Drew Barrymore and family; Kim Kardashian
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It was a week of wide-ranging emotions, from the thrilling news that an actress was adding baby No. 2 to her family to the horrific decision made by a newlywed hunter to end his life after a fall left him paralyzed.
Here are the five stories that drew the strongest reactions from PEOPLE.com readers this week – those that made you happy, sad, laughing out loud, angry, and also saying “wow.”
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There seemed little doubt that Drew Barrymore would add to her family after the birth of daughter Olive, now 13 months. Her news that she was indeed expecting again sparked baby love for the actress, 38, and her husband Will Kopelman.
Kim Kardashian has been working out hard and eating an Atkins-style diet to shed her post-pregnancy weight – and it shows – but yet another Instagram photo posted by the reality star of her in a body-exposing outfit sparked anger from readers as the new mom continues to flaunt her curves publicly.
Readers were plenty amused over news this week that Doug Hutchison and aspiring country singer Courtney Stodden were breaking up after two and a half years of marriage. Stodden, 19, was just 16 when the couple wed, is 35 years younger than her groom. The exes will share custody of their dog, Dourtney.
The cult of pixie continued this week, sparking wows from readers as Kristin Chenoweth followed on the heels of Pamela Anderson by chopping her blond tresses off into a chic short do, a sleek and gamine style also now enjoyed by Hunger Games star Jennifer Lawrence.
Readers were heartbroken by the story of hunter Tim Bowers, a newlywed and expectant father, who died Sunday after making a tough decision to take himself off of life support after he fell 16 feet from his hunting stand, crushing several vertebrae and paralyzing himself from the chest down.
Check back again next week for our must-read roundup. Until then, see what readers are reacting to every day by clicking here.