Meg RyanThis is surprisingthe story splashed across magazine covers at the time cast her as the cheater. "I think when things get played out that simply in black-and-white, it makes people feel good… The tabloid culture can't tell a complicated story." But Ryan is committed to the complicated story. She wasn't the stereotypical long-suffering wife, nor was Quaid a monster. Meg is adamant: "I am not a victim. I was there. I was in that marriage for a really long time."