Perez Hilton Thinks ‘People Would Celebrate’ His Death, Has ‘Many Regrets’ About Britney Spears Comments

Perez Hilton, the blogger under fire for Britney Spears commentsPerez Hilton, the blogger under fire for Britney Spears comments
Perez Hilton | Amanda Edwards/Getty Images

Like Rush Limbaugh, Perez Hilton thinks some people would be happy if he died

During an interview with Jana Kramer and Michael Caussin on the Whine Down podcast, Hilton talked about being bullied in the industry. He mentioned how when Rush Limbaugh died, many people celebrated his death because of his political beliefs. Hilton feels people would do the same should he die because of his position in the entertainment industry. “I know if I were to die today, people would celebrate my death,” Hilton said. “And that’s hard to accept.” 

The media personality blames his persona on his need for attention

Hilton is no stranger to backlash. After all, he’s been a celebrity blogger for 20 years. But the recent outrage regarding Spears and her conservatorship has put Hilton in a negative spotlight. During his interview on the podcast, Hilton mentioned how his reporting style has changed in recent years. “I’m still opinionated, but I’ve changed,” he explained. “I don’t do things like I used to.” 

Celebrity blogger Perez Hilton has been under fire recently. After the Framing Britney Spears documentary aired, many of Spears’ fans in the #FreeBritney movement were appalled at how the media treated the pop star in the past. That includes Hilton, who spoke about the regret he feels for things he said about Spears and other celebrities in the past. 

Perez Hilton | Amanda Edwards/Getty ImagesLike Rush Limbaugh, Perez Hilton thinks some people would be happy if he died

During an interview with Jana Kramer and Michael Caussin on the Whine Down podcast, Hilton talked about being bullied in the industry. He mentioned how when Rush Limbaugh died, many people celebrated his death because of his political beliefs. Hilton feels people would do the same should he die because of his position in the entertainment industry. “I know if I were to die today, people would celebrate my death,” Hilton said. “And that’s hard to accept.” 

The media personality blames his persona on his need for attention

Hilton is no stranger to backlash. After all, he’s been a celebrity blogger for 20 years. But the recent outrage regarding Spears and her conservatorship has put Hilton in a negative spotlight. During his interview on the podcast, Hilton mentioned how his reporting style has changed in recent years. “I’m still opinionated, but I’ve changed,” he explained. “I don’t do things like I used to.” 

Media is doing the same thing to #BritneySpears that they did many years ago – just differently now. https://t.co/noPhzoTqkM #FreeBritney #FramingBritneySpears

— Perez (@ThePerezHilton) February 22, 2021

Hilton referenced the types of headlines and words he used previously to describe something like a celebrity divorce, calling himself a character. “It’s not me; I’m exaggerating what I believe,” he said of his celebrity reporting persona, continuing: 

In many ways I’m like an addict. At the time, [I] was so addicted to attention and I knew what I was doing was wrong, kind of like when a drug addict wants to take drugs. I didn’t care if I hurt somebody’s feelings. All I cared about was getting attention for myself.

Perez Hilton doesn’t believe in cancel culture 

“I don’t believe cancel culture is real,” Hilton said. As much as Hilton thinks people want it to be real, “canceling” someone tends to help people reach success. Hilton referenced YouTubers and how many of them have climbed the

Source:: Showbiz Cheat Sheet

      

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