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.
When an announcement is made public on the situation of a celebrity in any point in time in his life, a thin line separates the announcement as news from being a gossip.
News is based on facts (mostly) and contains information regarding current events, places, and people. Its form of medium is usually through newspapers, live television, and news websites, and of course radio broadcast.
Celebrity gossip, on the other hand, talks more about the personal issues of celebrities. You could even consider these issues as trivial and shallow and gossip is not usually verified. It is based more on opinion rather than on facts. A lot of celebrity gossip not only is published in gossip magazines but circulate on the Internet as well. Gossip travels fast and today, with the millions of people surfing the Internet, it is the fastest way to spread it.
News is telling something whether it is about current events, politics, environment, health, changes and other factual issues in the community while gossips are not.
Gossip and news may be differentiated particularly on the information they intend to communicate. News are present on a simple report with supporting materials to support the facts, while gossip does not provide any proof, but more of conjectures.
Clearly, gossips are based on unconfirmed information from what people say or have said about celebrities.
The paparazzi who took surreptitiously pictures of a celebrity usually are the beginning of gossips and cause it to spread to the public.
The most common cause of these rumors and speculations begin from malicious photographs uploaded in the internet until they spread and become the talk of the town.