I am beyond thrilled and honored to be working with Jamie King and Simon Fuller, both legendsHilton, Fuller looking for new boy band Jan 15, 2010
I was assaulted by Will.I.Am of the Black Eyed Peas and his security guards. I am bleeding. Please, I need to file a police report. No jokeArrest made in alleged Hilton assault Jun 22, 2009
I don't need to respect you, and you're a fag. You're gay, and stop being such a faggotGLAAD criticizes Hilton for anti-gay slurs Jun 23, 2009
We're going to bring a whole new level of Perezcious fun to the Jersey ShoreStars line up for Perez Hilton stage show Oct 25, 2010
Mario Armando Lavandeira, Jr. (born March 23, 1978), better known as Perez Hilton (a play on "Paris Hilton"), is an American blogger and television personality. His blog, Perezhilton.com (formerly PageSixSixSix.com), is known for posts covering gossip items about musicians, actors and celebrities. He is also known for posting tabloid photographs over which he has added his own captions or "doodles." His blog has garnered negative attention for its attitude, its active "outing" of alleged closeted celebrities and its role in the increasing coverage of celebrities in all forms of media.
Hilton was born in Miami, Florida to parents from Cuba. He says he did not learn to speak English until he went to school. He graduated in 1996 from Miami's Belen Jesuit Preparatory School and received his BFA in drama from New York University. In 2002, Hilton moved to Los Angeles, California, where he currently resides.
After graduation from New York University in 2000, and before beginning his blogging career, Hilton attempted a career as an actor. He briefly worked as a media relations assistant for LGBT rights organization GLAAD, was a freelance writer for gay publications, worked as a receptionist for NYC gay events club Urban Outings, and was briefly the managing editor of Instinct, a gay men's magazine. He says he started blogging "because it seemed easy."