Some major gossip magazines in the United States and the United Kingdom include People, National Enquirer, Star, Life & Style, M, OK!, National Examiner and US Weekly. Gossip magazines are generally considered synonymous with "tabloid magazines."
Gossip magazines are regularly published periodicals often containing scandalous accounts and sordid details about the lives of different celebrities. These sensationalized stories are typically based on rumors without any valid sources. The most prominent tabloid magazine in the United States is said to be People, which prints the least number of unverified reports because it gathers information straight from celebrity publicists. Other popular gossip magazines are Popstar!, Globe and In Touch.