PEREZ SAYS NO COVER-UP: Days after Perez Hilton posted an apology for posting nude photos of Jennifer Lawrence who was photohacked, the gossip columnist was still giving the issue some thought. Hilton, who has deleted the risque images, said he won’t publish nudes “going forward because it’s the right thing for me.”

Leaving the August Getty show Friday, he said, “I did a lot of thinking about it this week. It’s interesting. If it were somebody else, I don’t know that it would have gotten the same response. But it was Jennifer Lawrence. People hold Kim Kardashian to a different standard. If new Kim Kardashian photos leaked, there wouldn’t be an outrage. But because it was Jennifer Lawrence, there was.”

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Hilton said, “We should just treat everybody the same. If this is how we feel about Jennifer Lawrence, then we should treat everybody the same.”

The backlash made him take note. He said, “It was really interesting the terminology they were using online — if you look you are raping these women and blah, blah, blah. That’s what a lot of people were saying or they were calling people sex offenders or blah, blah, blah. I was like, ‘You’re making your points.’”

As for whether he has ever had nude photos of himself sent to someone without his consent, he said, “No, but if I did… I don’t know. I also don’t think there is anything wrong with nudity or sex or share.…I mean, I’m gay. We love that.”

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