Posted on November 21, 2020 at 12:59 GMT | Update: 1:15 p.m. GMT, November 21, 2020

She is credited with paving the way for a host of reality TV stars, including Kim Kardashian and Kylie Jenner

And Paris Hilton has boldly declared herself the inventor of the selfie, as she shared a 14-year-old photo of herself posing with pop icon Britney Spears on Friday

The social media trailblazer, 39, celebrated the anniversary of the comeback photo with hitmaker Toxic, 38, as she dubbed them both ‘legends’

Trend designer: Paris Hilton, right, declared herself the inventor of the selfie, sharing a 14-year-old photo alongside Britney Spears, left, Friday

The famous duo both rocked their signature blonde locks in straight hairstyles and wore light makeupParis were seen wearing a gray cardigan with a collar while Britney opted for a cream satin shirt

The blonde couple have been buddies for many years, and Paris opened up about Britney’s personality and their friendship on SiriusXM’s Andy Cohen Live in September.

She said: ‘I saw her this summer We had dinner, I saw her in Malibu I love her so much She is so sweet and so innocent and such a nice girl We just talk about happy things Music , fashion … funny things

‘Legends only’: The social media pioneer, 39, celebrated the throwback photo anniversary with hitmaker Toxic, 38, as she dubbed them both ‘legends’

Friends: The blonde duo have been friends for many years, and Paris opened up about Britney’s personality and friendship on SiriusXM’s Andy Cohen Live in September

‘I never like to bring up negative things and make people uncomfortable, so I never talked about [guardianship] with her’

Paris was referring to Britney’s guardianship, which is controlled by her father and began in 2008 after her infamous 2007 blackout where she shaved her head in a salon in Tarzana, Calif.

Britney subsequently lost custody of her children and was placed in involuntary 5150 psychiatric custody in 2008 at Ronald Reagan Medical Center UCLA, prompting the need for guardianship by her father

Pals: The reality TV star said of Britney: ‘She’s so sweet and so innocent and such a nice girl We’re just talking about happy things Music, fashion … fun things’ (pictured with Sean Combs in 2014 )

Joined at the hip: The stars were often seen partying together at hot spots around the world in the 2000s and were frequently joined by auburn starlet Lindsay Lohan (pictured in 2012)

Britney wants her father removed, claiming he doesn’t want to share control of his $ 60 million plus fortune and she recently announced that it won’t happen until things change

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Paris shared her thoughts on guardianship with host Andy, saying, “ I feel like if you’re an adult you should be able to live your life and not be controlled

‘I think maybe this is because I am so controlled I can understand what it would feel like and I can’t imagine now if it happened to me again

‘After working your whole life and working so hard she’s this icon and I just feel like she has no control over her life and I don’t think it’s fair’

Paris faced her own challenges, as she spoke about her past trauma in her documentary This Is Paris, released in September

Retail therapy: Paris and Britney went Christmas shopping together in 2006 with Britney’s son, Sean Preston Federline, whom she shares with her ex-husband, Kevin, 42

The reality TV star said she was abused and subjected to ‘torture’ while at Provo Canyon School in Utah as a child

Other stars have spoken about their experiences at this school and others like it, including Michael Jackson’s daughter Paris Jackson and tattoo artist Kat Von D

The Provo Canyon School is now under new ownership and the administration said they could not comment on what had happened before, including the time spent in Paris

The owners of the school declined to comment, referring to a statement on the school’s website that the previous owners sold the school in 2000

Family: Paris discussed Britney’s father, Jamie, who ran her guardianship, which began in 2008 after his break-up in 2007 He now controls over $ 60 million of his fortune

Overcoming the Trauma: Paris faced her own challenges, as she revealed she was abused at Utah’s Provo Canyon School as a child in her documentary This Is Paris, released in September

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