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Brat Pack star Molly Ringwald spilled the beans on The Breakfast Club’s lipstick trick last night, calling it all “movie magic.”
Here’s Molly in a Reddit AMA:
“Regarding lipstick, it’s all movie magic. There is a story behind that: John Hughes wrote it but never actually thought about me having to do it. He kept putting it off until the end of filming that long scene. I kept bringing it up, like, “Hey. We gotta figure this out. Are we going to have robotic breasts?” Finally we decided it was better to see less and let everyone assume that I was particularly skilled.”
We’ve got more highlights from her Q&A on the site. But now we know: putting a tube of lipstick in between your boobs and applying it to your lips—hands-free—isn’t possible. Or is it…