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Perez Hilton has filed a lawsuit against the Black Eyed Peas' manager accused of assault.

The celebrity blogger, whose real name is Mario Lavandeira, has sued Liborio "Polo" Molina for battery and intentional infliction of emotional distress, according to the Associated Press. Hilton's suit aims to protect his right to free speech and claims that Molina attacked him over critical comments he made about the Peas' new album.

Hilton is seeking damages of more than $25,000, including medical costs and damages for "humiliation, mental anguish, and emotional and physical distress."

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