The series premiered on December 2, 2003, shortly after the release of Hilton's sex tape.Hilton was involved in creating a perfume line by Parlux Fragrances.
The website noted that her character was, basically, herself: "Hilton plays—what else?
—a spoiled American socialite who shops on three continents in one day.
The Simple Life was canceled after three seasons in 2005 following a dispute between Hilton and Richie.
Hilton said, "It's no big secret that Nicole and I are no longer friends.
Hilton earns over $10 million a year from product sales.