updated 10/05/2013 AT 7:00 AM ET
•originally published 10/06/2013 AT 9:00 AM ET
Paternity was a much-discussed topic among PEOPLE.com readers this week, with few lacking for a strong opinion.
At the same time, a certain already controversial young pop star further raised blood pressures with her latest remarks.
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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Mia Farrow’s suggestion that son Ronan, 25, was “possibly, and not by presumed papa Woody Allen, caused the public to let out a collective wow. But how about a DNA test? Or checking if the boy can sing?
Miley Cyrus just can’t seem to catch a break. Why, even her declaration that “weed is the best drug on earth” managed to tick off readers who apparently are still recovering from her notorious towering routine at Aug. 25’s MTV Video Music Awards.
Oh, those kids! Readers lapped up how George Clooney pranked his Gravity costar Sandra Bullock into jumping into a swimming pool and ruining her expensive dress. (Nicole Kidman came running with towels in this all-star saga.)
Readers were moved by the tale of how Gia Allemand’s boyfriend, Ryan Anderson, broke down as he spoke publicly for the first time about how coping with her suicide. “Every day,” he says, “is a challenge.”
Boys will be boys, and late-night comics will be, well funny. Jimmy Kimmel’s zinging Kanye West as their Twitter feud escalated had readers laughing their heads off. Now, guys: How about if you make nice?
Check back next week for another must-read roundup. Until then, see what readers are reacting to every day by clicking here.