Gavin Rossdale Slams OK! Over ‘Mean-Spirited,’ Phony Gwen Stefani ‘Split’ Cover

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By Daniel Gates

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Gavin Rossdale opened up to Howard Stern on Tuesday about how much it hurt to have OK! magazine run a completely made-up “SPLIT!” cover story about him and Gwen Stefani over the summer.

Gossip Cop was the first outlet to debunk the tabloid’s garbage on the day it was published in July.

On Tuesday, Rossdale gave some insight into what it’s like to be a celebrity at the center of a bogus rumor.

He was enjoying a family vacation when someone emailed him the OK! cover — as he sat at dinner with Stefani and their children.

“It was so demoralizing,” Rossdale told Stern. “It’s so mean-spirited.”

He talked about how alerting Stefani to the phony report was “super painful” and “humiliating.”

It’s worth hearing what Rossdale had to say on the topic of bogus tabloid rumors and the places that run them.


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