Why gossip is so dangerous! People share the strangest (and most untrued) stories they have heard about themselves. This includes faking their death or escaping from a psychiatric unit.

  • People from all over the globe shared their worst rumours about themselves.
  • Many people posted on Whisper that they were accused of having an STI.
  • One woman told of a rumour that she was pregnant. 

This eye-opening online thread shows how rumours can quickly turn from harmless gossip to hurtful comments. 

People from all over the world have started anonymously sharing apps Whisper They’ll reveal the worst rumors they’ve heard about them, and you’ll be forced to think twice before sharing a story without verifying facts.  

One of them is a woman who broke up with her boyfriend after hearing rumors that she was unfaithful. Another was the subject a vicious falsehood about herpes. 

Others were however the source of rumours. One woman from California led her hometown to believe she had died while she was leaving to start a new life. 

FEMAIL shares some amazing examples…   

People from around the world took to Whisper to share rumours they've heard about themselves - including a woman, from Nevada, whose relationship ended after a rumour that she had cheated on her boyfriend spread

Whisper was used by people all over the globe to share rumours about themselves. One example was a Nevada woman who ended her relationship after a rumour that her boyfriend had cheated on it. 

Unforgettable! A woman, who lives in California, admitted that she enjoys reading the comments written on a memorial Facebook page by people in her old town who believe a rumour that she has died

Unforgettable! California woman says she enjoys reading comments left on a memorial Facebook Page by her old friends who believe the rumour she has died. 

One anonymous person shared the devastation of having their work colleagues think that they have herpes

One anonymous person shared their horror at having their colleagues believe they have herpes. 

Another woman, who lives in Colorado, said someone who is jealous of her figure has convinced other people that she has an eating disorder

Another Colorado woman claimed that someone has convinced her of an eating disorder because she is jealous of her figure. 

Childish! A woman, from Bainbridge, admitted that she struggles to trust anyone after a rumour spread that she was pregnant, while she was out of school for three weeks suffering from the flu

Childish! Bainbridge woman admits she has difficulty trusting people after rumors spread that she was pregnant. This was while she was away from school for three weeks due to the flu.

One person said they chose not to correct a high school rumour that they had killed people and been to a mental institute because they didn't like any of the other students

One student stated that they didn’t correct a high school rumor that they had killed others and been to a mental facility because they didn’t like any other students. 

Another individual, from Riverton, claimed a rumour that they have STIs and sleep around spread throughout their school despite being a virgin

Riverton’s other virgin claimed that they had STIs and were sleeping around in their school despite being a rumour. 

Rivalry! An anonymous woman revealed she lost her best friend because of a rumour claiming she is trying to steal her crush

Rivalry! Rivalry! 

One person, who lives in Salem, admitted they added to a rumour that they smoke cannabis by sharing a photo with a bag of parsley

One Salem resident said they shared a photo of themselves with a bag full of parsley to add to the rumour that they smoke marijuana. 

Another woman said rumours that she looked at other girls in the shower, when she was a girl scout, spread after everyone knew about her sexuality

Another woman claimed that she had looked at girls in the shower when she was a girl Scout. Rumours about her sexuality were spread after everyone knew more.