04/16/2008 05:12 am ET Updated May 25, 2011

Perez Hilton Joins British TV Station

Salacious US celebrity blogger Perez Hilton will be writing for ITV's website from this week, recruited to help promote the new ITV2 show Gossip Girl.

Hilton - real name Mario Lavandeira - will be writing a weekly column after each episode of the New York party girls show, throwing in his trademark celebrity gossip.

Gossip Girl is broadcast on digital channel ITV2 on Thursdays at 10pm.

Hilton's first column will go up on the website on Wednesday, April 9, alongside Gossip Girl galleries, interviews and a catch-up service.