Top 5 things people are talking about on Thursday, May 18

1. Rocker Chris Cornell dead at 52 (Click for full story and music videos) 

Rocker Chris Cornell has died suddenly at the age 52, according to his representative. Cornell rose to fame as lead singer of the band Soundgarden and then later Audioslave.

He had been on tour and died Wednesday night in Detroit, according to what representative Brian Bumbery said in a statement to The Associated Press. Bumbery called the death “sudden and unexpected” and noted Cornell’s family is shocked by it. In the statement, Bumbery said the family would be working closely with the medical examiner to determine the cause and asks for privacy at this time.

Cornell tweeted about being back in Detroit “Rock City” Wednesday evening with an image of a marque for the Soundgarden reunion tour.

2. Senators explode for 5 goals, lead series with Penguins

Any momentum the Penguins had after their big game 2 win is completely gone following a defeat in game 3 of the NHL’s Eastern Conference Final.

Ottawa earned an impressive 5-1 victory, holding the lead from the first minute of the game. The Senators jumped out on top only 48 seconds in and never looked back.

3. Reporter slapped on live TV after touching woman’s chest

A BBC reporter was interrupted by a woman on the street during a live interview and shooed the woman away my gently pushing her in an unfortunate place.

Ben Brown, a news presenter for the BBC, was covering a political event and speaking with the BBC’s News Assistant Political Editor, Norman Smith. During the interview Tuesday, an unidentified woman walks in between them, gives a thumbs up and says, “Absolutely fantastic.”

Brown looks at the woman, appears to place his hand on her breast, and gently pushes her away.

4. Sony Pictures Animation releases new “The Emoji Movie” trailer

The Emoji Movie “…unlocks the never-before-seen secret world inside your smartphone…But when a greater danger threatens the phone, the fate of all emojis depends on these three unlikely friends who must save their world before it’s deleted forever,” according to Sony Pictures Animation.

5. Fists fly for seats at high school graduation ceremony