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Q&A: Molly Ringwald On Confidence, Beauty, And Blane Vs. Duckie

Back in the ’80s, Molly Ringwald inspired us all to sew our own prom dresses and to lust after the hot senior, even though he had a girlfriend and we’d barely spoken. Um, thanks? Luckily, Molly has some much better life advice to share in her new book, Getting the Pretty Back: Friendship, Family, and Finding the Perfect Lipstick. Molly recently turned 40 and is now a mother of three, and in the book she shares lots of hilarious personal anecdotes. After the jump, The Frisky sits down with Molly and finds out her thoughts on crossing the 40-line, why being a redhead is awesome, and why she still would choose Blane over Duckie. Keep reading »

Book Excerpt: Molly Ringwald And The Stocking Hair Accessory From “Getting The Pretty Back”

The following is an excerpt from Getting the Pretty Back: Friendship, Family, and Finding the Perfect Lipstick by Molly Ringwald — yes, THAT Molly Ringwald — which is on stands today.

When I was seven years old, I was a tall leggy kid with short shaggy hair and permanently stubbed toes, and for a good deal of time I sported a woman’s stocking (my mother’s) attached to the top of my head with two precisely crisscrossed bobby pins. This seemed to be, in my seven-year-old brain, the best solution as to how to exist in California in the seventies with a gorgeous blue-eyed older sister with long blond hair. I was sure that she knew how it tortured me as I lay on the bed and watched her brush her long straight tresses, and then flip it back over to have it land on her back, as if in slow motion. I was mesmerized by the perfection of it. It was the perfect color, the perfect weight. It even smelled nice. (Farrah Fawcett Shampoo, which I’m pretty sure was just Herbal Essences with a picture of Farrah stuck on the bottle.) I asked my mother if I could grow my hair out like my sister’s. Keep reading »

I Wanna Dress Like: “The Breakfast Club”

Well I don’t want to dress like all the characters from this classic from 1985, just Claire Standish (Molly Ringwald) and Allison Reynolds (Ally Sheedy). They both have such distinct looks, yet their style can be reinterpreted for today. Keep reading »

Star Couplings: Rachel McAdams Trades Ryan Gosling For Another

  • Rachel McAdams celebrated the inauguration by kissing Josh Lucas. I guess she and ex Ryan Gosling aren’t trying to work out their differences. Lucas and Gosling look alike though, so I guess it’s a fair trade. [Star]
  • It seems Molly Ringwald caught the pregnancy bug while filming “The Secret Life of an American Teenager” because she’s pregnant with twins due in August. [Perez Hilton]
  • Chelsy Davy broke up with Prince Harry because she could no longer “put up with his lifestyle.” Note to Chelsy: the lifestyle is the point of dating a prince. [Dlisted]
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    Sweet Release: What’s In And Out The Week Of September 16th 2008

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    Raphael Saadiq The Way I See It This soul brother’s tracks will make you swear his retro-record was recorded back in the day. The latest from a former member of 80’s R&B group Tony! Toni! Toné!, Saadiq’s put-you-in-the-mood grooves makes this one of the sexiest solo albums of the year. Keep reading »

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