Full Name: Mario Armando Lavandeira, Jr.
Profession: Blogger & TV Personality
Biography: Founded the blog Perezhilton.com, which is known for posts covering gossip items about 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 former outing of alleged closeted celebrities and its role in the increasing coverage of celebrities in all forms of media.
- 2007-08-17 Perez Hilton mistakenly announces the death of Cuban leader Fidel Castro
- 2020-12-12 Media personality Perez Hilton is banned from TikTok