This celebrity goo was created by player Lori Lancaster.
Scott Hardie provided the gooed image, category, and difficulty, made minor changes to the clue provided by Lori, and wrote the explanation.

publication date: Saturday, September 20, 2014 (part of Fall 2014)

category: Controversy

clue: No need to feel weepy over this freedom-loving St. Louisan. He's all that and a bag of chips.

explanation: An anonymous man, known only as Edward or his Twitter handle @eyeFLOODpanties, was photographed during the Ferguson, MO protests in 2014, throwing a flaming tear gas canister ("weepy") away from a crowd of people, while wearing an American flag shirt ("freedom-loving") and without putting down his bag of chips. The image became widely associated with the protests. more…

difficulty: medium

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

trivia: Crawford was widely identified online only by his Twitter handle, eyeFLOODpanties, with a few articles mentioning only his first name. Scott accepted guesses for both under the circumstances.


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