Ally Sheedy hated the ‘princess’ transformation in ‘The Breakfast Club,’ and John Hughes didn’t like it either

Actress Ally Sheedy’s character Allison Reynolds in the groundbreaking ’80s movie the breakfast club she transforms at the end of the “basket” into (somewhat) of a “princess” when Claire Standish, played by Molly Ringwald, gives her a makeover.

The moment becomes the character’s big story arc, as she suddenly goes from wearing a heavy, masculine dark sweater and deep black makeup to wearing a light camisole and a natural glow. the breakfast club audiences during the era embraced the metamorphosis. But decades later, Sheedy reflected on her character transformation and revealed that she didn’t love the direction.