Will Perez Hilton finally receive a little karmic justice?

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  1. IceKween

    IceKween New Member

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    I'm surprised Perez does not have some sort of attorney that proofreads his posts before they go online. He's made tons of $$$ now, he's not just some goof in his parent's basement.
     
  2. Stormy

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    I'm not condoning what Perez did, and the photo shouldn't have been posted either way. She defintiely has a case against him. But she's 17, old enough to know better. She shouldn't be flashing her bits, covered or uncovered, either way....she knows papparazzi are following her everywhere. I saw photos of her an another site in that black leotard where there was some camel toe action going on. She doesn't exactly seem to be the epitome of ladylike right now and she's bound to get herself caught in an embarrassing situation again sooner rather than later.
     
  3. Rex

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    I used to read his blog, but he's a phony, hypocritical cockroach of a man.
     
  4. Anita18

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    The thing is that, this isn't like Paris Hilton flashing her bits by lifting her skirt while drunkenly dancing on a bar. Usually it's of women getting in out out of a car and someone got a lucky shot.

    I'm so klutzy I'm pretty sure I flash everybody when I get in and out of a car in a skirt. :p Sure, I don't wear short skirts a lot because I know that I might flash people inadvertently, but I'm not about to call someone inappropriate and unladylike and "they should know better" because they're a little klutzy while getting in and out of a car. Come on.

    I don't get how upskirt shots of women getting in/out of a car is soo skandalous. I think it says more about the photographers who do it and the people who talk about how gross it is rather than the women involved. Unless they're upskirt shots of Paris Hilton dancing drunk on top of a bar. :lol:
     
  5. Stormy

    Stormy Well-Known Member

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    I agree, and maybe it was just an instance of klutziness in that case. It's not just the flashing getting in and out of the car though.....

    http://cdn.buzznet.com/media/jj1//2...-cyrus-pole-dancing-teen-choice-awards-06.jpg

    http://cdn.buzznet.com/media/jj1//2...-cyrus-pole-dancing-teen-choice-awards-04.jpg

    http://ll-media.tmz.com/2009/08/11/0811_miley_cyrus_89726856-1.jpg

    I know it's a performance, but with that outfit (the booty shorts and bra handing out) and the pole dancing, there isn't a lot that's appropriate and ladylike about it.
     
  6. overedge

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    It's also really derivative and unoriginal (child star breaks out of tween mold by running around in underwear....yawn). Between that, her terrible singing, and her general cluelessness about the music industry, I suspect we won't have to endure her, pantless or not, for a whole lot longer.....

    ETA: Speaking of Disney stars being marketed as singers, the other day we were sorting the CDs at the rink and were :rofl: about how a few years ago the kids pretty much refused to listen to anything that wasn't Hilary Duff...
     
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  7. GarrAarghHrumph

    GarrAarghHrumph I can kill you with my brain

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    No. Legally as I understand it in the US, even if the photo was faked, if the person depicted is underage, it's not okay. The girl is underage, so the photo, albeit doctored, could be considered child porn, depending. I haven't seen the photo, so I can't comment further about whether or not this photo could be considered porn, but based on descriptions, I'd think it could, yes.

    With child porn, as someone else mentioned, above; it's not about the intent of the person who posted the picture. It's really about the result, not the intent.

    I think they still use the "reasonable person" idea re: pornography, legally. In other words, as one judge said, "I know it when I see it." If a reasonable person would see this photo and think it was child porn, then Perez could be in trouble for posting it, yes.
     
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  8. KikiSashaFan

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    Did anywhere else also post the photo? I don't generally read Perez Hilton, but I know a lot of what he posts isn't actually uploaded by him but linked from other places.
     
  9. Cupid

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    Tell us how you really feel. :lol:
     
  10. Prancer

    Prancer The "specialness" that is Staff Member

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    Legally, no, but you said

    In which case it would matter. In saying that the subject matter is being presented in a way to sexually stimulate, you make the intent an issue.

    Let's say that I run a foot fetishist site with photos of feet. Is that pornographic because it's meant to sexually stimulate those who find such photos sexually stimulating or not because I'm just showing pictures of feet?

    She was getting out of a car on a windy day.:rolleyes:

    Appropriate and ladylike? *clutches pearls*

    If you consider that "pole dancing," well, okay; it sure didn't look like pole dancing to me. And if you consider that outfit terribly scandalous, I suggest you stay away from your local high school.

    Right. And as I said:

    So

    I don't, but let's say that you are right--do those people constitute "reasonable" people?

    I am just :huh: at the idea that people with internet access would find a pixilated crotch stimulating. There can't be too many of them.
     
  11. VIETgrlTerifa

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    Well, in Japanese porn, a lot of the times, the crotch shots are pixelated and it has never failed to stimulated the Japanese porn-viewing community. I think there were some sort of laws forcing them to pixelate those images.

    Of course, there's also the acts themselves that may be doing the stimulating.
     
  12. BigB08822

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    I am ashamed to say I know this but Perez has been posting a LOT about Miley. More than he normally does, which is already a ton. The interesting thing is 90% of it is flattering when it never was before. Whether he wants to admit he was wrong or not, his actions speak so much louder than his words. I think he is afraid of action by someone in her camp and so he is butt kissing big time.
     
  13. Prancer

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    Miley and dad have already said they aren't going to sue him; Miley basically rolled her eyes over the whole thing, called Perez an idiot and said she didn't want to think about it any more.

    I don't think he's afraid of them; I think he wants his sponsors back.
     
