Paris Hilton denied entry to Japan following drug conviction

Paris Hilton was detained and questioned for six hours after landing at the Narita International Airport in Japan. Immigration questioned the socialite about her recent arrest and conviction of cocaine possession and the decision was reached that she would have to return to the States.

As reported on the Daily Mail, under Japanese law, immigration officials may deny entry to anyone convicted of a drug-related crime. Paris had flown to Japan with her sister Nicky to present their fall/winter fashion collections. A representative for the reality star had the following to say: “Paris is very disappointed and fought hard to keep her business commitments and to see her fans, but she is forced to postpone her commitments in Asia.

“Paris understands and respects the rules and laws of the immigration authorities in Japan and fully wishes to cooperate with them.

“Paris looks forward to returning in the future to a country she loves and has been coming to for the past 10 years.”

Read our coverage about when Paris was arrested for possession of cocaine and how Paris struck a plea bargain to avoid Prison

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