Olivier Martinez and Halle Berry
07/19/2013 at 11:00 AM EDT
's happiness is apparently everybody's happiness, just as the sorrow over the death of Cory Monteith
was shared in all quarters, it was seen in readers' responses to PEOPLE.com stories this week.
On a lighter note, new mom Jessica Simpson
's baby daddy Eric Johnson showed off some swaddling finesse, to the amusement of all.
Here are the five stories that sparked the strongest reactions from readers this past week – the news that made you happy, sad, laugh out loud, awestruck, even angry.
And to make your responses known, keep clicking on the emoticons at the bottom of every story – one way to tell us just what you think.
Seeing Halle Berry and Olivier Martinez marry in France
last Saturday was a joyful story to behold, as evidenced by its popularity and the warm reaction to photos of the event. Félicitations!
The feedback was nothing short of terrific for the PEOPLE.com countdown to the arrival of the royal baby
, tracking (in baby steps) every key moment of the soon-to-be arrival from the announcement of the pregnancy.
Early Sunday morning's news that Cory Monteith was found dead in his Vancouver hotel room
was met with grief over the loss of someone so young and so widely adored. The Glee
star was 31.
Saturday's verdict in Florida that found George Zimmerman not guilty in the death of Trayvon Martin
sparked national debate and, as seen in how readers reacted, strong disagreement.
In her first Tweet since delivering son Ace Knute June 30, Jessica Simpson shared a laugh – and a photo –
when she revealed fiancé Eric Johnson's fancy handiwork swaddling somebody in a blanket. Look who it was!
Be sure to check back next week for another must-read roundup. Until then, see what readers are reacting to every day by clicking here