It’s no secret that celebrities are always gossiped about. No matter how large or tiny the issue – such as a small rip in their jeans, it always ends up in some gossip magazine or column and scrutinized avidly by the fans.
There is a fine line that separates celeb news from celebrity gossip. No matter how thin the line, there is a way to distinguish one from the other.
In the case of a celebrity, it isn’t necessarily essential that you know whether you are getting the information from a reliable news source or a gossip site that hasn’t checked its sources or confirmed whether its facts are correct. But what about when you’re reading about a political candidate, someone in public office or Fortune 500 executive? Are you forming a judgment about the individual based on verified facts or vindictive gossip that is making the rounds of the Internet that started with a conversation overheard in a bar or club?
A lot of gossip is very biased and based on complete speculation and hearsay. No wonder we hear of celebrities suing gossip columns all the time. Gossip is not only mean but can impact the personal life of the celebrity involved.
We hear about the infamous paparazzi that stalk these poor celebs, taking all kinds of pictures then attaching ridiculous stories to what were actually normal events.