Did you hear the gossip? What was the gossip about and of whom? What did that person do and how did you hear about it? Why is the thing gossip and why is it talked about? Is it a private matter of someone, that got revealed and is now getting out of proportion? How does that make you feel and how do you feel when you talk about the issue? How do you think it is any concern of yours? What is the truth value in this and what the value of telling this story forward to anybody? What kind of world do you think gossip makes and what kind of humanity it reveals?
Did you hear the gossip? Who did you hear it from? How did this person come across this information and what did he think of it? Did he think of it as absolute truth or something to trash somebody with?