Gossip isn’t news.
Gossip isn’t an informed opinion.
Gossip isn’t fact.
Gossip is speculation about other people based in unverified details.
The reason it is so seductive is that it can feel productive. That you are uncovering a conspiracy.
But how much gossip around the office has ever amounted to anything of substance?
More important to note, the one’s in the middle of the drama tend to be the most miserable.