Well, I'm not gonna lie. When you hear the gossip of Hollywood, New York, or from the world of sports, it's fun to joke about it.
But the Weinstein stuff, not funny, with the deluge of information coming out.
I found this article interesting: take a look and see if you agree.
Do women gossip about their rivals? How about men?
I would comment, but I will pay a price if I do-
Women use gossip to compete for a man's attention: New study shows that gossip is essential for interpersonal relationships
Although both men and women gossip, women may be more likely to use gossiping and rumour-mongering as tactics to badmouth a potential rival who is competing for a man's attention. Women also gossip more about other women's looks, whereas men talk about cues to resource holding (e.g., wealth) and the athleticism of their competitors.