updated 09/06/2013 AT 11:25 AM ET
•originally published 09/07/2013 AT 10:00 AM ET
Who doesn’t love a love story with a happy ending? Katie Couric provided one this week with news of her engagement, and readers lapped it up.
Conversely, fans saw red over who’ll play the leads once Fifty Shades of Grey hits the screen.
Here are the five stories that sparked the strongest reactions this week, from happy, sad, laugh out loud, angry and wow.
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Labor Day weekend in the Hamptons brought a proposal to and an acceptance from Katie Couric, when banker and beau of nearly two years John Molner asked the TV host to marry him.
Things appear to be spiraling downward for Lamar Odom, whose DUI arrest in the San Fernando Valley posed a danger to himself and other drivers, said a California Highway Patrol spokesperson.
The announcement that Dakota Johnson and Charlie Hunnam will play Anastasia and Christian in Fifty Shades of Grey was met with hostility and criticism. Ouch, as they might say in E L James’s novels.
Check back next week for another must-read roundup. Until then, see what readers are reacting to every day by clicking here.