publication date: Sunday, March 26, 2017 (part of Spring 2017)

category: Controversy

clue: The most famous pop singer's most famous pet has outlived more than the controversy surrounding him.

explanation: Bubbles, still alive today, was the pet chimp of Michael Jackson and a key aspect of the singer's eccentric lifestyle. more…

difficulty: easy

solved by: Russ Wilhelm, Steve West, LaVonne Lemler, Samir Mehta, Chris Lemler, Justin Woods, Richard Slominsky, Aaron Shurtleff, and Jesse King


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