‘The Steeple Times’ asks blogger, columnist and television personality Perez Hilton: “What’s on your mantelpiece?”
The Steeple Times shares “wit and wisdom”. What’s your guiding force?
“Don’t get even, get medieval” is, in our humble opinion, a great motto. What’s yours?
If it’s not fun, make it fun.
Kerry Katona was considered unacceptable in 2007. Who or what is unacceptable in 2015?
Katie Hopkins’ brand of cruelty.
Tony Blair misses being Prime Minister. What do you miss most in your life?
My dad: He passed away when I was a teenager.
What might you swap all your wealth for?
I wouldn’t swap it for more fame. I’d rather have more money and less celebrity.
Donald Trump was once a case of: “If you owe the bank a thousand, they close you down; but if you owe the bank a billion, you own the bank”. What’s your view on the banking crisis?
On the grand scale of global problems, there a lot worse.
What phrase or word do you most loathe?
In 2015, I’m thoroughly disliking “gainz”.
In the UK, some people consider charity to “begin at home”. What’s your view and what causes do you personally support?
I agree and the causes I’m most passionate about are children and music. It is a great honour for me to support the VH1 Save The Music Foundation. I am a member of their board of directors.
The judge in Law Abiding Citizen states: “I can pretty much do whatever I want” before being blown up whilst answering her mobile phone. What’s your view on the appropriate use of such devices?
I’m glued to my mobile phone and I think most people are. Therefore, respond to your text messages in a timely fashion.
If you could fill a carriage on The Orient Express, who would be your fellow passengers?
Angelina Jolie, Oprah and Madonna.
If you were unfortunate enough to end up on death row, what would be your last meal and where would you eat it?
I’d have dulche de leche ice cream and I’d eat it in bed.
What time is it acceptable to consume the first drink of the day?
It is important to stay hydrated and to drink lots of water. Never too early for that.
A Negroni, a martini or a cup of tea?
A cup of tea.
Whose parties do you enjoy the most and why?
My own because I always throw fabulous ones and I love a theme.
Who is the most positive person you know?
These days, I’m loving following Brandy on Instagram. She’s so inspiring.
What’s your most guilty pleasure?
If a tattoo were to sum you up, what would it be of?
If you were a car, what marque would you be?
Cilla Black presented Surprise, Surprise. Tell us the most surprising thing about you.
That I’m a really nice guy.
What’s currently sitting on your mantelpiece?
Photos of my children and also some of my favourite pictures of me with celebrities. Madonna and Oprah made the cut.
Perez Hilton is a proud dad. He is also the creator of one of the most famous websites in the world, PerezHilton.com.
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