Listen: Celebrity Gossip Blogs Tormented Britney Spears and Paris Hilton—And The Apologies Aren’t Quite Enough
“It was appropriate and reasonable to say awful things about these women. That was their penance. They were so rich and so famous—it was our duty to make sure they knew we could knock them down a little bit.”
Welcome to another episode of BuzzFeed Daily!
On today's episode:
1. We’ve talked a LOT on this show lately about demeaning tabloid and celebrity coverage in the 2000s (seriously why couldn’t everyone leave Britney alone?). And blogs like Perez Hilton and Lainey Gossip were a big part of that coverage. Now, some of the people behind these blogs are apologizing for their coverage, but is that enough to make up for how they treated celebrities?