"I think, you know, as everyone says and I do believe is true, that times were different and what was acceptable then is definitely not acceptable now and nor should it have been then, but that's sort of the way that it was," Ringwald said in a recent interview with NPR. "I feel very differently about the movies now, and it's a difficult position for me to be in because there's a lot that I like about them. And of course I don't want to appear ungrateful to John Hughes, but I do oppose a lot of what is in those movies."
Tyler participated in various charities for years but in 2015 started his own, Janie's Fund, and partnered with Youth Villages to help at-risk girls. The singer, who is the father of three daughters and a son, was deeply involved in the project, even helping with the interior design. He said he has high hopes for the residents, who, along with their families, will have resources, including therapy, to help better their lives.