publication date: Thursday, April 8, 2010 (part of Round XLIII)
clue: once an "alien," now equal like everyone else
explanation: González's illegal immigration to Miami made headlines in 2000 when American relatives sued for custody against the wishes of his Cuba father. He was returned to Cuba and is now a member of the Communist Party of Cuba. more…
solved by: Russ Wilhelm, Steve West, Justin Woods, Samir Mehta, LaVonne Lemler, Chris Lemler, Joanna Woods, Richard Slominsky, Denise Sawicki, Mike Rothstein, Steve Dunn, Amy Austin, Mike Eberhart, Aaron Shurtleff, Tony Peters, Ryan Dunn, and Melissa Anderson
trivia: González was previously a goo in July 2000. This was the first deliberate repeat (and second overall repeat) of a celebrity goo, since Scott ended the tradition of not repeating celebrities shortly before this round began. Photos of the grown-up González, released by the Cuban government, made headlines the day before this goo was published, although it was prepared several weeks earlier.
|This goo represented Cuba in the Goo World Tour.|