Her name is Ashley Ferl, and her Weeping Mug snagged America's heart like a baby down a well. But what could cause anyone to cry this hard for the entire taping of a live two-hour show?
You probably won't be surprised to learn that we have several guesses.
Let us pitch you a sitcom ...
Some people in entertainment don't even bother trying to come up with fresh ideas.
These stories are so weird we're not even sure Hollywood would touch them.