Jonathan Jaxson’s Past with Perez Hilton

Jonathan Jaxson tweeted this picture from his hospital bed after allegedly trying to kill himself.
Another publicity stunt?

This is part four of four posts regarding this topic. Please read here, here and here  to get caught up.

So just who is Jonathan Jaxson? Perhaps Kim Kardashian should have asked herself that question before she did business with him in the first place.  Apparently, while he was allegedly working for Kim K as a PR rep, he was also involved in a lawsuit with Perez Hilton. Check out this info from The Smoking Gun.

APRIL 9 (2008)–Perez Hilton claims that a Florida blogger slandered him by claiming the online gossip columnist solicited sexual favors in exchange for help promoting the man’s nascent web site. In an April 8 Los Angeles Superior Court complaint, Hilton (real name: Mario Lavandeira) alleges that Jonathan Lewandowski recently told reporters that he was manipulated into sending sexually explicit videos to Lavandeira, and that the pair had sex and dated. Lavandeira, 30, charges that these claims are false, adding that Lewandowski (who uses the handle Jonathan Jaxson when blogging) has also invaded his privacy by posting his cell phone number online. In his complaint, an excerpt of which you’ll find below, Lavandeira contends that, as a result of the 24-year-old Lewandowski’s actions, he has ‘suffered loss of his reputation, shame and mortification’ and ‘mental anguish.’ Lavandeira’s lawsuit does not specify monetary damages, but seeks general, special, and punitive damages, and the reimbursement of legal fees from Lewandowski. Hilton declined comment about the lawsuit, while Lewandowski, who had yet to see the complaint, told TSG that he found it ‘hilarious’ that Lavandeira was suing him. ‘I have not lied about him. What Perez did to me was hurtful,’ he said.

The lawsuit was a result of this article that appear on page 6 of the New York Post in February of 2008.

MARIO Lavandeira – better known as online gossip “Perez Hilton” – encouraged a handsome young blogger to send sex tapes of himself while he was making promises of promotion for the blogger’s own fledgling Web site.
Jonathan Jaxson – a former publicist and founder of gossip site JJ’s Dirt – told Page Six he sent Lavandeira sexually explicit videos of himself with the hope of Lavandeira’s help, which never materialized.

More juicy details after the jump…

“He would tell me he would give me stories for my blog,” Jaxson, 24, said of Lavandeira, 29. “He used me.”

We’ve obtained pages of lengthy AOL Instant-Messenger chats between Jaxson and “Perez Hilton,” who has risen to fame with his Web site, where he doodles on photos of celebrities accompanied by scathing insults.  

The New York Times ran a gushing puff piece on “Perez” Tuesday, reporting he gets 2.8 million visitors a month and is in talks with Warner Music for his own label because he has such a great ear for new music.
In an exchange from Sept. 1, 2007, Lavandeira told Jaxson, “you should totally make a sex tape . . . (but not with me).” Jaxson wrote back, “I will have to make one on here for you tomorrow and e-mail it to you.” Lavandeira responded, “Hot! Do it now!”
The next afternoon, Lavandeira asked Jaxson, “When are you sending me that video you promised?” Jaxson responded, “If you do a phone blog with me for my blog . . . as if I am cold calling you in attempt to get advice for my blog. You can be totally rude. I don’t want others to know we talk.”
The next day, Lavandeira asked again, “Where is that video?”
Jaxson told Page Six he sent Lavandeira videos of himself masturbating and other forms of “sex videos,” but said he only met Lavandeira in person three times – once in Florida and twice in New York.
“I fell in love with Perez. I thought he had a huge heart . . . but he’s just a [bleep]hole,” Jaxson told us. “We started working together and communicating on how to make my blog bigger. Then it got more personal and intimate.”
JJ working it at age 18

Lavendeira had no comment.

Well that is very interesting. At the very least this is not the first time a “celebrity” has had cause to sue ole JJ.  On the other hand it is Perez.  It does sound like something he would do.  According to the lawsuit published at The Smoking Gun, Jonathan Jaxson also published Perez Hilton’s phone number on his blog and encouraged his followers to call him by posting the following.

I can’t stand Perez Hilton and the way he has hurt me and millions of others, because of this I think you should call him and let him know how you feel. Since he gives out everyone’s phone number, here is his mobile XXX XXX XXXX, Happy late Birthday Perez!

Now let’s look at this alleged  book that he was shopping for a publisher for and then wanted to sell online suddenly coming up with a January 2012 release date with pre-sales that began the week of his “suicide” attempt.  Why do you presell a text file? Either it is ready or it isn’t. On his website he briefly had up some sample “chapters”. Well, they were titled as chapters but seem to be a string of short essays. In fact, they read almost exactly like the beginning of this article from Creative Loafing  from nine years ago except he only includes the biography and none of the red flags the article mentions.

