He’s the most notorious gossip columnist on the internet… And, now Perez Hilton is expanding his media empire.
The 33-year-old Cuban American blogger will be joining the team on Univision’s popular program El Gordo y la Flaca.
Hilton – whose real name is Mario Lavandeira – was born in Miami and has become one of the entertainment industry’s most popular bloggers. His blog, which averages 200 million visits per month, provokes all sorts of feelings from his fans.
Hilton recently landing his first acting role in Spanish, playing the part of a “paparazzo’s guru” who gives advice to the protagonist of the MTV Latin America telenovela Popland. And, his Superfan celebrity interview project was recently picked up by the CW.
Lavandeira studied drama in college and has appeared in several television and film projects, including HBO’s The Sopranos.