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Gawker Thinks Gwyneth Paltrow Might Be Having an Affair Because Whisper App Says So

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Imagine if your school newspaper ran a story reporting that some anonymous hater on JuicyCampus said that you were, I don’t know, hooking up with your calc professor. That would be pretttttty insane, right? Well, that’s basically what Defamer, Gawker’s Hollywood gossip blog, did today.

“Secret Sharing App Claims Gwyneth Paltrow Is Cheating with Lawyer,” their headline bellows. The story first contorts rumors about that Vanity Fair takedown piece that never was, and VF editor-in-chief Graydon Carter’s response to those rumors, into evidence. Then, they get to the real proof: a posting on the app Whisper. Read More