who were you writing for? i know the players involved but most people don't. so you're writing for the "in" gang.
the best BEST way to let things cool off and even better go away is to DISENGAGE. you have thrown oil into the fire. Why? it's none of your gossipy business. Shannon is a powerful woman and can way take care of herself.
I get you mean to be supportive but this is fanning the flames.