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Perez Hilton: The gossip blogger who changed celebrity culture forever Stories of our times

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Perez Hilton was the original celebrity gossip blogger, who spared no one with his spiky, often malicious posts – and Britney Spears became a favourite target. As his actions come under fresh scrutiny, Sunday Times freelance writer Sarah Ditum assesses the impact he had on celebrity culture, and asks: how complicit were the rest of us?
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Host: Manveen Rana.
Guest: Sarah Ditum, freelance writer.
 
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Perez Hilton was the original celebrity gossip blogger, who spared no one with his spiky, often malicious posts – and Britney Spears became a favourite target. As his actions come under fresh scrutiny, Sunday Times freelance writer Sarah Ditum assesses the impact he had on celebrity culture, and asks: how complicit were the rest of us?
This podcast was brought to you thanks to the support of readers of The Times and The Sunday Times. Subscribe today and get one month free at: thetimes.co.uk/storiesofourtimes.
Host: Manveen Rana.
Guest: Sarah Ditum, freelance writer.
 
See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

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