Your tip
RadarOnlineRadarOnline
BREAKING NEWS

Perez Caves to Copyright Suit

Oct. 27 2008, Published 7:07 a.m. ET

Link to FacebookShare to XShare to FlipboardShare to Email
Getting your Trinity Audio player ready...

BLOG BIGGIE Perez

For all his flaws, bloggy celebrity matriarch Perez Hilton knows how to pick his slap fights. Last year, when paparazzi agency X17 plunked down a $7.5 million lawsuit against him for stealing their pictures, he fought back, asserting his rights to fair use and racking up gobs of press in the meantime. Perez (born Mario Lavandeira) fancies himself a defender of blogger's rights, but it seems he realized he had a weak argument against the latest copyright lawsuit threatened against him.

MORE ON:
Breaking News
Article continues below advertisement

Last week, Creative Age Publications, a publisher of spa and beauty magazines, claimed that Perez ripped off his site's sparkly eye and fingernail logo from its Nailpro magazine. Instead of bitchily flipping the figurative finger in a blog screed, Perez promptly ceased and desisted, changing his logo to an animated cycle of cartoon renderings ... of himself.

Advertisement

DAILY. BREAKING. CELEBRITY NEWS. ALL FREE.

More From Radar Online

    Opt-out of personalized ads

    © Copyright 2024 RADAR ONLINE™️. A DIVISION OF MYSTIFY ENTERTAINMENT NETWORK INC. RADAR ONLINE is a registered trademark. All rights reserved. Registration on or use of this site constitutes acceptance of our Terms of Service, Privacy Policy and Cookies Policy. People may receive compensation for some links to products and services. Offers may be subject to change without notice.