Paris Hilton cleared of drug charges

Paris Hilton and sister Nicky Hilton check out some extravagant jewelry in Hollywood, CA on June 28, 2010 where the socialite queen traded in her usual pink for a bright, unmissable striped colored dress and looked ready for summer! Fame Pictures, IncTonight news hit the net that Paris Hilton was arrested in South Africa for drug  possession – however this wasn’t exactly the case.

Good news travels fast, but bad news travels even faster.

It’s only two hours since Paris tweeted saying: ‘South Africa is such a beautiful place. Loves it!’

According to, Paris appeared briefly late Friday in a South African courtroom after being arrested on suspicion of possession of marijuana.

However, a spokesperson for Paris has since told TMZ: ‘Paris was detained and questioned by police, after someone in her entourage allegedly was caught smoking marijuana at the Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium, where the World Cup is being held.’

They reported that Paris was released and apparently cops even apologised for misidentifying her.

The rep claims the culprit has already pled guilty, paid a small fine and has since been released.