In an interesting article, MonstersandCritics.com claim Paris and Nicole's "stock" has plummeted with paparazzi. Here's the story:
"Celebrity physics 101. Too much exposure + advancing age + public boredom = Paris Hilton and Nicole Richie. Paparazzi buzz around Los Angeles is these two just aren't worth it anymore, and have been eclipsed by the impending Posh Spice invasion, and some newer hotter stars like buns of steel, Jessica Biel, hottie brunette, singer and actress Hilary Duff and other new notables.
There is no doubt that English rose Victoria Beckham has bumped Paris, Lindsay and company off the paparazzi hot list. Magazine demand for photos of Paris has leveled off, and off-record some big shooters have told us it is a classic case of overexposure.
Enter Posh Spice, a new face and energy boost to Los Angeles, with retailers and stylists falling over each other vying for her lucrative attention.
Time will tell if the attention starved Paris will attempt a faux friendship (a la Britney Spears) with wily Victoria, to glom onto her rising star."
I don't want to read about Posh anymore than I want to read about Paris. But I'll admit, this whole Parisexposed.com scandal is pretty juicy, and I DO find myself reading about it and looking at the pics on Celebitchy.com.