The way Virat Kohli's former bae Anushka Sharma was unnecessarily dragged into the nationwide assessment of his performance in the T-20 World Cup (which, I think we can all agree, has been absolutely spectacular), was as petty as it gets. For instance:
Finally, Virat responded to all the hate with a powerful Instagram post that people did unabashedly laud:
But trust the internet to take something serious and twist that b into a ridiculous meme. What we saw in the hour or so after Kohli posted his response, was just embarrassingly hilarious.
Shame on people choosing Pepsi over Coke pic.twitter.com/EiBeAFVkEw— Anurag Verma (@kitAnurag) March 28, 2016
And just. So. Random.
Because why not.
Shame on Rahul dravid for denying Sachin his double century at Multan pic.twitter.com/sDhwGTRx0G— Pawan SinghA (@urbanpendu00) March 28, 2016
The Internet with its famous lack of chill.
Shame on people who don't reply even after seen. pic.twitter.com/HIjfdlrMVs— Abhijeet Bhatt (@foonyguy) March 28, 2016
Especially the tinder-luckless.
Shame on girls not talking even after tinder match pic.twitter.com/MVlp2PA0vB— Mahendra (@DeadMaddy) March 28, 2016
Not that the issues raised weren't serious... I mean, who the hell likes pineapple on pizza? But I digress.
Shame on those who order Pineapple toppings on Pizza pic.twitter.com/5ZOEJLgCcN— Souled Monk (@souledmonk) March 28, 2016
Cheers to you, world wide web. In you we trust. To churn out the most ridiculous hilarity.
Shame on people who will use this image for a decade with stupid captions!! pic.twitter.com/uIPm2HfUTo— Naina (@nainacious) March 28, 2016
Well played, Kohli. But even better played, Internet.