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Jul. 13 2009 - 10:39 am | 98 views | 0 recommendations | 2 comments

Perez Hilton Mourns Arturo Gatti … With Wrong Pic

I probably shouldn’t be shocked/disgusted/upset/nauseous with Perez Hilton’s post about the tragic death of Arturo Gatti. Really, I know he means well… the headline is, after all “R.I.P” … so that means he’s wishing Gatti’s family well wishes, right? Oh, wait… the photo is of ‘Contender’ star Alfonso Gomez, who beat Gatti in his last fight ever. Fact-checking the photo of a dead man is so overrated and Web 1.0. Oh yeah, Fidel Castro is dead, too.


UPDATE: Mr. Hilton has since changed the photo on his end.


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    I don’t know what to say. At least there is one news source on the Internet that goes on instinct, rather than hard, biting facts. Facts are so boring. Fact checking is such a waste of time. We have to have information now! I don’t care if it’s sloppy, opinion-driven dreck served by a sad, overly-inflated ego-maniac.

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