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Perez Hilton vows to stop bullying on his website

Perez Hilton, who made a name for himself in the business by outing celebrities and drawing vulgar doodles atop their photos, has vowed to stop bullying. Hilton appears on "The Ellen DeGeneres Show" Wednesday, and promises that he'll make changes to his website, if that's what it takes. "Over the last two weeks I have been doing everything I can to bring awareness to the teen suicides and gay b
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Perez Hilton, who made a name for himself in the business by outing celebrities and drawing vulgar doodles atop their photos, has vowed to stop bullying. Hilton appears on "The Ellen DeGeneres Show" Wednesday, and promises that he'll make changes to his website, if that's what it takes. "Over the last two weeks I have been doing everything I can to bring awareness to the teen suicides and gay bullying," Hilton tells DeGeneres, according to a pre-released transcript of her show, which was obtained by Reuters. "In doing so a lot of people have called me a hypocrite and a bully myself and a big one ... From now on I really want to be part of the solution and not part of the problem," said Hilton, who is openly gay. DeGeneres said she was advised not to have the blogger on her show, but did so because she believes in second chances. She also asked Hilton if he'd go back to being mean if his new stance ultimately affected him financially. "I've been thinking about this for a while, and this [the suicide of college student Tyler Clementi] was the impetus for it all. It's definitely a concern but I don't care," Hilton told DeGeneres. "I'm not motivated by money ... I just feel like this is the right decision for me." Update: Perez Hilton has posted his own video about being "the solution, and not part of the problem."