publication date: Tuesday, April 17, 2012 (part of Spring 2012)

category: Family

clue: Losing your mother, a world-famous R&B singer, to her drug problem must have been hard. Having this event shine a light on your own drug abuse while still a teen might have been harder.

explanation: Brown was the daughter of Whitney Houston. In the wake of Houston's death, Brown's drinking and drug habits were extensively covered by tabloids. more…

solved by: Russ Wilhelm, Steve West, Samir Mehta, LaVonne Lemler, Chris Lemler, Justin Woods, Matthew Preston, Joanna Woods, Richard Slominsky, Denise Sawicki, Mike Rothstein, Steve Dunn, Erik Bates, and Aaron Shurtleff

The Modern Woman: 2012 has not been easy for women so far, as these five controversial ladies can attest. Each one made headlines, for better or worse, in the first few months of this year.

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