much ado about nothing
Meaning: a phrase which people sometimes use to describe a situation in which there has been a lot of excitement about something that is not really important. It comes from the title of a humorous play by William Shakespeare.
People have been getting very upset about the seating arrangements for the Christmas dinner, but as far as I’m concerned it’s all much ado about nothing.
All this nonsense about status and “losing face” is much ado about nothing as far as I’m concerned.