Paris Hilton defends 'gay guys' comment
September 20th, 2012
02:16 PM ET

Paris Hilton defends 'gay guys' comment

Paris Hilton's comments about gay men who use a cell phone app for sexual hook ups were expressions of concern about the dangers of unprotected sex, not homophobic slurs, her publicist said Thursday.

The Hollywood socialite said, "Gay guys are the horniest people in the world," called them "disgusting" and suggested "most of them probably have AIDS" in the short conversation secretly recorded by a New York cab driver two weeks ago, according to RadarOnline.

The online celebrity gossip site did not identify the driver or reveal how much, if anything, was paid for the recording published Thursday.

Hilton's publicist, in a statement sent to CNN Thursday, confirmed the recording was authentic, but said, "It was not her intent to make any derogatory comments about all gays."

"Paris Hilton is a huge supporter of the gay community and would never purposefully make any negative statements about anyone's sexual orientation," the statement said.

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  1. banasy©

    Well, she just lost a goodly portion of her "fan base".

    September 20, 2012 at 2:52 pm | Report abuse | Reply
    • Mickey1313

      Probibly, gay guys and young girls

      September 20, 2012 at 8:41 pm | Report abuse |
    • nikki

      No..... that's Madona

      September 20, 2012 at 11:56 pm | Report abuse |
  2. Portland tony

    No such thing as bad publicity. Wonder how much Hilton's publicist paid to post this cr*p?

    September 20, 2012 at 2:58 pm | Report abuse | Reply
    • banasy©

      She must have another "album" coming out soon.

      September 20, 2012 at 3:23 pm | Report abuse |
  3. charles zeman

    Looks who 's talking....

    September 20, 2012 at 3:56 pm | Report abuse | Reply
  4. Ziggy k

    I keep forgetting most of these open forums just post views that THEY agree with

    September 20, 2012 at 6:46 pm | Report abuse | Reply
    • BOMBO ©

      As opposed to....?

      September 20, 2012 at 10:19 pm | Report abuse |
  5. nikki

    I still love her......

    FREEDOM OF SPEECH.....
    FREEDOM OF ASSOCIATION .......
    PURSUIT OF '"HER" HAPPINESS......

    September 20, 2012 at 6:53 pm | Report abuse | Reply
  6. BOMBO ©

    As a pathologically horney hetero man, I resent her suggestion that gay men are hornier than hetero men.

    September 20, 2012 at 10:17 pm | Report abuse | Reply
    • banasy©

      You know, I found what she said curious too...considering how many hetero men have been in Paris...

      September 20, 2012 at 11:56 pm | Report abuse |
  7. Rascal Rabble

    must be true...out of the mouth of babes with lil mister: gays can do wrong...

    September 21, 2012 at 6:07 am | Report abuse | Reply
  8. Smerk

    Funny i thought her kind was the ones who promote being gay is good i guess perez hilton will be getting a name change

    September 21, 2012 at 3:57 pm | Report abuse | Reply
  9. And....

    This just in: Paris and Perez Hilton are the same person.

    September 21, 2012 at 4:02 pm | Report abuse | Reply
  10. ALL

    NO! YOU DO NOT Have the right to sit as a GRAND MARSHALL in a GAY PRIDE PARADE and BE ALLOWED TO SPEW FILTH LIKE THAT!
    No Gay Person out of the approx 1 Million Participants in the 2005 Los Angeles Gay Pride Parade can forget the Controversy when She Was chosen to be the Celebrity Host. Most everyone said she had never done anything for the gay community and did NOT deserve to be sitting up there in her pink convertible. Turns out they were all EXACTLY RIGHT  weren't they.  Nothing but a fake stupid loser hypocrite! She has just Slapped every person there showing her support in the face!

    +

    September 21, 2012 at 9:45 pm | Report abuse | Reply
  11. ALL

    Gay pride parade hails Paris Hilton and mom
    June 11, 2005|Chris Lee | Special to The Times
    When asked to be co-grand marshal of the Los Angeles Gay Pride celebrations this Sunday in West Hollywood, celebutante Paris Hilton answered with her trademark, "That's hot."
    But some gay activists are offended that the 24-year-old heiress and her mother, Kathy Hilton, have been chosen as figureheads for an event themed "How Do You Wear Your Pride?"

    September 21, 2012 at 9:46 pm | Report abuse | Reply

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