Have you ever wondered why so many couples broke up mid-year in 2023?
Joe Jonas and Sophie Turner, Taylor Swift and Joe Alwyn, Sofía Vergara and Joe Manganiello, Kylie Jenner and Travis Scott, Ariana Grande and Dalton Gómez, Tini Stoessel and Rodrigo de Paul, Dominic Fike and Hunter Schafer are just some of the famous couples are this year ended. A pattern that you could also recognize in your social environment. “Estar Soltera” hasn’t been all that trendy since Lunay, Bad Bunny and Daddy Yankee released this song in 2019. Mar believes it’s all due to Venus retrograde, followed by Mercury. Juan Camilo is more likely to rely on a post-pandemic effect.
Apart from the separation of Shakira and Piqué, which increasingly smacks of old and determined gossip, the (ex) relationship of Rosalía and Rauw Alejandro is one of the topics that most dominated the public agenda in Latin America in 2023. The gossip reached Such details landed the person who, through Twitter, X, linked the Puerto Rican singer with Valeria Duque, a Colombian influencer, in legal trouble.
Gossip creates community and has been a tool for human evolution. Mar tells us about this theory from the renowned writer Yuval Harari. In his work Sapiens: From Animals to Gods, he expresses the idea that gossip has played a crucial role in the evolution of humanity. Harari argues that humans’ ability to share information about other people even when they were not present allowed them to form stronger and more complex social connections. Gossip not only enabled communities to collaborate and coordinate more effectively but also encouraged the formation of shared narratives and the creation of more complex social structures. That is, according to Harari, this ability to gossip and share information about others was a key factor in humanity’s cultural development.
Talking about gossip seems like a superficial task, but it is much more complex and interesting than simply telling it. Everything has a cause and effect. In Zona Z we dedicate an episode to gossip about gossip. And you, did you already know the last thing?