because it’s the unethical gossipmongers who give the principled, journalistic ones a bad name
Not only are Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie not on the verge of breaking up, and not only did she not cheat on him, but In Touch Weekly, which broke the big news, are a bunch of no-research-doing, no-rumor-confirming, unscrupulous, unprofessional babies, according to E! Online.
Or perhaps because scoop envy is mighty.
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