About Us

Gossip Cop was created to fact-check the gossip industry. Launched in July 2009, the site strives to be the most accurate and credible source of celebrity news. Every day our team diligently works to separate fact from fiction and we are proud to be at the forefront of debunking "fake news" about Hollywood personalities.


Hugh Scott is a reporter for Gossip Cop. Previously he wrote for CinemaBlend.com and extensively freelanced for various music-related websites and publications. Prior to CinemaBlend, he owned and published Eleven Magazine, an indie music magazine in St. Louis that covered the local and national music scenes. Hugh earned his bachelor of arts from Boston University where he majored in Political Science. He can be reached at [email protected]

Griffin Matis is a reporter for Gossip Cop. Originally hailing from southern Louisiana, he graduated from the University of Missouri School of Journalism in 2016 with an emphasis on Arts & Culture Journalism. Since then, hes written about a variety of topics ranging from recipes to video games to wildlife reserves for both digital and print publications. He can be reached at [email protected]

Brianna Morton is a reporter for Gossip Cop. She has previously written for Oola.com and Suggest.com. She graduated from Webster University with a bachelor of arts, majoring in English with an emphasis on Creative Writing and a minor in German. Since graduating, she has written about celebrity gossip and pop culture happenings. She can be reached at [email protected]


Gossip Cop works tirelessly every day to be the most accurate celebrity news site. And while we're not infallible, we're the first to want to correct an error. If you see a verifiable mistake on Gossip Cop, please tell us. After re-examining the claim, we will fix it accordingly. Our corrections are readily visible, whether they are at the top or the bottom of an article. Send emails to [email protected]

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