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Watch Justin Bieber Get Egged

A teaser for an upcoming roast of the Canadian pop star on Comedy Central

Comedy Central‘s new teaser for the roast of Justin Bieber features the Canadian pop star getting pelted with eggs for nearly 20 beautiful seconds. Observers who roll their eyes at his bad behavior may think the egging is well-deserved, as Bieber recently apologized in a Facebook video for his many antics and for acting “arrogant” and “conceited.” But he has made it clear that he can take the punches. As he wrote on Facebook, “come and get it lol.”

The show airs March 30.

Read next: Here’s Proof the Jokes for Comedy Central’s Justin Bieber Roast Will Write Themselves

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Krispy Kreme UK Apologizes for Advertising ‘KKK Wednesdays’ on Facebook

D'oh! Nuts!

Krispy Kreme UK has apologized for a Facebook post this week that advertised a local store’s “Krispy Kreme Klub” meeting as “KKK Wednesdays,” a spokesperson for the donut company told The Guardian.

Because the name is reminiscent of the U.S. white supremacist group, a spokesperson also told the Hull Daily Mail that it plans to change the name of these events — reportedly after-school activities for kids organized by the Hull branch.

The offensive sign has been taken down, but comments are still streaming in on Krispy Kreme UK’s Facebook page.

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Let Jimmy Fallon Tell You Just How Insane the SNL 40 After Party Was

Taylor Swift sang, Prince floated and Seth Meyers screamed at Beyoncé

If you were watching Saturday Night Live’s 40th anniversary special Sunday night, then you saw that every type of celebrity was there. And on Monday’s episode of The Tonight Show, host Jimmy Fallon bragged about all of the hobnobbing he did with fellow stars at the after party in a way that will make you green with envy. From singing and dancing to “Shake It Off” with Taylor Swift and Sir Paul McCartney to the moment when Prince “floated” onto the stage in a cloud of purple smoke to play “Let’s Go Crazy,” it was a night that no one will forget anytime soon.

On Late Night with Seth Meyers, Seth Meyers offered high praise for Fallon, describing him at the event as “a guy at the party playing the perfect CDs but instead of CDs it was the actual musicians playing songs.” He, on the other hand, claimed he was the kind of guy who was “screaming at Beyoncé” when no music was playing.

Read next: Watch Justin Timberlake and Jimmy Fallon Rap the History of SNL

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Molly Ringwald Talks About the Most Embarrassing Part of Filming The Breakfast Club

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Thirty years ago, The Breakfast Club opened in theaters. John Hughes’ 1985 film about five high schoolers from different cliques who spend a Saturday in detention realizing they’re more alike than different is one of the most beloved coming-of-age movies of all time.

In light of the anniversary — and the re-release of the movie in March — TIME caught up with Molly Ringwald, who played Claire Standish, the princess of troublemakers, and turned 17 after the film premiered.

When she is not acting, Ringwald is a jazz musician, touring to promote her 2013 album Except Sometimes, and author of the “Ask Molly” advice column for the Guardian. Her next film will be Jem and the Holograms, the big-screen adaption of another 1980s classic.

Here’s why Ringwald says no one will forget The Breakfast Club anytime soon.

TIME: So what are your initial thoughts about The Breakfast Club, 30 years later?
Ringwald: If somebody told me that we would be on the phone talking about it 30 years ago, I don’t think I would have believed you. I always loved the movie, I loved it when I filmed it, I just didn’t know it would have the longevity that it seems to have had.

Why do you think it has had that longevity? How do you think it holds up?
There really hasn’t been anything to replace it. It’s kind of a classic because it all takes place in the one day, so there’s just one wardrobe. There were less chances for it to look incredibly dated. The theme is something that is still really relevant today, which is that no matter who you are, no matter where you come from, everyone kind of feels the same, which is that they don’t belong. And that’s a sort of powerful theme.

Did you relate to your character Claire at the time?
No, I didn’t. I wanted to play that character because I felt like she was really different. She was more like my older sister, who was very popular in school. That was me stretching as an actor.

I was originally considered for the role of Allison [played by Ally Sheedy in the film]. I was the one who wanted to play Claire, who was actually called Cathy when I first read the script. I thought she was a challenging character because I felt like she was the most unsympathetic just right off the bat. She was not somebody that you immediately felt bad for because she was so privileged. I thought that would be sort of challenging, to make her sympathetic.

What’s your favorite memory from filming?
It was a really special movie. One of the reasons why is because it was filmed in sequence. So when you’re watching the movie, you’re seeing everything sort of as we did it. And also it was only John’s second movie as a director (Sixteen Candles was the first) so it was still really new for him. Every time we would do something, he would be right there. So he was really like the other member of The Breakfast Club.

Any worst or embarrassing moment from the filming?

