Meg Ryan
Some social media pundits were distracted by the actress’s appearance, saying she was “unrecognizable” — and may have had some cosmetic tweaks. Shutterstock

Meg Ryan made a rare public appearance on Wednesday night in New York City, showing up to support Michael J. Fox at a showing of his most recent documentary, "STILL."

The 61-year-old "Sleepless in Seattle" actor posed for pictures with Fox, and many people were charmed by their ongoing connection.

The actress's appearance, however, diverted several social media pundits, who claimed that she was "unrecognizable" and may have had some cosmetic changes.

"WTF has Meg Ryan done to her face?!" one baffled fan asked.

"Is that really Meg Ryan? If so that's such a shame and incredibly sad," another cynic sniped.

"Lay off the filler!!!" a third chimed in, implying that the beauty may have had some non-surgical work.

While this was going on, a number of cruel trolls asserted that the "When Harry Met Sally" star was beginning to resemble Madonna, 64, who has also made headlines for her recognizable face, New York Post reported.

"Her and Madonna obviously have the same plastic surgeon," one said.

"Meg Ryan and Madonna should team up for a horror flick," another tweeted.

However, a number of admirers retaliated by defending the celebrity's appearance.

One person exclaimed, "Meg Ryan looks exactly as different as you would expect a 61-year-old to look."

Reclusive Ryan rarely makes public appearances. Her first appearance before the media in more than six months came on Wednesday.

Although there has been speculation about the Hollywood sweetheart's appearance for more than a decade, she has not publicly addressed whether or not she has undergone cosmetic surgery.

In 2016, Meg Ryan became a Twitter trend after she attended the Tony Awards, prompting The Huffington Post to publish a piece with the title "Meg Ryan's Face Is None of Our Business."

Ryan hasn't been in a big-screen film since 2015's "Ithaca," but the actress surprised fans last year by revealing she was going back to her rom-com roots.

Ryan, who has long been regarded as the genre's diva, revealed that she would both feature in and helm the romantic comedy "What Happens After."

Although no information about the production has yet been made public, David Duchovny has also been attached to star.

The story of the film, which is based on the play "Shooting Star" by Steven Dietz, centers on ex-lovers Willa (Ryan) and Bill (Duchovny), who are forced to reconcile after spending the night snowed in at an airport.

According to the Hollywood Reporter, Willa is independent, whereas Bill recently separated and assessing his life and relationships with his estranged wife and daughter.

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