Perez Hilton Breaks Bargain to Tyra Banks
Once you pick your jaw up from the floor and recover from that shock that Perez Hilton is not a man who adheres to a strict code of ethics, read about how he pledged to stop targeting minors on his gossip site only a few short weeks before he incited Demi Moore's Twitter wrath for posting scandalous pictures of her 15-year-old daughter.
Tyra Banks, ever intending to heal the world through her award-winning talk show, sat down with controversial gossiper Hilton for todayâ€™s opener of The Tyra Show's fifth season. In the show, taped August 18, Banks said, "When youâ€™re a kid, especially the kid of a celebrity, I donâ€™t feel that they should be put in the public in a way to be made fun of. I feel they should be protected," before asking Hilton to make her a promise. The model and TV mogul asked the Web gossip to abstain from targeting and bad-mouthing any celebrity under the age of 18 for one year. Hilton bargained the bar down to six months and scored a guest judge role on Banks's America's Next Top Model program in exchange for his cooperation.
Weâ€™d better not be seeing Hilton judging the fierceness in ANTM photos any time soon, because Hilton is currently embroiled in a Twitter feud over the exact behavior he pledged to avoid. Hilton posted pictures targeting Demi Moore's youngest daughter, Tallulah Willis, who at 15 is definitely a minor, as dressing in a provocative manner, labeling her a "slut," among other things. Because of the attacks, Moore accused Hilton of posting child pornography. Actress Kirstie Alley agreed, posting the message, "I donâ€™t condone men who ridicule and sexually degrade minors!â€ť
Hilton has responded by threatening to sue the actresses and anyone else who â€śslandersâ€ť or â€śdefamesâ€ť him.
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