  14. BigB08822

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    I think you are right. I forgot about the sponsor thing. ABC apparently pulled all their ads from his site, which is funny because they are behind his radio program.
     
  15. Rex

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    He is a stain. He lost points with me during the Black-Eyed Peas scandal. Calling WillIAm a f***ot. Whenever a celeb was rumored to have said something homophobic, he'd be all over them like an ice dancer at a sequin clearance sale. Then he turns around and does the same thing and he tried to justify it.

    Plus when he first started, it was about skewering the celebs. But then he wanted to BE one, and it turned him into a huge hypocrite.
     
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  16. uyeahu

    uyeahu Agitator. Sharpie lover (figuratively speaking).

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    I read somewhere this week that he actually no longer owns PerezHilton.com and it's kind of a mystery who does. He's not likely the one calling the shots on this, he's just the talking head now.
     
  17. taf2002

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    The thought that Miley should be treated like an innocent young girl is hilarious. What was she, 15? when she posed for was it Vogue or Vanity Fair? That was 10x racier than a pixilated crotch shot. She dresses like a ho...and how many innocent young girls hump a pole in their singing act?

    In a way I feel sorry for her and I wonder where her parents are when all this is going on. She has grown up way too fast...someone in her life should put the brakes on if she's too stupid to censor herself.
     
  18. Prancer

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    I believe that he incorporated, sold the website to his corporation and is the majority shareholder; not sure of that, but if that's the case, he still calls the shots.

    If the law says 18, it's 18, regardless of how the child in question behaves.

    Here's the whole performance: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QxUr2ggLlhI

    At what point do you see her humping the pole?
     
  19. Rex

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    IMO, the parents just go, "ka-CHING! NEXT!".
     
  20. WindSpirit

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    He has sponsors? ABC is one of them? It's good to know. I wonder how they feel about him drawing semen dripping from people's faces on his blog. You think they would tell me if I wrote them to ask?
     
  21. orbitz

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    How is posing backless for a mainstream magazine "10x racier than a pixilated crotch shot" ?
     
  22. essence_of_soy

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    Reall? Given Perez's lack of backbone, I always thought it was some kind of quick fix corrective fluid, when he makes an ass of himself.
     
  23. Prancer

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    I wondered that, too. They sponsor the site with that garbage on it, but they pull their ads because of a pic posted on Twitter?

    I get the whole child porn thing, but really--are they worried that their "family image" is tarnished by association NOW, but everything was just fine before?

    But she looked like she'd just been rode hard and put up wet! What were the six year olds to think? :drama:

    My daughter was about 12 at the time and thought Miley looked like she'd gone to bed without washing off her makeup--a look she was familiar with because it was common among some of the girls in her middle school. She thought Miley looked ugly and was surprised the photo was in a magazine. And that was about it.
     
  24. Stormy

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    Humping the pole is probably taking it too far, but:

    http://disneysource1.files.wordpress.com/2009/08/miley-cyrus-pole-dancing204.jpg

    http://cdn.buzznet.com/media/jj1//2...-cyrus-pole-dancing-teen-choice-awards-06.jpg

    http://uberoops.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/08/miley-cyrus-pole-dancing-open-legs.jpg

    We're not the only ones who called it pole dancing. That's the way it was perceived by a lot of people.

    Regarding the backless photo, how many 12 years olds read Vanity Fair? I don't think the Tweeny market was the one she was trying to get at on that one. I don't think it was a particularly pretty photo, and maybe they were trying to pass it off as "artistic". But she was 15 at the time and even though it was only backless, wasn't the point to make people think she was topless under the sheet?
     
  25. Ziggy

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    I don't understand the anti-Perez sentiment in this thread.

    Celebrities are only celebrities because they get media coverage.

    And nothing like a scandal or a panty-less shot to get it.

    Miley Cyrus may be underage but she's been been publicising her solo career by making a switch from Disney Princess to Slutty Lolita. No doubt, showing her crotch was part of that marketing strategy. :scream:
     
  26. Prancer

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    Yes, and I think everyone who said it is a little hysterical. She dropped down (while she sitting in her taxicab), she came right back up, and her crotch was as far from the pole as it could get while she was holding on.

    Pole dancing??? Really?

    How many of them have internet access and couldn't miss the photos because of the SKANDAL?

    I thought the point was to make her look like she had just gotten laid--it was very morning after the night before. The entire layout was, to me, a portrait of Miley's budding sexuality, and I thought it was wrong of them to expose Miley in that particular way. But it's a problem that she's topless under the sheet? Er......
     
  27. WindSpirit

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    Perez has been working long and hard to make people feel like they do about him. Even many of his previous readers think he's trash. If you want to be a tree-hugger, go and hug a tree, don't try to hug Perez. He deserves what's coming to him, and more.
     
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  28. Ziggy

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    I have read his website a lot a while ago when I worked somewhere I had pretty much nothing to do :p but not much besides that.

    So I admit I don't know much about it.

    Why is he hated that much then?
     
  29. Rex

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    Yup. I think he's pretty phony. And even though he has lost a lot of weight and stopped dyeing his hair in those shitastic colors, he still is gross-looking.

    When he outs people, he never backs it up with anything substantial, just photoshops pics of the celeb in question with fake semen dripping down the sides of their mouths....very HS.
     
  30. Stormy

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    Yes, pole dancing, really. Even if she wasn't hanging upside down on it, she's dancing on top of a "Miley's Ice Cream" cart around a pole. What else is it supposed to be taken as? And since when is questioning something getting hysterical? There are plenty of young singers who aren't acting like that and when one does, people are going to notice it.