“My people are destroyed for lack of knowledge: because thou hast rejected knowledge, I will also reject thee …”
It’s amazing how people respond to rumor and innuendo nowadays. Too many people believe what they want to believe … all the while ignoring the truth. But at the end of the day, you are responsible for the belief you accept and the knowledge you reject.
The only way to know “What thus saith the Lord” is to read “What thus saith the Lord”.