Scotter

    KEEP HER!!!!!!!!!

    July 2, 2010 at 7:19 pm | Report abuse |
  10. james

    In the old Tarzan movies they would tie people down and put cobras in front of them..just a thought.

    July 2, 2010 at 7:22 pm | Report abuse |
  11. Sativa Purp

    Getting caught is a total waste of good weed...wtg Paris

    July 2, 2010 at 7:22 pm | Report abuse |
  12. Raevyn

    OMG.....I can't stop laughing.....thank you CNN.

    July 2, 2010 at 7:22 pm | Report abuse |
  13. Josh

    Maybe she feels Africa is a place where anything goes.

    July 2, 2010 at 7:23 pm | Report abuse |
  14. james

    In the old Tarzan movies they would tie people down and put cobras in front of them..just an idea.

    July 2, 2010 at 7:23 pm | Report abuse |
  15. Steven

    From what I know of Africa buying her way out should be no problem. I just hope it costs her a lot.

    July 2, 2010 at 7:24 pm | Report abuse |
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