By DAILY MAIL REPORTER
That's not hot: Paris Hilton lost her cool during an interview with ABC News at her Los Angeles mansion this week
Paris Hilton stormed out of a U.S TV interview after she was asked if she was past her prime.
The reality TV star took offence at the question and pulled the plug on the interview with Dan Harris of ABC News at her Los Angeles mansion.
She first become agitated when the journalist suggested she had been eclipsed by her best friend turned rival, Kim Kardashian.
He asked: 'Do you worry at times that people who have followed in your footsteps like Kim Kardashian are over shadowing you?'
Tension in the air: The reality TV star became agitated when anchor Dan Harris suggested her friend turned rival Kim Kardashian had overshadowed her
Through gritted teeth, she replied: 'No, not at all.'
She became even more irritated when mentioned that her latest reality TV show The World According to Paris has struggled in the ratings.
The journalist continued: 'Do you worry about your moment having passed?'
Hilton, 30, glanced across at her publicist off camera before getting up from her chair and stormed out.
She could be heard saying off camera: 'I don't want all this being used.'
And she's off: The reality star walked away when Harris suggested her 'moment' had passed
After a 'heated' discussion between Harris, Hilton and her publicist, she eventually returned to camera to deliver an apparently well-rehearsed answer.
'I've been doing this for 15 years now, so it's been a long time so just like any other business person or someone in the industry, it is always important to reinvent yourself and come up with new projects,' she said.
Before that Hilton had been happy to discuss her changing career.
'So many people that are rich do nothing.
Did it strike a nerve? Paris was clearly furious at the line of questioning
Making a run for it: Paris pictured out today in Beverly Hills going for a run with her sister Nicky