publication date: Thursday, March 28, 2019 (part of Spring 2019)
clue: She made plenty of green by repping sponsors on her influencer accounts, but found herself in the center of a controversial row when her parents spent their fashion and sitcom fortunes to advance her education.
explanation: Olivia Jade is the daughter of sitcom star Lori Loughlin and fashion designer Mossimo Giannulli, who were indicted in 2019 in a scandal involving forged college applications (including a photo of Jade rowing despite her not participating in the sport) and bribes to college officials. more…
intended difficulty: easy
solved by: Russ Wilhelm, Steve West, Samir Mehta, Chris Lemler, Richard Slominsky, Erik Bates, Aaron Shurtleff, and Stan Iwanchuk