They say a picture is worth a thousand words. Apparently it’s worth thousands of emoticons, too.
Three of PEOPLE’s most provocative stories this week, as measured by clicks on the emoticons at the bottom, involved great new photos. Sweet, surprising and funny, they captured stars at their most revealing, enduring and amusing.
Check out those stories below, along with two less pleasant stories that left readers feeling angry and sad. And let us know what you think of every story by clicking on the icons at the bottom.