publication date: Thursday, May 26, 2005 (part of Round XXV)
clue: You'd have to be crazy not to recognize this star: He's not Rick James, bitch, but he plays him on TV.
explanation: Chappelle was a comedian and star of his own comedy skit program, on which he often played an extravagant James with the catch phrase "I'm Rick James, bitch!" Shortly before this goo was published, news reports said that Chappelle had checked into a mental health facility ("crazy") in South Africa, but Chappelle denied the reports. more…
solved by: Russ Wilhelm, Steve West, Matthew Preston, Denise Sawicki, Steve Dunn, Erik Bates, Amy Austin, Mike Eberhart, Aaron Shurtleff, Dave Mitzman, Elliot Farney, Jerry Mathis, Scott Horowitz, Megan Baxter, Aaron Fischer, Chris McKinnon, Mihai Rusu, Michael Paul Cote, Jackie Mason, E. M., Wendy Hampson, Lori S., Derrek White, and Mike Miller