Meg Ryan Presents at Tony Awards, Internet Reacts in Mean Horror

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Meg Ryan appeared at the 2016 Tony Awards on Sunday night, introducing the cast of "She Loves Me" for a performance on stage.

It was the actress' first foray into the spotlight in quite some time... and we won't blame Ryan if it also marks her last one for awhile.

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The 54-year old has taken somewhat of a hiatus from the entertainment industry, with some speculating that she has undergone plastic surgery.

And this rumor only grew louder after her Tony Awards cameo, which many on the Internet reacted to with what examples of why the Internet can often suck so very much.

Especially for women.

"I'm old enough to remember when Meg Ryan looked like Meg Ryan,” wrote a Twitter user with the handle @Noonz.

Meg Ryan at the Tonys

"Dear God.... What happened to Meg Ryan?” @RonnieTalbott asked.

Then there was this:


Speaking to Porter Magazine, Ryan touched on the plastic surgery rumors last year, telling the publication at the time:

"I don’t pay a lot of attention frankly. There’s a lot of hatred in the world today; it’s so easy to judge. Imagine being a hater, how stupid!

"My women friends are not sitting around talking about … well, sometimes there are conversations like that, but the people I value talk about kids growing up, what kind of world they are going into, what we are eating, what we are breathing.”

Renee Zellweger was faced with this same sort of Internet backlash in 2014.

Now 47 years old, the actress responded perfectly at the time, saying simply:

"Perhaps I look different. Who doesn’t as they get older?"

Seriously, know your role, Internet. Or... improve on your roll.

There's some kind of irony in people being this mean to someone they don't know on a night where Lin-Manuel Miranda preached that "love is love is love is love."

Here. Watch his acceptance speech again. Take notes, critics.

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