About

Perez Hilton doesn't just write about the stars, he is one. An internet gossip phenom since May 2005, Perez breaks hot news, attends star-studded celebrity events, has his own radio show, and appears regularly on television and in press coverage of the entertainment industry. Perez continues to expand his empire with his suite of websites including CocoPerez, Teddy Hilton, FitPerez, and Perezitos.

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Audience

Perez Hilton averages 220 Million Impressions and 12 Million unique readers per month.

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The Perez Hilton Method for Taking Over a Niche
Huffington Post, 08/20/2014
“Perez Hilton not only has his finger on the pulse of what is happening, but also has a unique connection with his audience -- plus he got his start as a blogger.”

Perez Hilton Talks New 'Pop Up,' Calls Radio the 'Real Enemy of the Music Industry' (Exclusive)
hollywoodreporter.com, 12/02/2013
“I view this as a great outlet to promote lesser-known artists, and it's a great vehicle for discovery,' Hilton explains. 'I was excited for the opportunity to create something different and that is an alternative to Now That's What I Call Music!, which is just giving people what they know.”

Perez Hilton, Bunim/Murray Developing 'Gay Dads' Docuseries (Exclusive)
hollywoodreporter.com, 12/04/2013
“The New York-set unscripted series will follow the single father and a group of gay dads as they support each other through the ups and downs of raising children.”

A chip off the old blog! Perez Hilton's son Mario Armando Lavadeira III shows an uncanny resemblance to celebrity blogger with his long locks
dailymail.co.uk, 07/29/13
“He said he is at one with his decision to have a child on his own: “I knew it was going to happen this way because boyfriends and husbands may come and go, but kids are forever,” he said after the boy was born.”

Perez Hilton's Mother Sings Spanish Lullaby 'Duermete Mi Niño...' To Baby Mario (VIDEO)
huffingtonpost.com, 08/02/13
“I'm working and thankfully my mom is a very hands on grandmother and helps me with my son Perez Jr., she lives just a block away so she's over all the time,"the 35-year-old star says at the beginning of the video. "So when I'm really busy with working she helps keep him entertained.”

Celebrity blogger Perez Hilton announces he's moving to New York
latimes.com, 08/16/13
“Papa Perez, whose real name is Mario Lavandeira Jr., posted a video Wednesday making the big announcement, appropriately set to the tune of "Empire State of Mind" by Jay Z and Alicia Keys. "I have some very exciting and slightly scary and anxiety-causing news to share," the blogger said, calling the announcement "mostly happy joyous" as he bounced his son on his leg.”

Perez Hilton Records Song for 2013 BROADWAY'S CAROLS FOR A CURE
CBS Los Angeles, 10/02/13
“Celebrity gossip blogger and Broadway fan Perez Hilton is showing his support for the 2013 Broadway's Carols for a Cure, Volume 15, singing an original song called "Perez's 2013 Holiday Dishlist," with music by Jason Michael Webb, and lyrics by Lynn Pinto and George Howe.”

Perez Hilton Has Baby, Wishes He Could Be Pregnant, Vows to Be Better Man
nymag.com, 10/20/13
“A week after the birth, he broke the news on his website and became the No. 1 trending topic on Twitter. "Congratulations on becoming a father to a new baby boy," tweeted The Talk.”

Notorious Hollywood Blogger Perez Hilton Discovers His Softer Side Through New Son
CBS Los Angeles, 05/06/13
“It's been amazing, enlightening, exhausting and incredibly rewarding," [Perez] said. "I feel like I have baby brain. It's kinda mushy at times. He's also made me a lot more centered.”

Perez Hilton-Curated 'Pop Up' Comp Spotlights Emerging Indie Acts
hollywoodreporter.com, 04/30/13
“As an A&R consultant, the creator of the successful "One Night In..." concert series and the host of his own "Radio Perez" segment, tastemaking is in his musical blood (just ask Katy Perry, whom he helped launch) and has inspired two compilation albums.”

A Gossip Bad Boy Tries Being Nice
The New York Times, 10/17/12
“On a recent rainy Tuesday, the pop-culture personality known as Perez Hilton strode onstage at the Kirk Theater on 42nd Street and broke into song. It was a solo in "Newsical the Musical," the Off Broadway revue, and the guest star was crooning about how he was no longer a catty gossip.”

Perez Hilton comes full circle
cnn.com, 10/5/12
“The gossip blogger... has turned over a new leaf: becoming an advocate for anti-bullying; penning a children's book; hosting celebrity-friendly TV specials and softening his daggers on his popular website.”

Perez Hilton: Queen of all media 'Pops Up' in music
examiner.com, 9/29/12
“Perez Hilton has been one of the most outspoken and opinionated voices on the leading edge of pop culture for close to a decade. The passion behind those opinions has lead to the discovery of some of today's hottest Pop artists (i.e. Lady Gaga, Karmin and Greyson Chance) and, most recently, to the inspiration and release of a new original CD compilation.”