Jaxson’s story gets cloudy when it comes to corroborating some of his claims. While Jaffe confirms that Jaxson was on “Ricki” three times (he says five times), his appearance on other shows are difficult to verify since they’re no longer on the air. Asked to produce tapes of his appearances, Jaxson says the tapes are either broken or were lost in a house fire last year.
On Jaxson’s website he boasts that his show “The Edge” won a Southern Regional Emmy Award for “Best Cable TV Host.” But that category doesn’t exist, says Tomi Funderburke, executive administrator for the Atlanta chapter of the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences, which oversees the awards.

Clearly Jonathan Wayne Lewandowski had a knack for telling lies to the media from a very early age. But wait! There is some ammo for JJ’s side as well.  Back in 2009, according to Gawker Jonathan Jaxson sued Perez Hilton for violating the terms of an agreement reached where both JJ and PH agreed not to discuss each other in public.  PH was not allowed to blog about JJ but he did. This is when Perez Hilton admitted that he had not been writing his own blog for years. It’s common knowledge now that PH was not actually blogging anything and in this instance he blamed his sister for writing the blog. It is well know that many ghost writers has come and gone from the PH site because apparently it is a difficult gig and PH is well, an asshole.  That agreement would imply that the court found some credence to what JJ said about the sex tapes and decided to rule that both parties would be precluded from discussing the other in the future.
And then there was the time he was a publicist for Kim Zolciak. But that’s a whole nuther talk show, or blog post as the case may be. There is a lot more to tell you.


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20 responses to “Jonathan Jaxson’s Past with Perez Hilton

  1. Whoa pony – I wanna know about him and KimZ!!

  2. Why are you water-marking someone else's photo?

  3. You are supposed to put a watermark on images that YOU own! For example-if YOU took the photo, or you purchased it from someone and owned the copyright. You took that photo from someone else. What you are doing does not make any sense, AND it is a very weird example of copyright theft.

  4. copyright theft? lolWho's copyright?You think someone has filed for the copyright of the twitter photo? (please)

  5. Sidenote: Why can't I right click?!? I need to read in a new tab, or I can't keep track of my posts…

  6. valerie, the anons that don't understand why websites watermark their photos, both copyrighted and not are Branch Lynndavidians. They are also the reason I have watermarks and have disabled right click. sorry. It's just one of those cases of being inconveinced by thugs in the world. Kinda like getting felt up by the TSA because lunatics try to blow up aircraft.The story is here's shame that they leave the compound to come here when clearly I am doing so many things wrong. But it does wonders for my page views. :)

  7. If they were YOUR photos, that would be a good reason to watermark. But you TOOK them from someone else.I understand perfectly well why someone would try to secure what THEY OWN. What I don't understand is WHY you would label someone else's material with YOUR brand???!!!I don't know what a BL is, but for someone who claims to be concerned with copyright, and content-theft, watermarking property that does not belong to you, is not only insane,but your ignorance is spreading confusion, and mis-information.

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  9. I'm pretty sure it's that i hate jill whatever place that steals from other blogs. This is not that site. Iff you want to discuss bunyons or your cat's bowel movements, that's probably the place for you. But if you want hot gossip from the blogger who gets it first and gets the exclusive stuff straight from the source (and therefore gets to watermark it)- enjoy the stuff here!

  10. Pam

    Wow. Anon sure is worked up over some pictures of some obscure person. I guess its true that if you don't have a leg to stand on you end up on your ass. Sorta like anon did up there.

  11. I saw this photo without a water mark on since taken away, along with all the Kim K proof still up.

  12. Photos posted online are public property, Dipshit. Look it up. The watermark merely identifies who is posting it – IF THEY SO CHOOSE. WD

  13. I see the Flying Monkey's from Pork Barrels site are still alive, well and Wrong as ever.If the photos are all over everyone else' site and "not watermarked" tell Pork Rind to steal them from there.Tamara doesn't feel like writing and substantiating Pork Rind's site…got it?

  14. um, watermarking and copyrighting are two different things, although watermarks may also be used to enforce copyrights.I'm not sure you this Pig person is you're referring to, but she needs higher class or at least better educated minions.

  15. what is the obessesion with Lynn Hudson? It's so weird.The issue that anon brought up was valid. Why watermark another person's photo and present it as your own so that people won't steal it when in fact, you stole it in the first place? That shows how shady Tamara really is. I also find Tamara to be a bit racist. I love that she is above going to Peter's club because she would stick out but she has no problem digging into people's background and saying borderline racist things. Talk about hiding behind your computer…This is my final stop at this blog.And people who disagree with

  16. Dana

    This Jonathan Jaxson fool is a man not to be trusted.
    Sure, I like hearing the tea, but imagine if you hired this guy?

  17. Dana

    This same guy is writing a tell about Kim Zolciak, spoke up about Amanda Bynes and someother crazy shwang.

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