Well, I was really embarrassed [by the way] the whole dance sequence happened. In the original script, it was supposed to be just my character dancing. And I’ve never really considered myself a dancer. I took dance lessons, but I was more of a singer. I was like “Ahhh God, I don’t know about this.” So [Hughes] was like, “What if we make everyone dance? Would that be better?” I said, “Yeah, let’s do that.” And so that’s sort of how it ended up being a whole dance sequence, which I can’t really say improves the movie. It’s one of the most dated parts of the movie.

Do you ever wonder what the movie would look like if it was made in 2015?
Yeah, no one would have talked. We would have all just been sitting there with our phones texting our friends.

Why did you decide to reinterpret “Don’t You (Forget About Me)” [the Simple Minds song in the movie]?
When I was doing my album and putting the song list together, John Hughes passed away. I never intended to cover that song, but it kind of came out of a rehearsal where he was on my mind, and I was thinking about that song. So I said to my pianist, “Do you think there’s any way we could make this into a jazz ballad?” We started to noodle around with it, we recorded it, and I put it on the album as a tribute to him.

Are you still in touch with the other Breakfast Club cast members?
You know, we run into each other every so often, usually at an event for The Breakfast Club. I’ve seen Michael [Anthony Michael Hall] the most and have stayed in contact with him. The only one I haven’t really seen is Emilio [Estevez]. I don’t think I’ve seen him in years.

Do you think there are celebrities who make up a 2015 version of the “brat pack”?
That’s hard to say. I feel like the brat-pack thing was a fabrication by the press and made us sound like we were all hanging out together and partying. And it was just the group of actors who were working at the time.

I think of Lena Dunham and people who are working with her. It’s more about the zeitgeist and what’s going on in the moment, and she comes to mind. That could be because I’m reading her book right now, but I feel like she has her finger on the pulse. What I think is interesting about her and about how times have changed, is that she’s a woman, and she’s not just acting, but she’s also creating. She’s the director, and she’s the writer. It’s taking all of that to the next step. That’s the direction it should be going.

Cover Credit: THEO WESTENBERGERThe May 26, 1986, cover of TIME

When you were on the cover of TIME, Richard Corliss described you as “our model modern teen.” How did that feel?

I can’t really say I felt like the model of a typical teen because I felt like my own experience was so different. But I definitely feel like the characters that I played were sort of “girl next door, Midwestern.” Since I was the face of those girls, it was easy to confuse the two.

Any memorable reaction to the cover?
I was so young, I wasn’t a TIME magazine reader. I was more into Seventeen magazine. So I knew that it was kind of a big deal because of the way adults responded to it in my life.

I remember talking to Warren Beatty who, when I told him that I was going to be on the cover of TIME, was like “What, what, what?!” Then he told me it takes at least five years to get over being on the cover of TIME magazine, which I thought was a funny response. I was sort of, “What’s the big deal?” To me, it was just another cover.

But in retrospect, it’s amazing. I got to go to a party in New York that was only for all of the people who had been on the cover of TIME magazine, so I got to be in a room with the Clintons, who were Presidents — well, I love how I say Presidents — but it was Bill Clinton and his wife Hillary. I got to meet Toni Morrison and Mikhail Gorbachev and Bill Gates. It was amazing to be in this room with these incredible people and to feel like I was a part of that in some way.

(Read Molly Ringwald’s cover story in the TIME Vault: Is There Life After Teenpix?)

Do you think it’s harder to be a teen in 2015 than in 1985?
It’s harder. The Internet has changed the teen experience, and cyberbullying didn’t exist in the same way. Bullying definitely did. It was touched on in The Breakfast Club. Emilio’s character bullies that kid.

The fact that you can put stuff out there as a tween or a teenager, not really think about it, and make a permanent record, that’s really hard. And that’s really hard for parents, teaching their kids and making them understand that their life shouldn’t necessarily be lived in public. That’s something that I’m constantly talking about with my kids.

And it’s definitely harder to be a celebrity. You’re expected to give up so much more of your personal life than you were when I was coming up. You’re followed [by] TMZ and the Internet and everyone taking pictures with their phones when you’re sitting in a coffee shop or in a public bathroom. It’s just constant. I don’t think that I would have done it if it would have been like that. I felt like I was able to have some semblance of a real life. There was a separation between the two that I’m not sure exists in the same way now.

How has running an advice column given you a different perspective on life?
I find people interesting. For me as a writer, it gives me some insight into what we struggle with. Sometimes it’s hard though. Sometimes I get these questions, and the only thing I can think of is, “You’ve gotta go to therapy.”

Read next: Read TIME’s Original Review of The Breakfast Club

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TIME Science

The Force Is With These Astronauts Posing as Jedis Before Their Mission

It's out of this world

Astronauts bound for the International Space Station have posed as Jedis holding lightsabers in a hilarious Star Wars-themed poster for their mission, Expedition 45.