Blogger off-Broadway: Perez Hilton joins cast of 'NEWSical'
Los ANgeles Times, 8/17/12
“NEWSical, like Hilton, turns headlines into punchlines in its revolving lineup of songs that lampoon current events and celebrities such as President Obama and Lady Gaga. For Hilton's arrival, composer-lyricist Rick Crom will add a Chick-fil-A number and a song about the controversial columnist performed by the man himself.”

Gossip guy
ft.com, 8/3/12
“He recently lost 80lbs and has become exercise obsessed – one of many changes he has made since 2010, when he shocked his fans by vowing to stop being mean to the people he wrote about. The change in tone does not seem to have hurt business: the gossip blog he started from a coffee shop eight years ago has grown into an entertainment news empire spanning five websites and attracting a combined 12 million visitors a month.”

Exclusive: Perez Hilton Announces 'Pop Up' Music Compilation
Billboard.biz, 6/26/12
“Though perhaps best known for the celebrity blog www.perezhilton.com he launched in 2004, Hilton has always had a hand in promoting music. 'Music is my passion and I consider it not just an opportunity but also a responsibility to share great new tunes with my readers,' Hilton said in a statement.”

Digital Power Index: Personalities
Lifetime Achievement Award: Perez Hilton

TheDailyBeast.com, 6/24/12
“Perez Hilton was listed as The Lifetime Achievement Award blogger on the Digital Power Index: Personalities gallery.”

Celebrity Blogger Perez Hilton's Newfound Purpose
Oprah.com, 4/23/12
“Perez Hilton appears on Oprah's Life Class with Deepak Chopra and "reveals his new purpose in life and shares his 'aha! orgasms.”

The Power List: PEREZ HILTON
OUT Magazine, 4/17/12
“The king of link-bait has increased his online empire and remains a go-to for millions who need a gossip fix.”

Glee Scoop: Perez Hilton and Rex Lee Join Lindsay Lohan for Guest Spot-With a Voice Twist!
EOnline.com, 4/19/12
“Looks like Lindsay Lohan's gonna have some famous (and infamous) friends joining her at the judging table on Glee....blogger Perez Hilton and Entourage and Suburgatory favorite Rex Lee will sit beside Lohan when she shoots her guest spot later this week, playing a judge at the Nationals singing competition.”

Perez Hilton Reveals Weight Loss, Flaunts New Body At NewNowNext Awards
The Huffington Post, 4/7/12
“Perez Hilton made jaws drop as he strolled the red carpet at LOGO's 2012 NewNowNext Awards, proudly tearing away his blazer to reveal some seriously toned abs.”

Perez Hilton 'More Comfortable In My Own Skin' At 34 (EXCLUSIVE)
The Huffington Post, 3/23/12
“If you've seen Perez Hilton recently, you've probably noticed that the Queen of All Media is thinner than he's ever been. The Huffington Post caught up with the Cuban blogger on his birthday weekend to find out how he lost over 80 pounds...why he's happier than ever before and how he plans to celebrate his 34th birthday!”

Perez Hilton's “One Night In Austin” Raises $46,800 for the VH1 Save The Music Foundation
Yahoo! Finance, 3/20/12
“For the first time, this year's fifth "One Night" showcase, the 5th in a row, benefitted a charity - the VH1 Save The Music Foundation and its mission to restore instrumental music education programs in our nation's public schools. 100% of ticket sales were donated to the cause, raising over $46,800”

Perez Hilton Rethinks His Brand of Celebrity Gossip
BusinessNewsDaily.com, 3/15/12
“He may not consider himself a mogul, but Perez has built quite an empire of digital properties. Since he began blogging about celebrities, he has expanded beyond his flagship site PerezHilton.com. His websites now include fashion site CocoPerez.com, fitness health and wellness site FitPerez.com, a pet-focused site named for his famed mini-Goldendoodle TeddyHilton.com, and Perezitos.com, a celebrity kids and parenting site.”

The Secret to Perez Hilton's Dramatic Weight Loss
Shape.com, 2/15/12
“He's a Hollywood staple, endless source of gossip, and revered personality. But what many people don't know about the self-proclaimed "Queen of all Media" Perez Hilton is that he's been hard at work trying to shed his chubby image for the last three years.”

CW Picks Up Perez Hilton Celebrity Specials
Deadline.com, 2/28/12
“The CW has picked up two episodes of Perez Hilton Superfan, an unscripted series featuring the celebrity blogger getting close and personal with a different superstar each week.”

