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(June 29, 2015) – Things appeared to get a little too real for former reality TV star and hotel heiress Paris Hilton.
The host of an Egyptian TV show pulled off an elaborate prank convincing Hilton she was about to die in a plane crash during an aerial tour in Dubai.
The video shows Hilton and other passengers panicking as alarms go off and the plane appears to be going down. Some passengers jump out in parachutes, though Hilton says she “doesn’t want to jump.”
After the plane finally makes a safe landing, the host breaks the news to Hilton, who didn’t seem very happy about the elaborate hoax.
“I almost thought I was going to die,” she says. “That’s been my biggest fear my whole life, dying in a plane.”
The stunt was for an episode of the TV show “Ramez in Control.”
Hilton later tweeted about the incident: