Perez Hilton opened up about his feud with Andy Cohen throughout the October 23 episode of Scheana Shay‘s podcast.
Whereas chatting with the Vanderpump Guidelines solid member, Perez seemingly accused the Watch What Occurs Dwell host of stealing his thought for a collection primarily based round homosexual dads and their households earlier than explaining why he received’t be suing Andy or Bravo and revealing why he believes Andy is unwilling to work with him.
“I really like being a dad and for the final seven years, I’ve tried to get on the air, this present about homosexual dads,” Perez started on Scheananigans. “I’ve pitched it to all people. I’ve partnered with Bunim-Murray, the OGs within the house of actuality, and even with Bunim-Murray hooked up and a casting tape, no community wished to purchase it. All of them advised us off the file it was too homosexual however on the file it was too area of interest.”
“Though all people turned it down, each time I’d meet with manufacturing firms or networks or syndicators, I’d at all times carry up this concept once more as a result of I used to be genuinely obsessed with it. After which final yr, I emailed Andy Cohen,” he continued.
As a result of Andy had simply welcomed his first son, Benjamin, Perez imagine it was the proper time to method the WWHL star along with his thought. Sadly, Andy didn’t chew.
“He took the time to e mail me again and he mentioned, ‘Yeah, these individuals are proper. It’s too area of interest for Bravo and I don’t even suppose there’s a house for it on E!,’” Perez recalled.
Though Andy was bored with teaming up with Perez on the thought on the time, the blogger realized months later that Andy was in improvement for a homosexual dads present for Bravo. Immediately, Perez emailed the Bravo exec, through his supervisor, and made it clear that he was prepared to work with him behind the scenes, if not because the collection’ expertise.
“I had my supervisor hit up the manufacturing firm that Andy partnered with to develop this homosexual dads present and so they straight up advised my supervisor, ‘No, he’s not concerned as expertise or a producer,’” Perez shared.
Whereas many have instructed Perez sue Andy for seemingly stealing his idea, Perez has no plans to take action.
“I’m not an fool. I’m by no means going to sue Andy Cohen. I’m by no means going to sue Bravo. I don’t need to completely destroy and burn that bridge. And in addition, sadly for me, homosexual dads is an idea I had. It wasn’t a formatted present. It’s not one thing that I copyrighted, that I might sue over,” he defined.
In closing, Perez instructed that Andy might not need to work with him on account of his fame.
“Possibly Andy doesn’t need to work with me as a result of I’m me and I’ve my baggage and my fame,” he acknowledged.