Will.i.am Assaulted Me: Perez Hilton

Singer denies attack; Twitter activity flurries
By Evann Gastaldo,  Newser Staff
Posted Jun 22, 2009 11:14 AM CDT
Perez Hilton arrives on the red carpet at the MuchMusic Video Awards in Toronto, Sunday, June 21, 2009.   (AP Photo/The Canadian Press, Nathan Denette)
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(Newser) – The Twitterati are aflutter with reports that Perez Hilton was allegedly assaulted early this morning by Will.i.am of the Black Eyed Peas, the Huffington Post reports. But the Peas’ general manager is the one who turned himself in to police, according to TMZ. Celebrity gossip blogger Hilton tweeted a series of messages asking followers to call the Toronto police to his hotel after the incident. Will.i.am set up a Twitter account to deny Hilton’s accusations.

“I'm in shock. I need the police ASAP. Please come to the SoHo Metropolitan Hotel now. Please,” posted Hilton, who was partying in Toronto after yesterday’s Much Music Awards. Some celebs—like Miley Cyrus—expressed sympathy, while others, including Tila Tequila, accused him of lying. Hilton continued, “I was assaulted by Will.I.Am of the Black Eyed Peas and his security guards. I am bleeding.” (Read more Perez Hilton stories.)