We're Currently Speechless Due to This Iconic Throwback of Ryan Reynolds

He didn't always look like this, ahem.

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Anyone who follows Ryan Reynolds on Instagram (if you don't, you probably should) knows that he enjoys trolling people. And when we say "people," we mostly mean his wife Blake Lively. But the actor is also able to mock himself, and just shared a photo that is—depending on where you fall on '90s hair flops—either truly iconic or truly disturbing.

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That's one way to ring in the new year. FWIW, Ryan isn't the only person who had hair like this in his formative years. May we present exhibit A:

Not to mention exhibit B:

Say nothing of exhibit C:

This has been a PSA against '90s hair flops, thanks for your time.


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Mehera Bonner
Entertainment Editor

Mehera Bonner is a celebrity and entertainment news writer who enjoys Bravo and Antiques Roadshow with equal enthusiasm. She was previously entertainment editor at Marie Claire and has covered pop culture for over a decade.