publication date: Monday, October 15, 2012 (part of Fall 2012)

category: Literature

clue: When he was caught lying to Oprah, his career was shattered into a million little pieces.

explanation: Frey's rehab memoir A Million Little Pieces, praised by Oprah Winfrey, turned out to be largely fictional. more…

solved by: Russ Wilhelm, Steve West, Justin Woods, Samir Mehta, LaVonne Lemler, Chris Lemler, Joanna Woods, Matthew Preston, Richard Slominsky, Denise Sawicki, Mike Rothstein, Steve Dunn, Erik Bates, and Tony Peters

Pride Goeth Before a Fall: The bigger they are, the harder they fall. These ten celebrities were once on top of the world, enjoying widespread success and popular acclaim. Then a scandal erupted that ended their high-flying careers, some quickly and others painfully slowly.

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