Actress Emma Watson was stunned to see how many unworn clothes Paris Hilton had in her wardrobe and believes excessive consumerism is a form of kleptomania.
The 23-year-old actress was shocked when she visited the hotel heiress’ lavish mansion to film scenes for her new film The Bling Ring – since Hilton was a victim of the thieving Bling Ring gang in real life.
It’s almost like consumerism as a form of kleptomania. She could never wear all of those clothes and half of them were brand new and still had the price tag on. But I suppose she just bought them to have them. We’ve all bought things on impulse but that’s an entirely different thing,” she said.
It appears the Bling Ring gang – who famously stole 2 million pounds of luxury goods from the homes of celebrities in the Hollywood Hills,including Lindsay Lohan and Miranda Kerr – would have been wasting their time had they targeted Watson.
Despite her personal fortune standing at over 26 million pounds,the starlet insists she is far more down-to-earth and would never waste money on unnecessary clothes and accessories. “I’ve got about eight pairs of shoes and that’s it.