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07/23/2008 05:12 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011

Perez Hilton Sued For $25 Million

Perez Hilton's found himself in a bit of a legal pickle.

Former reader - and presumed fan - Diane Wargo has filed a $25 million lawsuit against the blogger. Wargo claims that Hilton violated his own privacy agreement after he posted a curse-laden email she sent from her work information.

By printing her email, Wargo says, Hilton set off a firestorm of hateful emails from his many readers. The suit also alleges that she, her husband and children all received death threats following the email's publication. Wargo's employers, Menorah Park Center for Senior Living, subsequently fired Wargo for the email, which read, in part: "Perez you are a fat gay pig. Angelina is a [sic] ugly whore. You love her because she's a fag lover." Sounds like a classy lady.

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