Love in the Time of Algorithms
“After the movie’s over, she will be here answering your questions,” spluttered entertainment troublemaker Perez Hilton to an “animated” (read: gay) audience at the Crosby Hotel’s theater last Sunday. Shindigger and others had gathered for a sneak peak at Elaine Stritch: Shoot Me, featuring the bawdy Broadway legend, back in Manhattan two years after allegedly retiring to sedate Birmingham, Mich., the town of her youth. Read More
“A lot of singles said they want to have sex on a boat,” Patti Stanger of Millionaire Matchmaker announced to an audience full of journalists in the Flatiron Hotel on Saturday.
“What?!” Perez Hilton exclaimed over the crowd’s laughter. “Ew!”
The two were taking part in a panel on sex and dating, organized to Read More
The Amanda Show
Photographer Robert Caplin is suing Perez Hilton for copyright infringement after the gossip blogger used photos taken by Mr. Caplin of Glee actor Darren Criss on his site without permission, according to a complaint filed in Los Angeles Federal Court.
According to the complaint, Mr. Hilton published 14 copyrighted images on PerezHilton.com and added his own watermark over the photographer’s. Mr. Caplin is asking for damages of $2,100,000 ($150,000 per photograph).
Amanda Bynes was arrested Thursday night after reportedly throwing a bong out the window of her midtown apartment. The former child star was charged with reckless endangerment, tampering with evidence and criminal possession of marijuana.
For anyone who’s been tracking Ms. Bynes’s recent activity—especially anyone who’s been following her on Twitter—news of Ms. Bynes’s latest Read More
The Lady and the Dance
About 41 minutes ago (according to Tweetdeck), Modern Family actress Sophia Vergara wrote an angry message to Perez Hilton:
mobi.perezhilton.com/2013-02-27-sof… this is not news.this is desrespectfull.we know everyhing we need to know about my brother’s death.
We followed the link and were surprised to find that the article was missing, and replaced by a new “Top Story” on the Hollywood gossip blog:
Braving the elements on a rainy October Monday, we headed to the West Village for a Cointreau-cum-cabaret soirée headlined by the inimitable Dita Von Teese. As we ascended the spiral staircases, cocktails were being served up at every corner by bartenders who were far more … enticing than the limp canapés on offer.
At a crowded movie premiere in Midtown recently, The Observer witnessed a young movie and TV star—a dashing young man who’s been involved with several starlets despite whispers about his close relationships with other men—sitting for the entire party in close conversation with a well-groomed gent, even as his co-stars circulated. As we passed, the Read More
A selection of celebrities who have recently attended Cirque Du Soleil and been summarily featured in press on People or Us Weekly‘s web sites or PerezHilton.com, placed in ascending order of desperation for publicity:
Avid Life Media, owner of sites like HotorNot.com, has teamed up with two gossip bloggers, Zack Taylor and Nik Richie, to make an offer on Mario Lavandeira’s gossip site PerezHilton.com for $20 million, according to Gawker’s Hamilton Nolan.
Mr. Taylor and Mr. Richie might use traffic to Mr. Lavandeira’s site to boost the Read More
A couple of years ago, Jordan Osher spotted Kanye West in SoHo, chomping on a hotdog and spilling mustard on his shirt. Naturally, he took a picture.
“You get a photo of it and, what do you do with it?” Mr. Osher asked The Observer. Well, put it on the Internet, of course! “The average Read More