LOS ANGELES, CA Tuesday Jul.17.2007 /netmusiccountdown.com/ -- Paris Hilton is featured on the U.K. cover of Smashing Pumpkins' single "Tarantula."

According to contactmusic.com, the band's frontman, Billy Corgan, took the photo of the celebutante. Corgan says his original idea was to get Hilton, Britney Spears and Lindsay Lohan to pose all together, but decided against it.

Corgan explains, "We decided that that was probably gonna be too prohibitive 'cause then you would get into, like, those girls fighting amongst each other."

"Paris, I knew personally, and I hung out with her a few times, and so I asked her. I said, `Would you be willing to do this?' And, God bless her, she came, she showed up at 10 am on a Sunday morning, sat in the chair, got made up and we shot her."

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