Entertainment buzz: Facebook's top 10 moments of the week

CBS

"Conscious uncoupling" entered the pop culture lexicon this week, thanks to Gwyneth Paltrow and Chris Martin's much-talked-about split, while moviegoers are gearing up to see "Noah" on the big screen.

People were also buzzing about "The Walking Dead," the death of GWAR frontman Dave Brockie and a milestone anniversary for a beloved Brat Pack movie.

Facebook has rounded up the top 10 buzziest stories in entertainment this week, and all of those topics made the most-talked-about list. What had you buzzing? What did you miss?

Find out what made the cut exclusively on CBSNews.com:

1. Univision's "Nuestra Belleza Latina" beauty competition heats up

The competition is getting fiercer on the beauty competition series, as Yesenia Hernandez became the third person to be eliminated during Sunday night's epsiode. Nine women now remain to compete for the coveted crown.


2. GWAR frontman Dave Brockie found dead

The frontman for the heavy metal band was found dead in his Richmond, Va., home on Sunday at the age of 50. Fellow metal rocker Ronnie James Dio is among those who paid tribute:

3. AMC's "The Walking Dead" and buzz about "Terminus"

New promotional photos for the zombie drama ask, "Who will arrive?" We'll find out when the season 4 finale airs this Sunday on AMC.

4. Draya Michele gives "Basketball Wives" co-star Sundy Carter a black eye

The drama went down on Monday night's episode of the VH1 reality series, and Draya addressed the incident Tuesday on Facebook:

5. "Noah" set for release in U.S. theaters

Darren Aronofsky's take on the Biblical tale, starring Russell Crowe, Emma Watson and Jennifer Connelly,is now out in theaters. Do you plan to see it?


6. Cher kicks off her "Dressed to Kill" tour

The entertainer has hit the road with special guests Cyndi Lauper, Pat Benetar and Neil Giraldo. Here's a look at her show in Phoenix:


7. Buzz about new "Muppets" movie

"Muppets Most Wanted" may have had a disappointing opening weekend at the box office, but people were still talking about the star-studded caper comedy. The Muppets are getting laughs off-screen too - check out their take on Kim Kardashian and Kanye West's Vogue cover:


8. 30th anniversary of the Saturday detention in "The Breakfast Club"

Time flies -- the events of the classic film took place 30 years ago this week, on March 24, 1984.


9. Gwyneth Paltrow and Chris Martin's "conscious uncoupling"

The couple announced on Paltrow's lifestyle website, GOOP.com, that they are "consciously uncoupling" -- aka, splitting up -- after 11 years of marriage. She later thanked fans for their support, and also shared a look at her latest guest appearance on "Glee":


10. Nick Cannon shares whiteface photo on Instagram

The "America's Got Talent" host faced a wave of controversy this week after wearing whiteface in a photo posted on Instagram. Cannon, who is about to release his first album in 11 years, "White People Party Music," shared the image with a caption that reads, "It's official... I'm White!!!"

*Buzz rankings reflect the top entertainment topics being discussed on Facebook, March 23-26, in the United States. Rankings are based on both frequency and momentum: the Facebook conversations that not only got a lot of buzz during the week, but also saw a notable increase compared with the previous week.

Tell us: What were you buzzing about this week?

  • Jessica Derschowitz

Comments

Watch CBSN Live

Watch CBS News anytime, anywhere with the new 24/7 digital news network. Stream CBSN live or on demand for FREE on your TV, computer, tablet, or smartphone.