Paris Hilton on trial

Posted by Tricia Dunn

MIAMI, FL (WFLX) - Paris Hilton goes on trial in Miami, accused in a federal lawsuit.

The hotel heiress is accused of not doing enough to promote a movie she filmed in 2006. The lawsuit claims she didn't honor her contract to promote the DVD release.

The lawsuit seeks more than 8 million dollars from Hilton and her entertainment firm. Hilton says she did everything she could.

Hilton is expected to testify Friday.