Your inner ‘80s teenager may have been concerned earlier this week, when Molly Ringwald spoke with Out about her roles as the Brat Pack Queen, and revealed that John Hughes wrote a gay character in just about every movie he made — even if he never came right out and said so.
For Pretty in Pink, that means a second look at Duckie (played by Jon Cryer), whom Ringwald outed: “Duckie doesn’t know he’s gay,” she told the magazine. “I think he loves Andie in the way that [my gay best friend] always loved me. That [original ending, which had them together] fell so flat — it bombed at all the screenings. I didn’t realize it then — I just knew that my character shouldn’t end up with him, because we didn’t have that sort of chemistry. If John was here now, and I could talk to him, I think that he would completely acknowledge that.” READ FULL STORY