Kelly Clarkson called her pregnancy news “the best Christmas present ever.” Readers wholeheartedly agreed.
They also got a big laugh at the expense of a very embarrassed Liam Hemsworth.
Here are the five stories that sparked the strongest reactions from PEOPLE.com readers this week, ranging from happy, sad, laugh out loud, and angry – to wow.
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An American idol to call her own: Kelly Clarkson delighted readers by announcing that she and husband Brandon Blackstock are expecting their first child together.
Jean-Claude Van Damme did the damn-near impossible: an epic split as he straddled the mirrors of two trucks driving parallel down a closed highway. Read why. And how.
The tragedy was felt when off-road motorcycle racer Kurt Caselli died after a crash in Mexico. The 30-year-old was competing in the 2013 Tecate SCORE Baja 1000.
Too close for comfort? The ticklish situation of Liam Hemsworth’s mom teaching his sex-ed class when he was still in school got readers giggling.
Check back next week for another must-read roundup. Until then, see what readers are reacting to every day by clicking here.