publication date: Friday, May 6, 2011 (part of Spring 2011)
clue: fell off the bridge to total freedom
explanation: McPherson was a patient in the care of the Church of Scientology who died of complications from dehydration and negligence. Her death was controversially ruled an accident. more…
solved by: Russ Wilhelm, Steve West, Samir Mehta, Justin Woods, LaVonne Lemler, Chris Lemler, Joanna Woods, Richard Slominsky, Mike Rothstein, Steve Dunn, and Jon Berry
For half a century, the Church of Scientology has struggled to be taken seriously as a bona fide religion. These five celebrity adherents all share this uncommon faith.