Lacienga starts a rumor about Penny at school because "it was fun." The two are about to begin a fight when one of the commentators starts a rumor about Lacienga being romantically interested in Myron. Lacienga cracks under the pressure, and Penny steps in and gives a speech about how rumors can divide classmates, friends, family, and even enemies. She then sings a short song encouraging her classmates to stop spreading rumors.
While Double D is away trying to create a story, Eddy takes over the school paper and spreads misinformation in order to make profit. His rumors ruin friendships and pit the students against each other.
Gru announces to the minions that the rumors are true: the bank will no longer be funding the company. After Gru states that the company will not succeed in traveling to the moon and suggests that the minions look for new employment, the minions all chip in their money to raise capital for the company.
Following the Boston bombing, the news team discusses how Reddit and Twitter have spread false rumors about the Boston bombing suspect. They note the apparent lack of fact checking even by prominent individuals who disseminated false information.