The death of Luke Perry has brought out the very best and very worst in the Internet.
In terms of the former, we've been touched by the myriad of heartfelt tributes posted in honor of the late actor, who died of a stroke at the age of 52 back on March 4.
In terms of the latter, however, we've also been disgusted by the way total strangers have taken former Luke Perry co-stars to task for the way they have chosen NOT to respond.
We saw this with Jennie Garth, remember?
The actress didn't choose to pour her heart out on Instagram in memory of Perry and, as a result, many morons on this same platform jumped all over her.
As if public mourning is somehow the only legitimate kind of mourning, you know?
Garth, though, didn't need The Hollywood Gossip to rush to her defense.
She put these trolls in their place quite perfectly on her own, writing in response to the criticism she received for remaining silence in the wake of a tragedy.
“Hey everyone … I chose to post a pic of my girls today," she wrote after sharing an image of her daughters on International Women's Day, adding:
"Because they are my life. Because today is a day to celebrate all women. "It took a lot for me to want to celebrate anything. I thought about it and I know that’s the way my dear friend would have wanted it.”
And then she wrote of Perry:
"His kids were his life. And anyone who knew him knows that and knows he didn’t give a f*#k about social media. So please don’t assume or judge or make rude comments.
"That’s really uncool. Sincerely, Jennie."
Incredibly, terrible people online also attacked Perry's own daughter for the way she expressed her grief.
And now Brian Austin Green can unfortunately relate to these incidents.
On Thursday, Green posted a video promoting a live taping of his “…With Brian Austin Green” podcast at the high school where they filmed Beverly Hills, 90210.
(Green starred on that beloved drama as the character of David Silver.)
And a few Instagram users were appalled that he chose to promote something of his own, having not even mentioned anything about Perry in public prior to this video.
“RIP Luke Perry! I’m not sure how you could do this so soon,” one dumb person remarked, adding:
“I haven’t seen anything from you about his passing, maybe I’ve missed it somewhere. Pretty much everyone else had something to say. It’s just not the same without #LukePerry and it seems pointless without him. So sad.”
Green, to his credit, remained calm and collected in the face of such unwarranted backlash.
This is how he replied:
Thank you for your words. Thank you to everyone for sticking up for me but it’s not necessary.
Carrie, the passing of Luke is terrible. As was said by many, everyone grieves in different ways. If it’s too soon for you to attend what is meant to be a fun night for the fans then you don’t have to.
Everyone should respect everyone’s process.
While Green didn’t honor the late actor publicly, WHICH IS TOTALLY FINE, many of his former 90210 costars remembered Perry with emotional messages on social media in wake of his passing.
Here is what Ian Ziering wrote:
Dearest Luke, I will forever bask in the loving memories we’ve shared over the last thirty years … God please give him a seat close to to you, he deserves it.
And Jason Priestley:
Luke was not only a star, he was an incredibly bright light that was extinguished far too soon. And that is why I, and so many others, are in so much pain today.
May Luke Perry rest in peace.