Yesterday, we learned that Hilary Duff has a neighbor in her NYC building named Dieter Addison, who she alleges lives his life like the lyrics to “Wake Up.” Except instead of something going on a Saturday night, it’s every night, and instead of a dance floor in London, Paris, or maybe Tokyo, the party is in Dieter’s living room. Hilary was pissed off. So she blasted Dieter on Instagram several times, using his full name, his picture, and a link to his Instagram page. And it got her into a little trouble with Instagram.
A rep for Instagram tells The Blast that Hilary violated their Terms of Service rule #6, which deals with bullying and harassment.
“You must not defame, stalk, bully, abuse, harass, threaten, impersonate or intimidate people or entities and you must not post private or confidential information via the Service, including, without limitation, your or any other person’s credit card information, social security or alternate national identity numbers, non-public phone numbers or non-public email addresses.”
Instagram removed some of Hilary’s content, although it’s not clear what they pulled. She went after Dieter in her Instagram Stories, and those get automatically deleted after 24 hours. In the meantime, while she recovers from the embarrassment of the Instagram police writing her a citation, Hilary is doing some damage control. One of Dieter’s allegations against Hilary is that her boyfriend Matthew Koma punched him in the head during an altercation. A rep for Hilary tells People that there was no altercation “whatsoever.” They claim that Matthew simply went over to Dieter’s to ask him to stop smoking inside.
People also spoke with the NYPD, who said they responded to a 911 call on Wednesday regarding a victim getting struck on the head. But when they arrived, they claimed they saw no visible injuries and only a report for harassment was taken.
Dieter might not be able to do anything about the alleged punch, but he could do something about Hilary calling him out on Instagram. Dieter told Page Six that he’s hired lawyers and is thinking of pursuing legal action against her. The Blast notes that violating Instagram’s Terms of Service could be used as evidence. This is all so dramatic. Aaron Carter is probably shaking his head in disbelief at the thought of lawyers getting involved. “Do you know how much I’d kill to have Hilary Duff acknowledge my existence on a public platform like Instagram?”