Perez Hilton on tonight's Raw SuperShow
WWE.com, 1/16/12
“Don't miss Perez Hilton's special appearance on tonight's Raw SuperShow! He'll be the guest ring announcer for the Divas match.”

Perez Hilton interview: 'I'm sassy, without being nasty'
guardian.co.uk, 12/4/11
“Hilton's makeover coincided with a shift towards the mainstream, which included the publication of a children's book, The Boy With Pink Hair, and a four-part television series, Perez Hilton: Superfan, which begins this week.”

Perez Hilton's”Best Year Ever” Leads to New TV Show
The Advocate, 11/9/11
“Being nice is paying off for Perez Hilton, who will cap what he describes as his best year yet with the launch of a new TV series in which he will interview Lady Gaga, Enrique Iglesias, Kelly Rowland, and Katy Perry.”

Part 1 of 'Bad Girls Club' Reunion Special Hosted by Perez Hilton is #1 Cable Entertainment Show at 9p Among Women 18-34
TV by the Numbers, 11/8/11
“The episode, which was hosted by gossip guru Perez Hilton, posted impressive double digit growth”

Perez Hilton Designs Shoes For Charity
Huffingtonpost.com, 10/25/11
“Gossip columnist Perez Hilton usually spends his time snarking on celebrity fashion, but this time he's actually working to produce his own styles -- and for a good cause.”

Blogger Perez Hilton Lands Role in MTV Spanish Telenovela
latino.foxnews.com, 10/25/11
“Blogger Perez Hilton gets his first acting role in Spanish in the telenovela "Popland," playing the part of a "paparazzo's guru" who give needed advice to the show's leading character”

First look: Perez Hilton on 90210
Nylonmag.com, 10/24/11
“It looks like Shenae Grimes has a new status accessory this season: Blogger / Gaga BFF / children's book author Perez Hilton!”

Perez Hilton: Pink on the Inside
The Advocate, 9/1/11
“Almost a year since the polarizing blogger and media mogul appeared on Ellen to publicly announce that he was becoming a kinder, more positive person, Mario Lavandeira, the real man beneath Perez's mask, maintains that he was born to make the world a better place”

Perez Hilton's children's book, 'The Boy with Pink Hair'
EW.com, 9/1/11
“The Boy with Pink Hair is a... fun read for kids.”

Interview: Perez Hilton
Timeoutnewyorkkids.com, 8/15/11
“Catapulted to success by a candid, snarky website that pokes fun at celebrities and chronicles their all-too-human foibles, Perez Hilton is not just another blogger but a celebrity in his own right. His signature, no-holds-barred edge has softened of late, however, and his first children's book, The Boy with Pink Hair, debuts this month.”

Perez Hilton: Gay men were embarrassed by me but I've changed
Pinknews.co.uk, 06/27/11
“Like him or loathe him, it's hard to deny that Perez Hilton is anything less than a media phenomenon.”

193 Reasons to Have Pride: Part One
The Advocate, June-July 2011
“Because PEREZ HILTON LEARNED TO PLAY NICE-ISH...The bad boy celebrity blogger made good on his vow to cease his bullying behavior.”

Platinum Hit - Perez Hilton
TV.com, 05/30/11
“Perez Hilton stops by the studio as this week's guest judge for a topic he knows a lot about, pop!”

Scoop! Perez Hilton has deal for children's book
WSJ.com, 03/29/2011
“Celebra Children's Books, an imprint of Penguin Young Reader's Group, announced Tuesday that "The Boy With Pink Hair" is set for release in September 2011.”

Stars Turn Out For Perez Hilton's Birthday
ET Online, 03/28/2011
“The stars turned out in droves on Saturday night for Perez Hilton's Blue Ball celebrating his 33rd birthday at Siren Studios in Hollywood.”

Reconsidering Perez Hilton
Advocate.com, 03/21/2011
“This Friend of Gaga put his bad behavior behind him, made amends with former enemies, and is raising money for gay youth charities.”

Perez's rad pop party
MySanAntonio.com, 03/20/2011
“Love him or hate him, gossip blogger Perez Hilton is now part of South by Southwest.”

Perez and Teddy Hilton Adorableness!
okmagazine.com, 04/02/2011
“We're so proud to show off our ray of sunshine, Teddy Hilton, in the new issue of OK! Magazine.”

Perez Raises Money for Gay Teens
Advocate.com, 04/01/2011
“Perez Hilton is offering tickets to his upcoming star-studded birthday party to three people who make the top donations to a charity that benefits gay teens.”

How Perez Made Peace with Jennifer Aniston
ABCNews.com, 02/04/2011
“Now that Jennifer Aniston has revealed her chance encounter with Perez Hilton, the celebrity blogger hopes that more people will notice the new kinder, gentler Perez.”

