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Now We Know: Paris Hilton Can Probably Read

So Adam McKay called up Paris Hilton after John McCain used her as an example of a dumb celebrity in his ad and was like “Hey come do a video for our website, we will write the words and you’ll read them off cards in your backyard.” The thing about self-deprecating humor, though, is you have to think of it yourself. If you make fun of yourself without knowing it, it doesn’t count. Have writers or don’t have writers, whatever, but don’t obviously have writers writing things for you where the entire joke is based on you actually being dumb:

The takeaway is: Paris Hilton is as dumb as someone can be while still being able to read, and Adam McKay has her phone number.