publication date: Wednesday, October 24, 2012 (part of Fall 2012)

category: Television

clue: This daughter with a famous papa tried to stay off drugs one day at a time, but they ultimately cost her a plum role in a sitcom.

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

trivia: This was the 2500th celebrity goo.

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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