US Blogger Perez Hilton has signed up for Celebrity Big Brother in a deal reportedly worth £150,000
The Sun have today reported that the “king of gossip” Perez Hilton has signed up to be a Housemate on the upcoming series of Celebrity Big Brother, in a deal worth £150,000. The blogger has made himself known to the majority of internet users with his celebrity gossip, and has 5.8 Million Twitter followers.
Bosses are hoping that the star – who’s real name is Mario Lavandeira – will spill gossip on his showbiz lifestyle. An insider said: “Perez is a huge influence online, with a website that’s one of the biggest in the world”
“He is also making a name for himself outside the web, having appeared on various reality telly shows and had run-ins with well-known celebrities. Perez loves Britain and the producers of CBB can’t wait for him to star in one of the most talked about shows here”.
Celebrity Big Brother returns on Wednesday 7th January at 9pm on Channel 5.