Rihanna Has Perez Hilton on a Leash!
Extra TV, 02/01/2011
“In Rihanna's just-released music video, "S&M," celebrity blogger Perez Hilton must have been a very bad boy -- he's tied up, and then he's on a leash!”

2010's Most Googled Gays
Advocate.com, 12/24/2010
“Between the growth of his company, his pledge to stop bullying on Ellen, and revealing Miley's partying ways, Perez Hilton has landed himself 2010's most Googled gay.”

Perez Hilton Comes out on Fitness
ABC News, 10/23/2010
“As Perez has gotten smaller, his Internet empire has gotten bigger. Besides FitPerez.com, he's recently launched a fashion site, CocoPerez.com; an animal site, TeddyHilton.com (named after his dog); and an adult-oriented celebrity site, UnratedPerez.com.”

Perez Hilton Pledges to Be Kind
Ellen, 10/13/2010
“The controversial gossip blogger visited Ellen to share how he plans to be more kind.”

Perez Hilton Reveals How He Picks the Hits
Billboard.com, 9/20/2010
“If artists can catch his fancy enough to get their music videos included on his site, PerezHilton.com, then they can expect new fans from among the millions of Hilton devotees.”

Perez Hilton, 'The McDonald's Of The Internet'
Hartford Courant, 4/23/2010
“Mario Armando Lavandeira, Jr. is better known as Perez Hilton, a blogger, radio-show host, television personality and "juice" maker when it comes to the world of celebrity gossip.”

Perez Hilton, #26 on Out Magazine's Annual Power 50 list
Out Magazine, April 2010
“When Hilton wasn't posing for the paparazzi alongside his 'wifey,' Lady Gaga...he continued to expand his entertainment empire by launching CocoPerez.com, a fashion-based complement to his still insanely popular website.”

'Queen of All Media' Given Top Honor in Annual Libby Awards
Peta.org, 2/10/2010
“Perez Hilton has won the Libby Award for Favorite Internet Personality from peta2, the world's largest youth animal rights organization.”

The Web Celeb 25
Forbes.com, 2/2/2010
“For the third year running controversial gossip blogger Perez Hilton reigns supreme over the world of Web celebrity.”

Perez Hilton interview: The world's biggest celebrity blogstar
Mirror.co.uk, 1/23/2010
“The former drama student from Miami is worth millions...and is just breaking into the music industry - with a little help from Spice Girls' creator Simon Fuller”

Q&A: Perez Hilton
The Guardian, 1/23/2010
“In 2004 he started a gossip blog about celebrities, perezhilton.com....It is now one of the top 1,000 sites in the world.”

Perez Hilton, 'American Idol' Creator Launch Boy Band Search
MTV.com, 1/14/2010
“Gossip blogger Perez Hilton, “American Idol” creator Simon Fuller and tour director Jamie King are...combining forces to look for what they are billing as “The Boy Band for the Next Generation!” in an online contest.”

Alter Egos
Los Angeles Magazine, December 2009
“Beyond his syndicated radio gig, Perez has expanded into a clothing line, a book, ads for Levi's and Gap, plus appearances at events, in music videos and movies, and on TV.”

The Guru of Gossip
Hispanic Magazine, December 2009
“With a growing legion of followers, a foray into multiple industries and a new passion for fashion, Perez Hilton might just be the king of new media.”

7 Things Filmakers Can Learn from Perez Hilton
Raindance.org, December 2009
“Perez started with a blog but has grown a media empire of TV shows, book deals and even clothing lines around his persona”

Hispanic Of The Year!!!
PerezHilton.com, 12/10/2009
“Perezito has just been named”Hispanic Of The Year” by Hispanic magazine!”

Top Bing Searches in 2009
Bing Community Blogs, 11/29/2009
“That's right folks, Perez Hilton, "Hollywood's most hated website" owner topped our list of most searched people this year on Bing.”

Perez Hilton jumps to #18 on Billboard Magazine's "Power List", from #34
Billboard Magazine, 2009
“Gossip blogger Perez Hilton can give early traction to acts he likes. The week after he debuted the Gossip's video for "Heavy Cross" in June, the song's digital sales jumped 178% to slightly more than 1,000”

WE tv Rolls Out National Marketing Campaign to Ring in Season Two Premiere of Popular Wedding Makeover Series, "My Fair Wedding with David Tutera" Campaign Includes First-Ever Redesign of Perez Hilton Homepage and GGP
CNBC News, 9/14/2009
“[We tv's "My Fair Wedding"] campaign features a first-of-its-kind homepage redesign of the widely-read celebrity gossip blog PerezHilton.com to coincide with the season premiere.”

Celebrity-beauty talk with celebrity blogger Perez Hilton!
NY Beauty Secrets Examiner, 8/24/09
“Perez Hilton is known for his infamous celebrity gossip column. He is the first to know everything, and the first to speak his mind on it. So who better to ask about celebrity beauty than Perez?”

