This celebrity goo was created by player Steve West.
Scott Hardie provided the category and difficulty, made minor changes to the clue provided by Steve, and wrote the explanation.

publication date: Sunday, December 28, 2014 (part of Winter 2015)

category: Controversy

clue: Knowing that a heinous criminal can marry this goo might send you on a killing spree.

explanation: In November 2014, Burton obtained a marriage certificate to marry her longtime partner Charles Manson while he remained in prison. more…

difficulty: medium

solved by: Russ Wilhelm, Justin Woods, Samir Mehta, LaVonne Lemler, Chris Lemler, Joanna Woods, Richard Slominsky, Mike Rothstein, Erik Bates, and Scott Hardie


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