publication date: Friday, May 6, 2011 (part of Spring 2011)

category: Controversy

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

Famous Thetans: 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.

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