Maybe it's time for Netflix.
Paris Hilton was cited for driving with a suspended license in Los Angeles late Tuesday after officers spotted the heiress speeding and driving without her headlights on, purportedly on a DVD run.
The 25-year-old was pulled over on Sunset Boulevard at roughly 11 p.m. The stop took place just after Hilton had left the West Hollywood Virgin Megastore, where, per rep Elliot Mintz, she had just finished picking up some movies on disc.
Los Angeles County sheriff's deputies say they spotted Hilton's blue Bentley Continental GTC motoring rather quickly down the road sans headlights. Upon pulling over the Simple Life star, deputies learned that she was driving with a suspended license, which resulted in a ticket and the impounding of her posh ride.
It is not immediately clear whether Hilton's license was suspended as a result of her no-contest plea to alcohol-related reckless driving last month.
The Los Angeles city attorney, meanwhile, is awaiting a report from the sheriff's department to verify Hilton's citation. According to city attorney spokesman Frank Manteljan, once the office confirms the traffic stop, prosecutors will move to revoke Hilton's probation in that earlier case, at which point the heiress could face up to 90 days in jail.
Mateljan said it would be unlikey Hilton would be hit with such a sentence, however.
In any event, Hilton was apparently unaware that her license had been suspended. Deputies also said that there was no sign of drinking or drugs in the latest incident.
According to Mintz, absentmindedness was the real culprit.
Mintz said that Hilton, who was alone at the time of the traffic stop, didn't realize her headlights were off, as she had just left the brightly lit Virgin parking structure.
The publicist told the Associated Press that Hilton called him shortly after the incident and asked if her license had been suspended.
"If that's the case, she and I are unaware of it," he said.
The police, however, were, and, as is typical of such instances, were required to haul away Hilton's $190,000 convertible, which could be held for up to 30 days, and subsequently "release [Hilton] in the field." The field being Sunset Boulevard.
Following the incident, Mintz said that Hilton called a friend to pick her up, at which point she returned to her West Hollywood home.
No court dates have been set.
Last September, the reality star was pulled over on misdemeanor suspicion of driving under the influence. Last month, she pleaded no contest to the lesser charge of reckless driving. She was fined $400, placed on three years' probation and ordered to attend an alcohol-education course.