Hollywood gossip blogger Perez Hilton has filed a police complaint after claiming he was assaulted by the manager of Black Eyed Peas star Will.i.am.

Perez, real name Mario Lavandeira, claims he was attacked outside a club following the MuchMusic Video Awards in Toronto, Canada.

The blogger Twittered about the alleged attack within moments, writing: 'I was assaulted by Will.I.Am of the Black Eyed Peas and his security guards. I am bleeding. Please, I need to file a police report. No joke.'

Soon, Will.i.am posted a note and a video denying the allegation. Perez responded with a video of his own.

Showing off what looked like a black eye he claimed that after a number of run-ins with Will.i.am throughout the night, he was assaulted by the star's manager Mario.

'What happened to me in Toronto happened to me as a human being and it should never happen to anyone,' he said.

He continued: 'Nothing like this has ever happened before. It is unacceptable.

'It was not a random fan that hit me. You're a f****** liar. You're shameful, you're disgusting, you're a coward.'

He then broke down in tears as he ended the video.

Toronto police have confirmed that Perez contacted them with an assault allegation, but had no comment while the investigation was underway.

Source: Assult [MTV UK]