Oh, those kind of rumors ... "________ is a nice enough guy, but you really don't want to leave him in a room with your daughter. Esp. if she's under age 18." "________ is suffering from taking a drug that [enhances their powers / counters body degeneration from their power user], leading to addiction, behavioral changes, and maybe blackmail from the [big pharma / street dealer] supplier. "________ was a porn star before they had a breakthrough as a hero that put them on the map. They have [paid blackmail / strong-armed the distributor / killed] to keep this a secret. "________ tells racist jokes whey they're drunk. The team's publicist has had to make a number of pay-offs to keep this from getting out." "________ was a super-villain. After a heist went horribly wrong, they were so repelled by what they had done that they changed their identity and became a super-hero. There is still a warrant out for their arrest." "________ lost a child in a tragic accident -- then defied the Time Protection Corps to go back and change the incident in a way that saved their child but led to several other innocent deaths." "________ ran a private prison for villains, and word has it that [the ACLU / Justice Dept.] would plotz if they heard about what went on there. "________ has a child at Halcyon South High, but has refused to acknowledge their parentage." "________ is a member of a secret society, complete with handshakes and funny robes and crazy stories about some mysterious island where their true deity dwells." "________ was a member of [extremist left / right wing organization] when they were younger; supposedly they quit and disavowed the whole thing, but [they sure still act like they belong / can you ever trust someone like that again / it would sure hurt the reputation of the group if that came out]. Now, not every hero on the list is going to have something this significant. If we're talking about rumors that Harry knows, mostly from discussions he's been present before between his 'rents at the dinner table, then at most they're going to be more like: "________ quit smoking last month, and jeez, they've put on a few pounds." "________ quit smoking last month, and jeez, they're annoyingly self-righteous about it." "________ just broke up with their latest super-bait fan. Sooner or later one of them is going to go to the fanzines about it." "________ dropped a huge bundle [in the stock market / on the ponies / on a real estate deal] -- I hear they may lose their house, if not their spouse." "________ has a kid at Halcyon Academy and I wish to God they would shut up about how clever the little rug-rat is." "________'s spouse has gotten so into RookWay products and the whole organization, and is always pushing people to buy that stuff at our meetings, and the whole thing is such a pyramid scheme, and their RookWay Unstable Molecules Cleaning Fluid left this awful stain, right on my left shoulder where everyone can see, and now they want us all to come to a meeting so we can become RookWay distributors, too ..."