Closeup of Paris Hilton at the Blonds 2015 fashion show with long blonde curly hairstyle. Photo by Deposit Photos user fashionstock

Paris Hilton Honors Hollywood Legend Liz Taylor with Throwback Photo

On Friday, Paris Hilton paid tribute to Hollywood actress Elizabeth Taylor, who happens to be the reality TV star’s great-aunt!

She shared a sweet throwback photo of herself alongside the iconic actress and her father Richard Hilton.

She captioned the touching photo by saying, “As the icon Elizabeth Taylor once said, ‘It’s all about hope, kindness and a connection with one another.'”

So what is the 41-year-old’s connection to the famous actress? The relation came via a marriage long before the socialite was born.

Known for her many trips down the aisle, Taylor was first married to Conrad Hilton Jr.—Hilton’s great uncle—from 1950 to 1951.

Even though the marriage was short-lived, there was a lasting bond between the two families.

In 2011, the Cleopatra star died at age 79, and Hilton shared a tweet about her great-aunt after her passing.

She wrote, “So sad to hear about Elizabeth Taylor. She was so beautiful, such an inspiration, and an icon. She was an amazing humanitarian and brought smiles to everyone around the world. She was always so sweet to me, and I will really miss her.”

Photo via Deposit Photos

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