This celebrity goo was created by player Erik Bates.

publication date: Friday, November 22, 2019 (part of Fall 2019)

category: Theater

clue: This beard attracted a freakish number of onlookers in the late 19th century.

explanation: Annie Jones, the "Bearded Lady" in PT Barnum's circus, was a spokesperson for the circus, and an advocate for the removal of the term "freak" from the business. more…

intended difficulty: hard

solved by: Russ Wilhelm, Steve West, LaVonne Lemler, Samir Mehta, Chris Lemler, Matthew Preston, and Scott Hardie

Facial Hair Famosos: After Erik created two goos in a row out of celebrities who happened to have distinctive beards, he asked if he could turn it into an entire theme. Scott scheduled it for "Movember," the annual event where men grow facial hair to raise awareness of men's health issues. These seven goos are Erik's only creations for the Fall 2019 season, but look for a bonus beard in December.

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