publication date: Friday, April 18, 2014 (part of Spring 2014)

category: Music

clue: This real-life Buttercup recently lost 100 pounds, but his rapping name continues to reflect his former girth.

solved by: Russ Wilhelm, Steve West, Samir Mehta, LaVonne Lemler, Chris Lemler, Justin Woods, Denise Sawicki, 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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Cher

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

Rihanna

This singing real-life Rumpelstiltskin asked her fans, "What's my name?" Go »

Ja Rule

This rapper is too young to know what love is. He hasn't yet reached his tenth birthday. Go »

Gregg Allman

His guardian angel gave him a new liver despite him being no angel himself. Go »

Xzibit

Yo dawg I heard you like celebrity goos so I put some celebrity goos in your celebrity goo game. Go »

Robert Plant

Here's a British rock riddle: What kind of plant produces one lemon and one tangerine? Go »