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Socialite Paris Hilton was left with a lifelong suspicion of men after the notorious leak of her sex tape.

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The hotel heiress was devastated when the intimate footage, showing her romping with her then-boyfriend Rick Salomon, hit the Internet in 2004, and she later sued him for leaking the tape.

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Hilton previously denied rumors that she had consented to the leak to gain publicity for her reality TV show "The Simple Life," and now she has revealed the scandal had a huge impact on her and she finds it impossible to trust any man.

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Hilton tells Britain's Stella magazine, "It was devastating because that was someone I was with for a few years. I don't think I'll ever be able to fully trust any man again after that. It was just the most hurtful and awful thing that anyone could do to a little girl. I was very young, it wasn't my fault."