publication date: Wednesday, May 4, 2005 (part of Round XXV)

category: Music

clue: Oops! I'd say she's a woman now.

explanation: Spears was a pop singer who originally built her career on a claim of virginity, but who became married and pregnant shortly before this goo was published, hinted at by the distortion pattern. The clue plays on her song titles "Oops!...I Did It Again" and "I'm Not a Girl, Not Yet a Woman." more…

solved by: Russ Wilhelm, Steve West, Matthew Preston, Denise Sawicki, Erik Bates, Steve Dunn, Amy Austin, Mike Eberhart, Aaron Shurtleff, David Mitzman, Elliot Farney, Jerry Mathis, Scott Horowitz, Megan Baxter, Lori Lancaster, Aaron Fischer, Chris McKinnon, Mihai Rusu, Michael Paul Cote, Jackie Mason, E. M., Wendy Hampson, Nadine Russell, Anthony Lewis, Lori S., Derrek White, Brandie Harrison, and Mike Miller

trivia: Scott had to look up the correct punctuation for the song titles. Honest.


Similar Goos

Amerie

You can't touch this goo's rapid career rise (and fall). Go »

Daniel René

La indirecta que no te di para este modelo quién ahora canta es indecible. Go »

James Brown

This prolific singer and dancer feels good to be the hardest working goo in show business. Go »

Kylie Minogue

A decade after her derailment in the early nineties, this Australian performer's career came back like a bad fever. Go »

Alicia Keys

If this Manhattan-born singer and musician keeps winning Grammys, would Mayor Bloomberg still give her a key to the city? Go »

Beyoncé Knowles

Maybe it was destiny that this child of a music manager was tempted to become a singing sensation. Go »