Perez Hilton reveals his label's first artist
Entertainment Weekly, 7/23/2009
“Perez Hilton is sharing his first signing to Perezcious Music: French singer Sliimy (pronounced "Sleemy"). 'I think that his music will make a lot of people smile,' says Perez.”

Perez Hilton set to launch label imprint with Warner Bros.: The rumors are true
Entertainment Weekly, 7/9/2009
“...it's finally official: Warner Brothers has confirmed to EW that gossip maven Perez Hilton is set to launch his very own imprint with the label...”

Branding Perez: Polarizing Blogger Has Big Goals
Associated Press, 4/27/2009
“Perez Hilton is still poking fun at celebrities. But as a blogger, radio host, author and now highly publicized advocate of gay rights, he's also become one - and not just as a famous person, but a powerful and wide-reaching brand.”

Zac Efron on Perez Hilton
Los Angeles Times - The Dish Rag, 3/25/2009
“There could be 100 tabloid articles... and they would all go unnoticed. But as soon as Perez has a single post, inevitably I get like 10 or 20 phone calls from friends or family, or whoever, and so... it seems like what Perez says goes.”

Queen of SXSW: Perez's party rawked!
Dallas Voice, 3/22/2009
“Perez Hilton's “One Night in Austin” was arguably the best SXSW showcase of 2009... A few years ago, who would have predicted that a gay blogger would produce one of the most incredible nights at SXSW?”

Valley Buzz: ...All Hail King Perez
Yahoo Finance, 2/25/2009
“In the age-old tug of war for bragging rights between Silicon Valley and Hollywood, Perez Hilton has scored one over all tech bloggers. The irascible pink-haired imp racked up a whopping 14 million page views yesterday...With those kinds of numbers, concerns that the blog's value is too concentrated on one person flies out the window. Perez is a new media force, period.”

King Perez: The gossip blogger wants to build a media empire
Forbes, 1/29/2009
“[Perez] Hilton... ranks No. 1--for the second year running--on the Web Celeb 25, [Forbes’] annual listing of the Internet's most famous personalities.”

Why Advertising on Perez Hilton Beats the Hell Outta TV
Media Bistro, 1/9/2009
“Perez is a better buy... than your typical prime-time 30-second spot”

It's Not Just Perez Hilton; Hispanic Bloggers are Growing and Influencing Culture and Politics
Hispanic Business, 10/23/2008
“One of the most famous and successful blogs on the planet was started by Mario Lavandeira, better known as Perez Hilton, the founder of www.perezhilton.com.”

Perez Hilton Goes Mobile
Market Watch, 10/21/2008
“Anytime, anywhere gossip addicts can now keep up on the latest breaking celebrity gossip, rumors and stories. Crisp Wireless brings the top gossip blogger to the mobile web.”

PEREZ HILTON DOES BROADWAY! (Yes, THAT Perez Hilton)
Broadway World, 10/17/2008
“Since 2004, Perez Hilton has kept the culture of celebrity on pins and needles with his must read blog, PerezHilton.com. [It] has become one of the most read, reviled and visited sites on the internet, bringing it's creator nearly instant world wide acclaim and infamous success.”

Blogs to Riches: Perez Hilton Migrates Into Cosmetics, Fashion and Music
WIRED, 8/18/2008
“In just three years, Hilton has smashed through the Hollywood elite, muscling his way from bottom-feeding blogger to up-and-coming entertainment-business power player.”

From blogger to Broadway
Reuters Fan Fare, 7/23/2008
“Celebrity blogger Perez Hilton began his rise to fame by gossiping online about the adventures - and misadventures - of Hollywood's bold and beautiful but now he finds himself being talked about with a musical about him set for the stage.”

How I Made It: Perez Hilton
L.A. Times, 6/13/2008
“As the self-proclaimed "Queen of All Media," Hilton has become a pop culture phenom with his Hollywood gossip blog.”

Q&A: Perez Hilton
Metromix L.A., 6/4/2008
“Many have attempted to rival Hilton, but all have paled in comparison to the master of mean. Case in point: More female college students log on to his site than they do MySpace.”

Perez Hilton to Debut Clothing Line
OK! Magazine, 5/7/2008
“Notorious blogger and 'Queen of All Media,' Perez Hilton, can now also call himself a 'designer.”

If Perez Hilton plays nice, he could name his price
The Hollywood Reporter,
4/9/2008
“Is [Perez’s] appeal strictly defined by dishing and dissing the stars, or is he a star in his own right?”

Gossip Blogger Expands Into Radio
The Wall Street Journal, 4/9/2008
“In a move that shows how the blogosphere is generating new talent for traditional media, Perez Hilton, ubiquitous purveyor of celebrity gossip on the Internet, is expanding his empire to the airwaves.”

