Celebrity blogger Perez Hilton was the
most googled gay celebrity in 2010.
to gay glossy The
Advocate, the 32-year-old self-described “Queen of all
Media” tops its list of most-searched-for gay and lesbian
celebrities on search giant Google.
“In a tight race for first with Adam
Lambert, Perez Hilton takes the cake,” the magazine wrote in
announcing its winner. “2010 has been a big year for Hilton,
launching three new blogs, CocoPerez, FitPerez and TeddyHilton all
focused on a more specific market (fashion, fitness & health, and
pets). Between the growth of his company, his pledge to stop
bullying on Ellen, and revealing Miley's partying ways, Perez Hilton
has landed himself 2010's most Googled gay.”
It was a big year for the list's
runner-up as well. Even as Lambert's celebrity increased, the
singer has refused to hide his sexuality, defying pundits who
claim gay entertainers should fear coming out.
Also making the top 20 list are three
Glee stars: Jane Lynch (in at 11), Chris Colfer (17) and
Jonathan Groff (18).
Rounding out the top ten are: talk show
host Ellen DeGeneres (3), singers Elton John (4) and Ricky Martin
(5), fashion guru Marc Jacobs (6), UK designer Alexander McQueen (7),
MSNBC host Rachel Maddow (8), Internet
meme Antoine Dodson (9) and actor Neil Patrick Harris (10).