"Rumors" (also known as "Rumours") is a song by American recording artist Lindsay Lohan, taken from her debut studio album, Speak (2004). Originally titled "Just What It Is", the song was written and produced by Cory Rooney, while additional writing was done by Lohan, Taryll Jackson, and TJ Jackson. It was released as the lead single from the album on September 21, 2004, through Casablanca Records. The dance song draws influences from electropop and teen pop, while its lyrics allude to the constant paparazzi and media backlash regarding Lohan. Music critics reviews were mixed; with statements like "infectious" or "unnecessary".
"Rumors" achieved moderate commercial success worldwide, reaching top thirty positions in Australia, Austria, Germany and Switzerland. In the United States, the song peaked at number six on Billboard's Bubbling Under Hot 100 Singles, but was certified Gold by the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA) for shipping over 500,000 units of the single. The music video directed by Jake Nava featured Lohan attending a club, playing around with the paparazzi. The video was nominated for Best Pop Video at the 2005 MTV Video Music Awards and reached the top position on MTV's Total Request Live.