The popular celebrity was interviewed by Jimmy Fallon about his NFT purchases and upcoming releases
In a TV interview, Paris Hilton highlighted her involvement in the world of non-fungible tokens.
Hilton appeared on NBC’s “The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon” promoting her show “Paris in Love,” which airs on Comcast’s streaming platform Peacock
Hilton and Jimmy Fallon also spent time talking about NFTs, both members of the community.
Fallon highlighted Hilton’s latest appearance on the show, explaining to the host what NFTs are. Fallon acknowledged that Hilton has been included in a list of the 50 most influential people in the NFT space.
“I’m proud and I love being a part of the community,” Hilton said.
Fallon pointed out to his interviewees that he entered the NFT world by purchasing Bored Ape Yacht Club tokens, which he previously announced on an episode of NFT artist Beeple.
“I have an ape (ape) too,” Hilton once said. “I copied yours and bought one too.”
Hilton announced on the show that she purchased Bored Ape #1294 with the help of MoonPay, which also facilitated Fallon’s purchase. Hilton’s Ape features purple backgrounds (13% ape), sunglasses (4%), red hair (5%), boring mouths (23%) and S&M hats (2%).
“We’re part of the same community, all apes,” Fallon said.
because it matters
NFT discussions between Fallon and Hilton underscore the continued interest of celebrities. The Bored Ape Yacht Club gets free publicity on major TV shows thanks to its well-received and celebrity-acclaimed programs.
In addition to sharing the details of her purchase of Ape, Hilton also highlighted the upcoming NFT launch with Super Plastic and Origin Protocol.
. The NFT titled “My Forever Fairytale” features a collage of memories of Hilton and her husband Carter.
All show attendees received free NFTs. Fallon told viewers they were making history with the first NFT giveaway on TV.