By MIA FREEDMAN
So Perez Hilton is a father. When this news broke a few weeks ago, I mentioned on Facebook that it sat uneasily with me. Not because he’s gay. Not because he’s a single Dad. But because….well, Perez has made his name out of being an arsehole.
Wait, it wasn’t even the arsehole part that bothered me it was this: Perez Hilton has made his name and built his business by being cruel. His brand is synonymous with being crudely nasty and revolting about celebrities and those around them including their children.
He gave celebrities vile nicknames like Sluttyienna (Sienna Miller), Potato Head (Rumer Willis) or Maniston (Jennifer Aniston).
He said this about Miley Cyrus when she was 15:
Miley sure loves lifting up her shirts and skirts. Slut!”
The same year, he said this about celebrity stylist Rachel Zoe:
“Her face is tighter than Hannah Montana’s anus.”
He said this about gay DJ Samantha Ronson:
What An Ugly Bitch! And we don’t mean the dog! Everybody’s favorite fug bitch, saMAN Ronson walked her infinitely cuter pooch, Wednesday in Los Angeles.
He said this about Rumer Willis – who he bullied most weeks for years simply because he found her unattractive: