Stephen Collins Scandal, and Other Top Stories of the Week

Stephen Collins Scandal, and Other Top Stories of the Week
Stephen Collins
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10/11/2014 AT 11:55 AM EDT

He played a pastor on the long-running hit series 7th Heaven, but Stephen Collins was thrust into a very different kind of spotlight this week after he purportedly admitted to having molested several underage girls.

It wasn't the only story to have grabbed readers' attention. Below, check out the five stories that got the strongest reactions on PEOPLE.com this week. And let us know what you think of every story by clicking on the icons at the bottom.

Love She wants a litter of kids, and this week she announced step one – Blake Lively is expecting her first child with husband Ryan Reynolds. Read what a source who knows the couple told PEOPLE about how excited they are to be parents.

Wow If it's "wow" moments you want, you should probably pick up Mario Lopez's new memoir, Just Between Us. The Extra host makes some surprising, at times shocking, admissions about love, sex and his ill-fated two-week marriage to Ali Landry back in 2004.

Angry The story that made readers angriest this week was the revelation that Collins is being investigated for child molestation, based on an alleged confession on an audio tape that was leaked to the media. Read much more here about how the actor's Hollywood marriage became a nightmare.

Sad Heartbreaking yet inspiring was the story from Portland, Oregon, about a 29-year-old woman named Brittany Maynard, who is preparing to die. Learn more about her amazing journey in her own words, and her wish to die with dignity, which might have political repercussions nationwide.

LOL Finally, it was a wardrobe malfunction that provided the biggest LOL moment of the week, as Pamela Anderson stepped out for dinner in a skimpy white silk minidress – that suddenly got unexpectedly skimpier.

Check back again next week for another must-read roundup. Until then, see what readers are reacting to every day by clicking here.

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