Paris Hilton avoids jail on coke charge, Katy Perry stands by her man

paris-hilton-getty.jpgA few easy-to-digest pieces of celebrity news for your Saturday:

Paris Hilton will stay out of jail -- and avoid a felony charge on her record -- by pleading to lesser charges in her Las Vegas cocaine arrest. She's scheduled to plead guilty to misdemeanor drug possession and obstruction and get a year of probation on Monday. [ Las Vegas Review-Journal]

Katy Perry is not so upset with fiancé Russell Brand's arrest for allegedly hitting a paparazzo on Friday. She tweets, "If you cross the line & try and put a lens up my dress, my fiancé will do his job and protect me." Aww. [ Popeater]