Gossip and entertainment blogger Perez Hilton tweeted early this morning, “I was assaulted by Will.I.Am of the Black Eyed Peas and his security guards. I am bleeding. Please, I need to file a police report. No joke.” will.i.am denies it, says he “came to [Hilton] with respect, and he was the one that called me a faggot outside the club. Whatever… Sounds like somebody wants mad attention and is not really concerned about his health.” The alleged incident happened outside the MuchMusic Video Awards in Toronto, where the Peas won an award, which you’d think would make them impervious to the ravings of a blogger. But in yet another video (above), will.i.am says Hilton told his Black Eyed Peas “sister” Fergie at an afterparty, at which will.i.am was DJing, that “I don’t like your record,” which will.i.am did not mind until Hilton escalated to “disrespect.” will.i.am says the faggot assertion occurred at yet another afterparty, and that “one of the fans gets all crazy,” which “goes to show you how crazy things can get.” No follow-up at Hilton’s own site at this writing; this will probably need to be sorted out in court, or at some sort of celebrity tribunal. MTV UK posts a photo of Hilton with a shiner.
Update: Hilton wept! See here.