Photographed are Russian cosmonauts Sergei Volkov (top right) and Oleg Kononenko (top left), Mikhail Kornienko (middle right), Japan’s Kimiya Yui (middle left), and NASA astronauts Kjell Lindgren (bottom left) and Scott Kelly (bottom right). The poster’s tagline “the science continues” is especially apt after Kelly’s recent appearance on the cover of TIME. NASA will be studying his identical twin, former astronaut Mark Kelly, on Earth during Scott’s year-long stay in space, which is expected to set a single-mission record for an American astronaut.

Past publicity posters include a parody of Pirates of the Caribbean (Expedition 30), The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy (Expedition 42), and the Beatles’ album Abbey Road (Expedition 26).

Read next: Meet the Twins Unlocking the Secrets of Space

TIME

How Well Do You Know YouTube’s Greatest Viral Videos?

A quiz that'll test your smarts on Friday, Keyboard Cat, David After Dentist and more


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TIME Bizarre

London Firefighters: Please Don’t Get Stuck in Handcuffs After Seeing Fifty Shades of Grey

The department has seen an increase in the number of these incidents since the best-selling trilogy became popular

On Thursday, the London Fire Brigade warned lovers who are inspired to use handcuffs after seeing Fifty Shades of Grey to keep the key within reach so firefighters can spend time attending to actual emergencies.

The department published a similar alert in summer 2013, arguing that it has seen an increase in the number of these incidents since E.L. James’s best-selling erotic trilogy became popular. “In 2013-14, firefighters attended 472 incidents involving people being trapped or stuck, often in everyday household items,” according to a release.

The authorities release cheeky alerts about the most bizarre 999 calls, from the man who got his “manhood” stuck in a toaster to the man who had “fallen behind a toilet and become trapped.”

Read next: The Fifty Shades of Grey Movie Won’t Arouse You Like the Book Did, According to Science

TIME Internet

The Force Will Live Long and Prosper With This Star WarsStar Trek Mashup

It makes for a pretty epic movie trailer

Here’s a treat for science-fiction fans: a fake trailer for a movie that brings together the worlds of Star Wars and Star Trek (at least scenes from the 2013 film version) in an epic battle for the ages.

This isn’t Alex Luthor’s first time putting nerd worlds together. In December 2014 he created a viral trailer featuring characters from both the DC Comics and Marvel universes, such as Thor against Superman and Wonder Woman against the Incredible Hulk. It has since racked up more than 5.2 million views.

 

TIME society

5 Things to Know About Buying Flowers on Valentine’s Day

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Skip the red roses and opt for something different for your sweetheart

If you were putting off shopping for Valentine’s Day, then it’s time to wake up and smell the roses.

Almost 40% of American consumers will buy flowers for the holiday, spending a total of $2.1 billion, according to a National Retail Federation survey. More than 60% of those purchases will be roses, the Society of American Florists says. Here are five things to know if you are buying flowers.

Red roses are more expensive now.

Red roses—especially the long-stemmed kind—are considered “overpriced” around Valentine’s Day thanks to high demand and consumers’ willingness to pay. As TIME reported earlier this week:

While wholesale prices vary depending on location, florists say they typically pay twice as much for roses in early February than they do at most other times of year. Increased transportation costs and extra labor are among the reasons often given for why rose prices are inflated around now.”

Think pink (or white).

Florist Bridget Carlson of Ashland Addison Florist Company in Chicago says, “white roses are absolutely stunning, and often the pink roses come a little bit more fragrant.”

Tropical and spring flowers are popular alternatives to roses.

If you’re looking to branch out from the typical red roses, there are plenty of options. Carlson also suggests calla lilies, tulips to get people looking forward to spring. The Society of American Florists recommends hydrangeas, gardenias, freesia, hyacinths, and succulents, as well, while alstroemerias and daisies are some of the most popular purchases for Valentine’s Day on the website 1-800 Flowers.

Put the flowers in a Mason jar.

Channel your dream Pinterest board by putting flowers in a Mason jar, giant apple juice bottle, funky glass container, or adapting whatever you might have around the house since professional arrangements can drive up the cost.

Men like flowers, too.

Orchids are great plants to send to men so they can put them in their offices, Carlson says.

LIST: 6 Totally Unromantic Truths about Valentine’s Day Spending

TIME Family & Relationships

This Girl Gets So Mad When Her Dad Purposely Messes Up Frozen Lyrics

Might need to cover your ears while watching this

In this video, a little girl is apoplectic with rage when her father butchers the lyrics to the Frozen soundtrack.

Michigan dad Josh Ankney clearly knows the lyrics to “Do You Want to Build a Snowman?”— like many families, they have probably listened to it hundreds of times — but it seems to be way more fun to watch his daughter Lila get worked up.

We recommend watching the clip with the volume turned down because of her shrieking.

Imagine how mad she gets when he butchers the lyrics to “Let It Go.”

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