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The glory days

From far away, this could be a picture of you from freshman year: the entrance bracelet, the French manicure, the pose where you casually throw yourself into a friend’s arms. Upon closer inspection, it’s Kim, Paris, and a DJ whose parents own a chain of pizza restaurants.

TBT: See Photos of Paris Hilton and Kim Kardashian When They Were Friends


By Leah Prinzivalli. Photos: Getty Images.

It’s been 10 years since Kim Kardashian came into our lives, and we have Paris Hilton to thank. In 2006, reality TV’s original heiress was in need of a closet organizer and a friend who would be willing to tag along on photo ops. Paris turned to Kim and the world shifted a bit on its axis. Kim and Paris were besties-slash-colleagues until 2007, when Kim struck out on her own with Keeping Up With the Kardashians. She has been known to toss Paris a #tbt. As KUWTK fans may have noticed, she still likes an organized closet—but she’s only got time for her own now.

This story originally appeared on Glamour.

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