Socialite Paris Hilton is defending controversial statements she made about homosexual men.
A cab driver secretly recorded Hilton calling gay men quote disgusting.
she also said quote most of them probably have aids, according to radar-online.
Hilton's publicist confirmed the recording was authentic, but says her quotes were taken out of context.
Apparently Hilton only made the comments after her openly gay friend showed her an app that discreetly helps gay men connect for anonymous sexual encounters.
The publicist says Hilton was just expressing her concerns about the dangers of unprotected sex.