The world's 50 most powerful blogs
The Observer (UK), 3/9/2008
“Perezhilton (authored by Mario Lavandeira since 2005) is the gossip site celebrities fear most”

Perez Hilton Could Play New Role: A&R Man
The New York Times, 2/26/2008
“a label deal for Mr. Lavandeira... would be a recognition of the influence that blogs can wield in generating word of mouth about music.”

Perez Hilton Pulls Videos From YouTube
TV Week, 12/20/2007
“Mr. Hilton... has made himself into a multimedia sensation with Hollywood gossip and over-the-top critiques of celebrities”

The Influence of Perez Hilton
Entertainment Weekly, 12/20/2007
“With attention spans dwindling and the appetite for celeb gossip only growing, blogs like Hilton's are increasingly making fast, furious, and famous the marching orders of the mainstream media.”

Perez is Names #1 Web Celeb
Forbes.coms, 12/18/2007
“Hollywood stars fear the wrath of Perez Hilton, a controversial gossip blogger with a poison 'pen.' Hilton, whose real name is Mario Lavandeira, styles himself as 'The Queen of Mean' and has earned a rabid following, thanks to his sense of humor, snarky voice and irreverent habits...”

Love Him or (He Prefers) Hate Him
The New York Times, 7/29/2007
“...a hard-to-ignore Hollywood player.”

A Gossip's Golden Touch
Newsweek, 2007
“When Perez Hilton talks music, people listen.”

Rumor has it, the guy's a player
L.A. Times, 4/2/2006
“like US Weekly, the Star, the Enquirer and Life & Style all rolled into one sweet yet snarky, sagacious yet salacious gay man”

Meet the most vicious man in Hollywood
The Guardian, 11/20/2006
“More than a disappointing weekend at the box office, more than being omitted from the guest list of the current hot spot, more than being punk'd or papped, young Hollywood fears Perez Hilton.”

