Perez Hilton Is Leaving Los Angeles

By: Brandon Voss

He's movin' on up — to the east side!As announced today via video on, the controversial gay media mogul will be moving from his longtime Los Angeles home to New York indefinitely, joined by son "Perez Jr.," his mother, and dog Teddy.“I want even more happiness and more joy, and I think I’ll be able to find that easier in New York City," he says.The busy blogger feels that L.A. has become too focused on work, and he hopes that life in the Big Apple will be more about his adorable kid, plus "being social, having friends, doing cultural things, dating more..."Perez, né Mario Lavandeira, who earned a drama degree from NYU’s Tisch School of the Arts, briefly returned to NYC last September to star in Off-Broadway's NEWSical the Musical.Will you miss him, Angelenos?