Did Paris profit from pirated pics?

A picture is worth a thousand words - and possibly several thousand dollars. Nicole Richie and Joel Madden held their baby shower at the Beverly Hills Hotel last Sunday, with exclusive coverage granted to InStyle mag. But early last week, pirated pics of the Wizard-of-Oz-themed party were being offered by a source to competing magazines. And one pal suspects Paris Hilton might have had something to do with it. "All the photos that were offered had Paris right in the center of them, as the star," says the insider. "They look set up." The pics, priced at around $3,000 to $4,000, did not sell since the celebrity tabloids closed early last week due to Thanksgiving. "None of the money would have been for Paris - for her it's about the attention," said the spy. Hilton's rep said, "Paris was a hostess of the shower, which a large number of people attended. Many of these guests were taking photos with camera phones...there is no way she had anything to do with this."

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