Quotes

  • The Perez Hilton Method for Taking Over a Niche
    Huffington Post, 08/20/2014
    “Perez Hilton not only has his finger on the pulse of what is happening, but also has a unique connection with his audience -- plus he got his start as a blogger.”
  • Perez Hilton Talks New 'Pop Up,' Calls Radio the 'Real Enemy of the Music Industry' (Exclusive)
    hollywoodreporter.com, 12/02/2013
    “I view this as a great outlet to promote lesser-known artists, and it's a great vehicle for discovery,' Hilton explains. 'I was excited for the opportunity to create something different and that is an alternative to Now That's What I Call Music!, which is just giving people what they know.”
  • Perez Hilton, Bunim/Murray Developing 'Gay Dads' Docuseries (Exclusive)
    hollywoodreporter.com, 12/04/2013
    “The New York-set unscripted series will follow the single father and a group of gay dads as they support each other through the ups and downs of raising children.”
  • A chip off the old blog! Perez Hilton's son Mario Armando Lavadeira III shows an uncanny resemblance to celebrity blogger with his long locks
    dailymail.co.uk, 07/29/13
    “He said he is at one with his decision to have a child on his own: “I knew it was going to happen this way because boyfriends and husbands may come and go, but kids are forever,” he said after the boy was born.”
  • Perez Hilton's Mother Sings Spanish Lullaby 'Duermete Mi Nio...' To Baby Mario (VIDEO)
    huffingtonpost.com, 08/02/13
    “I'm working and thankfully my mom is a very hands on grandmother and helps me with my son Perez Jr., she lives just a block away so she's over all the time,"the 35-year-old star says at the beginning of the video. "So when I'm really busy with working she helps keep him entertained.”
  • Celebrity blogger Perez Hilton announces he's moving to New York
    latimes.com, 08/16/13
    “Papa Perez, whose real name is Mario Lavandeira Jr., posted a video Wednesday making the big announcement, appropriately set to the tune of "Empire State of Mind" by Jay Z and Alicia Keys. "I have some very exciting and slightly scary and anxiety-causing news to share," the blogger said, calling the announcement "mostly happy joyous" as he bounced his son on his leg.”
  • Perez Hilton Records Song for 2013 BROADWAY'S CAROLS FOR A CURE
    CBS Los Angeles, 10/02/13
    “Celebrity gossip blogger and Broadway fan Perez Hilton is showing his support for the 2013 Broadway's Carols for a Cure, Volume 15, singing an original song called "Perez's 2013 Holiday Dishlist," with music by Jason Michael Webb, and lyrics by Lynn Pinto and George Howe.”
  • Perez Hilton Has Baby, Wishes He Could Be Pregnant, Vows to Be Better Man
    nymag.com, 10/20/13
    “A week after the birth, he broke the news on his website and became the No. 1 trending topic on Twitter. "Congratulations on becoming a father to a new baby boy,"" tweeted The Talk.”
  • Notorious Hollywood Blogger Perez Hilton Discovers His Softer Side Through New Son
    CBS Los Angeles, 05/06/13
    “It's been amazing, enlightening, exhausting and incredibly rewarding," [Perez] said. "I feel like I have baby brain. It's kinda mushy at times. He's also made me a lot more centered.”
  • Perez Hilton-Curated 'Pop Up' Comp Spotlights Emerging Indie Acts
    hollywoodreporter.com, 04/30/13
    “As an A&R consultant, the creator of the successful "One Night In..." concert series and the host of his own "Radio Perez" segment, tastemaking is in his musical blood (just ask Katy Perry, whom he helped launch) and has inspired two compilation albums.”
  • A Gossip Bad Boy Tries Being Nice
    The New York Times, 10/17/12
    “On a recent rainy Tuesday, the pop-culture personality known as Perez Hilton strode onstage at the Kirk Theater on 42nd Street and broke into song. It was a solo in "Newsical the Musical," the Off Broadway revue, and the guest star was crooning about how he was no longer a catty gossip.”
  • Perez Hilton comes full circle
    cnn.com, 10/5/12
    “The gossip blogger... has turned over a new leaf: becoming an advocate for anti-bullying; penning a children's book; hosting celebrity-friendly TV specials and softening his daggers on his popular website.”
  • Perez Hilton: Queen of all media 'Pops Up' in music
    examiner.com, 9/29/12
    “Perez Hilton has been one of the most outspoken and opinionated voices on the leading edge of pop culture for close to a decade. The passion behind those opinions has lead to the discovery of some of today's hottest Pop artists (i.e. Lady Gaga, Karmin and Greyson Chance) and, most recently, to the inspiration and release of a new original CD compilation.”
  • Blogger off-Broadway: Perez Hilton joins cast of 'NEWSical'
    Los ANgeles Times, 8/17/12
    “NEWSical, like Hilton, turns headlines into punchlines in its revolving lineup of songs that lampoon current events and celebrities such as President Obama and Lady Gaga. For Hilton's arrival, composer-lyricist Rick Crom will add a Chick-fil-A number and a song about the controversial columnist performed by the man himself.”
  • Gossip guy
    ft.com, 8/3/12
    “He recently lost 80lbs and has become exercise obsessed one of many changes he has made since 2010, when he shocked his fans by vowing to stop being mean to the people he wrote about. The change in tone does not seem to have hurt business: the gossip blog he started from a coffee shop eight years ago has grown into an entertainment news empire spanning five websites and attracting a combined 12 million visitors a month.”
  • Exclusive: Perez Hilton Announces 'Pop Up' Music Compilation
    Billboard.biz, 6/26/12
    “Though perhaps best known for the celebrity blog www.perezhilton.com he launched in 2004, Hilton has always had a hand in promoting music. 'Music is my passion and I consider it not just an opportunity but also a responsibility to share great new tunes with my readers,' Hilton said in a statement.”
  • Digital Power Index: Personalities
    Lifetime Achievement Award: Perez Hilton

