It is the gossip columnist's business to write about what is none of his business.
The major gossip columnists were more concerned with protecting the industry than with gunning down sinners.
Gossip columnists are diseases, like 'flu. Everyone is subject to them.
Celebrity is a national drama whose characters' parts and plots are written by the tabloids, gossip columnists, websites and interactive buttons. The famous don't actually have to turn up to their own lives at all.