updated 01/11/2014 AT 12:05 PM ET
•originally published 01/11/2014 AT 1:30 PM ET
They’re only getting better with age.
Sandra Bullock and Jane Seymour earned the biggest positive reactions from PEOPLE.com readers this week – the former for joking about her age (among other things) and the latter for proving it really is just a number.
Madonna, meanwhile, didn’t fare so well with a controversial Instagram photo.
Below are the five stories that sparked the strongest reactions from PEOPLE.com readers this week, from happy, sad, laugh out loud, and angry – to wow. To let us know what you think of what’s going on in the news, click on the appropriate icon at the bottom of every story.
While accepting her award for actress of the year at the Palm Springs International Film Festival, Sandra Bullock – always hilarious with her wry perspective on fame – revealed that she recently Googled herself and instantly regretted it. One of the week’s must-read stories.
Jane Seymour looked decades younger than her 62 years when she was photographed in a triangle halter bikini while on a family vacation in Hawaii.
Madonna didn’t win too many new fans when she posted a photo on Instagram showing her son Rocco, 13, and his seemingly underage friends posing with bottles of gin and vodka.
The week’s saddest news was that Scott Disick’s father, Jeffrey Disick, had died at 63 – just three months after Scott’s mother, Bonnie, passed away.
The polar vortex was no laughing matter, except in Kentucky, where escaped inmate Robert Vick turned himself in to authorities – just to get out of the frigid arctic air and back to the warmth of his prison cell.
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