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.
You don't make astonishing amounts of money without ending up a jerk in some way.
Criminal behavior can be influenced by some very weird, seemingly random factors.
Even our most popular forms of entertainment can treat their employees like absolute trash.
The news spent weeks reporting on these giant scandals without bothering to mention the stupidest parts.