publication date: Thursday, April 17, 2014 (part of Spring 2014)

category: Music

clue: Her distinctive long hair made this real-life Rapunzel an star on her singing variety show, long before she won an Oscar.

explanation: Cher starred in The Sonny & Cher Comedy Hour and won an Oscar for Moonstruck. more…

solved by: Russ Wilhelm, Steve West, LaVonne Lemler, Samir Mehta, Chris Lemler, Justin Woods, Denise Sawicki, Joanna Woods, and Mike Rothstein

Life is a Fairy Tale: Classic fairy tales teach universal lessons about wisdom, patience, and other virtues, remaining relevant even in our modern world. Each of these five celebrities has something in common with a classic fairy-tale hero or villain.

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