Gaga (who Perez used to refer to as his "wifey") and the entertainment blogger have had their share of lovers spats in the past, but this one definitely takes the cake.
It all started when a fan tweeted to Gaga, telling her that Perez, who lives in Los Angeles, was in her apartment building in New York City.
She tweeted back to the fan, asking for specifics about the alleged sighting. Eventually, she got confirmation that Perez HAD been in the building and that's when she completely lost it.
Obviously, Gaga's fans were furious at Perez and they started Tweeting horrible threats to him, with some even threatening to kidnap and kill his son.
After retweeting many of the threats he received, Perez released a statement via his website:
A Statement on Lady Gaga's Lies
From Perez Hilton:
I have long had plans to return to New York City more permanently. New York was my home for 6 years in the mid 90s, before I moved to Los Angeles. I also lived here for 3 months last year while doing an off Broadway show. I'm a new father and I am primarily focused on my family and where we will be most happy. I love New York and that is where me and my growing family want to call home right now. Sunday, my realtor showed us a list of possible apartments to rent. I learned only after the fact that Lady GaGa lives in one of the buildings we looked at, and she was across the country in Los Angeles when I viewed that building. After a day of innocent house-hunting, I am devastated and my heart hurts that my former very good friend, a person I used to call my "wifey" and traveled the world with, is making very public and very untrue allegations about me on Twitter. While it is still too painful for me to go into detail about why I chose to no longer make her a part of my life, I will say that I am a critic and not a "stalker". Any allegation that I am stalking her, based on a day of house hunting with my baby boy and my mother, is utterly false, defamatory and now appears to be putting me and my family in danger. I will continue to be a critic - in a way that is not mean or involves name-calling, and I will continue to have an opinion and talk about music and songs, like GaGa's "Applause". I hope her fans stop sending me death threats, as the suggestion that I pose a danger to Lady GaGa is preposterous. If her fans want to send a message of support to Lady GaGa, they should buy her music. Notwithstanding my feelings about our personal relationship, I do wish Lady GaGa happiness and continued success and I assure you my family house hunting has nothing to do with her.
We're not sure if Gaga read the letter or if she just got wind of the threats, but as someone who doesn't condone violence or bullying, she felt she needed to speak out to try to put a stop to it.
Hopefully the Little Monsters will take her message to heart.
Whatever is going on between these two, they are both grown adults and we're sure they can handle it themselves (or have their handlers handle it).
In the future, they might want to consider taking their disagreements offline to avoid a repeat of this unfortunate situation.