LATEST: Socialite Paris Hilton is demanded $5 million (GBP2.6 million) to star in German reality show BIG BROTHER - THE VILLAGE - after turning down their initial $1.9 million (GBP1 million) offer.

The producers ENDEMOL were in discussions with THE SIMPLE LIFE star to appear in the year-long reality TV show, in a bid of boost the program's flagging ratings.

However, after Hilton demanded $5 million, TV executives told the hotel heiress' her salary request was too high.

A spokesman for Endemol says, "$5 million was too much."

09/06/2005 21:10