This celebrity goo was created by player Chris Lemler.
Scott Hardie provided the category and difficulty, made minor changes to the clue provided by Chris, and wrote the explanation.
publication date: Friday, September 25, 2015 (part of Fall 2015)
clue: He told a teen about a deadly crash before the young man got to collect an important document prior to leaving for college.
explanation: A week before Kazzie Portie's high school graduation, police lieutenant Ellison had to break the news to him that his parents had been killed by a drunk driver. A photograph of Ellison attending Portie's graduation and hugging him on-stage as he received his diploma went viral in the summer of 2015. more…
intended difficulty: hard
solved by: Russ Wilhelm, Steve West, Samir Mehta, Justin Woods, Joanna Woods, Mike Rothstein, Mike Eberhart, and Stan Iwanchuk