Paris Hilton up for Webby
- Bang Showbiz
- 15 April 2009
Paris Hilton has been nominated for a Webby Award for her spoof presidential campaign video
Paris Hilton's presidential campaign has been nominated for an award.
The socialite's spoof 'Paris For President' internet videos - made in response to an advert referring to the blonde star in Senator John McCain's campaign - is up for a Webby Award, which recognises excellence on the internet.
Paris' clip, produced for FunnyOrDie.com, is nominated for Best Comedy: Individual Short.
Other nominees include Jack Black, Rashida Jones and Neil Patrick Harris for 'Prop 8: The Musical' - which is also up for Best Writing - and Rob Corddry's 'Children's Hospital' starring Megan Mullally.
Voting is open to anyone at http://pv.webbyawards.com until April 30, and the winners will be announced on May 5.
The online edition of the New York Times newspaper leads the nominations, with nods in 13 categories.
The winners of the 13th annual Webby Awards will be honoured at a gala in New York on June 8, hosted by 'Saturday Night Live' star Seth Myers.