    TheDailyBeast.com, 6/24/12
    “Perez Hilton was listed as The Lifetime Achievement Award blogger on the Digital Power Index: Personalities gallery.”
  • Celebrity Blogger Perez Hilton's Newfound Purpose
    Oprah.com, 4/23/12
    “Perez Hilton appears on Oprah's Life Class with Deepak Chopra and "reveals his new purpose in life and shares his 'aha! orgasms.”
  • The Power List: PEREZ HILTON
    OUT Magazine, 4/17/12
    “The king of link-bait has increased his online empire and remains a go-to for millions who need a gossip fix.”
  • Glee Scoop: Perez Hilton and Rex Lee Join Lindsay Lohan for Guest Spot-With a Voice Twist!
    EOnline.com, 4/19/12
    “Looks like Lindsay Lohan's gonna have some famous (and infamous) friends joining her at the judging table on Glee....blogger Perez Hilton and Entourage and Suburgatory favorite Rex Lee will sit beside Lohan when she shoots her guest spot later this week, playing a judge at the Nationals singing competition.”
  • Perez Hilton Reveals Weight Loss, Flaunts New Body At NewNowNext Awards
    The Huffington Post, 4/7/12
    “Perez Hilton made jaws drop as he strolled the red carpet at LOGO's 2012 NewNowNext Awards, proudly tearing away his blazer to reveal some seriously toned abs.”
  • Perez Hilton 'More Comfortable In My Own Skin' At 34 (EXCLUSIVE)
    The Huffington Post, 3/23/12
    “If you've seen Perez Hilton recently, you've probably noticed that the Queen of All Media is thinner than he's ever been. The Huffington Post caught up with the Cuban blogger on his birthday weekend to find out how he lost over 80 pounds...why he's happier than ever before and how he plans to celebrate his 34th birthday!”
  • Perez Hilton's “One Night In Austin” Raises $46,800 for the VH1 Save The Music Foundation
    Yahoo! Finance, 3/20/12
    “For the first time, this year's fifth "One Night" showcase, the 5th in a row, benefitted a charity - the VH1 Save The Music Foundation and its mission to restore instrumental music education programs in our nation's public schools. 100% of ticket sales were donated to the cause, raising over $46,800”
  • Perez Hilton Rethinks His Brand of Celebrity Gossip
    BusinessNewsDaily.com, 3/15/12
    “He may not consider himself a mogul, but Perez has built quite an empire of digital properties. Since he began blogging about celebrities, he has expanded beyond his flagship site PerezHilton.com. His websites now include fashion site CocoPerez.com, fitness health and wellness site FitPerez.com, a pet-focused site named for his famed mini-Goldendoodle TeddyHilton.com, and Perezitos.com, a celebrity kids and parenting site.”
  • The Secret to Perez Hilton's Dramatic Weight Loss
    Shape.com, 2/15/12
    “He's a Hollywood staple, endless source of gossip, and revered personality. But what many people don't know about the self-proclaimed "Queen of all Media" Perez Hilton is that he's been hard at work trying to shed his chubby image for the last three years.”
  • CW Picks Up Perez Hilton Celebrity Specials
    Deadline.com, 2/28/12
    “The CW has picked up two episodes of Perez Hilton Superfan, an unscripted series featuring the celebrity blogger getting close and personal with a different superstar each week.”
  • Perez Hilton on tonight's Raw SuperShow
    WWE.com, 1/16/12
    “Don't miss Perez Hilton's special appearance on tonight's Raw SuperShow! He'll be the guest ring announcer for the Divas match.”
  • Perez Hilton interview: 'I'm sassy, without being nasty'
    guardian.co.uk, 12/4/11
    “Hilton's makeover coincided with a shift towards the mainstream, which included the publication of a children's book, The Boy With Pink Hair, and a four-part television series, Perez Hilton: Superfan, which begins this week.”
  • Perez Hilton's”Best Year Ever” Leads to New TV Show
    The Advocate, 11/9/11
    “Being nice is paying off for Perez Hilton, who will cap what he describes as his best year yet with the launch of a new TV series in which he will interview Lady Gaga, Enrique Iglesias, Kelly Rowland, and Katy Perry.”
  • Part 1 of 'Bad Girls Club' Reunion Special Hosted by Perez Hilton is #1 Cable Entertainment Show at 9p Among Women 18-34
    TV by the Numbers, 11/8/11
    “The episode, which was hosted by gossip guru Perez Hilton, posted impressive double digit growth”
  • Perez Hilton Designs Shoes For Charity
    Huffingtonpost.com, 10/25/11
    “Gossip columnist Perez Hilton usually spends his time snarking on celebrity fashion, but this time he's actually working to produce his own styles -- and for a good cause.”
  • Blogger Perez Hilton Lands Role in MTV Spanish Telenovela
    latino.foxnews.com, 10/25/11
    “Blogger Perez Hilton gets his first acting role in Spanish in the telenovela "Popland," playing the part of a "paparazzo's guru" who give needed advice to the show's leading character”
  • Perez Hilton: Pink on the Inside
    The Advocate, 9/1/11
    “Almost a year since the polarizing blogger and media mogul appeared on Ellen to publicly announce that he was becoming a kinder, more positive person, Mario Lavandeira, the real man beneath Perez's mask, maintains that he was born to make the world a better place”
  • Interview: Perez Hilton
    Timeoutnewyorkkids.com, 8/15/11
    “Catapulted to success by a candid, snarky website that pokes fun at celebrities and chronicles their all-too-human foibles, Perez Hilton is not just another blogger but a celebrity in his own right. His signature, no-holds-barred edge has softened of late, however, and his first children's book, The Boy with Pink Hair, debuts this month.”
  • Perez Hilton: Gay men were embarrassed by me but I've changed
    Pinknews.co.uk, 06/27/11
    “Like him or loathe him, it's hard to deny that Perez Hilton is anything less than a media phenomenon.”
  • 193 Reasons to Have Pride: Part One
    The Advocate, June-July 2011
    “Because PEREZ HILTON LEARNED TO PLAY NICE-ISH...The bad boy celebrity blogger made good on his vow to cease his bullying behavior.”
  • Platinum Hit - Perez Hilton
    TV.com, 05/30/11
    “Perez Hilton stops by the studio as this week's guest judge for a topic he knows a lot about, pop!”