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Originally posted 02/18/2015 03:30PM
The star opens up in honor of the 1985 classic's 30th anniversary
Originally posted 02/14/2015 11:55AM
The Breakfast Club opened in theaters on Feb. 15, 1985. It has since become a classic, celebrated not only for capturing the decade from which it originated but also for nailing the hapless, yet hopeful angst of teenage life in any decade.
Originally posted 05/21/2014 09:00AM
Molly Ringwald is heading back to the '80s: The actress has been cast in the live-action reboot of Jem and the Holograms, her rep confirms to PEOPLE.
Originally posted 04/25/2014 04:15PM
Samantha Baker's family may have forgotten her landmark birthday, but Brat Pack fanatics have no trouble remembering Sixteen Candles.
Originally posted 02/18/2014 01:50PM
Originally posted 05/04/2012 03:05PM
The untimely death of Beastie Boy Adam Yauch at age 47 has drawn sympathy and sad reactions from many in the music community. Among them: Justin Timberlake, who remembered the rapper, filmmaker and father as a "true pioneer of art."
"Crushed to hear the news of Adam Yauch's passing," Timberlake Tweeted. "My thoughts and prayers are with his family and loved ones.#RIPMCA."
Jay-Z posted a black and white image of Yauch on his website with a heartfelt message, writing, "May a great musical pioneer rest in peace. Our prayers go out to his family, as his hip hop family mourns our loss and celebrates his life."
Other musicians, like Benji Madden, said the Brooklyn-born musician inspired them to pursue their dreams.
"This news hits hard," Madden Tweeted. "The Beastie Boys are 1of the reasons I do music&MCA was the captain."
Originally posted 09/21/2010 12:20PM
A brain, a princess, a basket case and a criminal – all back together again.
Anthony Michael Hall, Molly Ringwald, Ally Sheedy and Judd Nelson – four of the five Brat Pack stars who rocketed to fame in John Hughes's seminal high-school drama The Breakfast Club – reunited in New York City Monday night for a Film Society of Lincoln Center and New Wave hosted screening of the film to celebrate its 25th anniversary.
The only missing face: the athlete (Emilio Estevez).
Hughes died last year at 59 and was honored at the Academy Awards last spring, where a number of his favored actors told anecdotes about working with him.
Originally posted 03/09/2010 06:00PM
What's Molly Ringwald's body-after-twins secret?
"I try to make sure that I eat something green," she told PEOPLE on Tuesday at Ragú's Recipe for a Good Start program kickoff in New York. "I think that's just a really good rule of thumb. I love all different kinds of vegetables, but the green ones are generally the best for you and the best for your diet."
Ringwald, 42, stepped out on the Oscar red carpet and stage in a purple Todd Thomas dress over the weekend – eight months after delivering daughter Adele Georgiana and son Roman Stylianos.
When the twins were 6-weeks-old, the star of The Secret Life of the American Teenager began getting back in shape, focusing on moderation.
Originally posted 03/08/2010 02:00PM
Molly Ringwald made a glamorous return to the Oscar stage Sunday night to pay heartfelt tribute to the late director John Hughes. But it wasn't just a stylist's advice she consulted. It was her 6-year-old daughter, Mathilda's.
"I was choosing between two dress colors, and she decided on this," Ringwald told PEOPLE before the ceremony. "She said this was the way to go. I always listen to her, she's a 6-year-old fashionista."
It wasn't just a good (looking) choice, it felt right, too.
"It's comfortable," the actress said of her Todd Thomas dress and Alexander Calder-designer jewelry. "It's a huge honor to wear his jewelry. I feel very honored." Plus, Ringwald added, it was just fun to attend the show. "There's so much adrenaline," she said, "it's fun to be here again."
The Secret Life of the American Teenager star wasn't the only actress who got some Oscar fashion advice from young family members, meanwhile. Best actress winner Sandra Bullock also got a hand from her stepdaughter.
Originally posted 08/12/2009 12:40PM
John Hughes made Molly Ringwald the "It" Girl of the 1980s – though he was also capable of making her feel just awful, she revealed Wednesday.
Detailing their working relationship in a tribute to the late writer-director, who died of a heart attack on Aug. 6, Ringwald, 41, writes for the Aug. 12 edition of The New York Times, "In life, there is always that special person who shapes who you are, who helps to determine the person you become. For me, that person was John Hughes."
Now starring on ABC Family's The Secret Life of the American Teenager, Ringwald was a teen when she had leading roles in Hughes's 1985 classic The Breakfast Club and 1986's Pretty in Pink. But she now admits that she'll "always be the girl whose 16th birthday is forgotten" due to her breakout role in Hughes's 1984 Sixteen Candles.
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