Google's Driverless Car Involved In Injury Accident
Unusual Stuff

Paris Hilton Caught On Tape Making “Anti-Gay Remarks”

Posted 9/21/2012 6:30 am by

Paris Hilton thinks random gay hookups is not hot.

Sometimes I feel bad for Paris Hilton.  Granted, she’s one of my least-favorite celebrities, but it seems like she gets into trouble with regularity over stupid things (when people aren’t breaking into her house).  During New York Fashion Week, Paris Hilton was caught on tape making anti-gay remarks.  While riding with a friend in the back of a cab, an audio clip of 50 seconds of Hilton making derogatory remarks about gay people was captured, or so the story goes.  I think Hilton is actually a victim here.

I hate to do this, but I have to defend Paris Hilton here.  What she said and what was reported are two different things, and her quote is taken out of context.  When talking to her friend–an openly gay male model–in the back of the cab about his use of gay hookup app Grindr (which helps you find the closest available gay man for a hookup), Hilton said the following:  “They’re disgusting.  Dude, most of them probably have AIDS.  I would be so scared if I were a gay guy.  You’ll, like, die of AIDS.”

Are the remarks stupid?  Probably, since she can be a pretty dumb girl.  Are they perfectly reasonable?  Of course.  I seriously doubt Hilton hates gay people, or wanted to defame gay people, but using an app to find the closest available person for sex is just tempting fate when it comes to catching diseases.    The most common way for men to get HIV/AIDS is via anal sex.  Hooking up with anonymous strangers is also gross, no matter what your gender or orientation.

Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

Share this post, or Subscribe:

More Stuff Worth Checking Out »

Unusual Stuff

When CVS Banned Cigarettes

Posted 9/03/2015 6:45 pm by

There are an estimated 44 million Americans that smoke cigarettes.  Despite all the smoking bans in public places and increased awareness of the dangers of cigarettes, it’s a very hard habit to kick and it’s a very lucrative business for companies.  Among them was CVS, the nation’s second-largest pharmacy chain, which sold an estimated $2 […]

Read »
Unusual Stuff

Police Plan Arby’s Boycott

Posted 9/02/2015 11:08 pm by

Sometimes you just want some curly fries and a roast beef sandwich, even if you’re on duty.  Cops are often seen in restaurants, and some businesses go out of their way to support cops.  However, a Pembroke Pines, Florida, Arby’s wasn’t so keen on having uniformed cops hanging out in the lobby of their business. […]

Read »
Unusual Stuff

McDonald’s Goes All-Day Breakfast

Posted 9/01/2015 9:03 pm by

One of the best treats in the world, at least when I was a kid, was an order of pancakes and sausage from McDonald’s.  Of course, it wasn’t as good as a Personal Pan Pizza to eat while watching Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, but it was probably the next best thing, and a pretty rare […]

Read »
Unusual Stuff

TSA Agent Fakes Security Search To Molest Traveler

Posted 8/28/2015 7:36 pm by

The Transportation Security Agency is an agency that’s basically out of control.  They’ve already been sued for abusing their power, and that lawsuit hasn’t really changed things all that much.  TSA screeners still abuse their power, and one gross example of abuse took that quite literally. A TSA security screener used his position to lure […]

Read »
Unusual Stuff

Facebook Tops 1 Billion Concurrent Users

Posted 8/27/2015 7:50 pm by

There have been no rivals for Facebook.  Once it came onto the scene and lapped MySpace in total users, the battle was over.  Sure, the occasional pretender to the throne made some noise, but these days, everyone’s on Facebook and just about everyone depends on Facebook to stay connected with family and friends.  When Facebook […]

Read »
Unusual Stuff

Burger King To McDonald’s: McWhopper Team-Up?

Posted 8/26/2015 5:52 pm by

Burger King has been trying for years to dethrone McDonald’s as the king of America’s fast food empire, but they’re been unsuccessful thus far.  They’re tried pretty much everything:  a Microsoft Windows 7 tie-in, a gigantic burger served like pizza, delivery service in select markets, and a complete menu overhaul and redo.  So far, nothing’s […]

Read »
Unusual Stuff

Japanese Sending Whiskey Into Space

Posted 8/25/2015 3:42 pm by

It doesn’t matter what country you’re in or what their nominal national spirit is, these days everyone loves brown party liquor.  This is a world in which Russians love Scottish whisky, a heady post-Mad Men world where clear is out and the barrel-aged is in.  Suntory is a world-famous brand, makers of the best whiskey […]

Read »
Unusual Stuff

“Fear The Walking Dead” Sets Cable Debut Record

Posted 8/24/2015 6:21 pm by

People have been waiting for the debut of Fear the Walking Dead all summer.  It’s not every day that the hottest show on television expands its universe and heads in a different direction from the companion show, but here we are, there’s AMC footing the bill, and there’s more zombie action for the television screen. […]

Read »
Unusual Stuff

Drug-Resistant Super Lice Are Here

Posted 8/21/2015 7:50 pm by

When I was a kid, there was nothing I hated more than the school head lice check.  Now, I never had lice, but I always felt indignant that they were going to go through my hair with a literal fine-tooth comb in a chair in the gymnasium, then repeat the process with several hundred other […]

Read »
Unusual Stuff

Caitlyn Jenner Faces Possible Manslaughter Charges In Fatal Crash

Posted 8/20/2015 6:33 pm by

You can change your face, you can change your name, you can get Siri to vouch for you, but there’s one force you can’t escape from, and that’s the law.  Caitlyn Jenner is finding that out the hard way as Los Angeles prosecutors have decided to ask the district attorney to consider bringing her up on […]

Read »
Unusual Stuff

American Flag Raised Over Cuban Embassy

Posted 8/14/2015 8:28 pm by

Things have changed drastically since the days when the United States had active spy networks working in Cuba.  Once upon a time, the goal of the government was to topple the Castro administration, and Cuba has been kept in the dark for a long, long time after the Communist uprising.  The Cold War, the Cuban […]

Read »
Unusual Stuff

Transgender Birth Certificate Bill Vetoed

Posted 8/13/2015 5:52 pm by

You’d think that in the middle of a crowded political primary, busy politicians like New Jersey governor Chris Christie would be neglecting their home state.  Well, primary or not, Chris Christie is still New Jersey’s governor, and he’s still doing governor things, like vetoing bills.  Chris Christie has vetoed a change in New Jersey law […]

Read »
Unusual Stuff

EA Sports Pulls NHL 16 Cover

Posted 8/12/2015 5:56 pm by

If you’re a professional athlete, getting on the cover of a video game is a big deal.  That means you’re not just a star, not just the face of a franchise, you’re the face of your entire sport.  Athletes love being on the cover of games, even if the Madden Curse tends to derail football […]

Read »
Unusual Stuff

North Korea Injures Two South Korean Soldiers With Mines

Posted 8/10/2015 8:11 am by

It’s pretty easy to laugh off North Korea.  After all, they’re prone to doing silly stuff like changing their time zone for no good reason and prancing around with ridiculous medals.  All that provocation can go too far, though, and according to South Korea, the North has made a naked declaration of aggression against their […]

Read »