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, LaVonne Lemler, Samir Mehta, 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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Jackson Browne

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Pitbull

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Wilson Pickett

His songs "In the Midnight Hour" and "Land of 1000 Dances" were popular across an entire league of nations. Go »

Sammy Hagar

He really hates it when UFOs are forced to obey a strict speed limit. Go »

Gregg Allman

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

Cher

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