‘The Breakfast Club’ (Claire): “What about you, you hypocrite!”

THE BREAKFAST CLUB by John Hughes

From: Movie

Type: Dramatic

Character: Claire Standish is a prom queen and an absolute snob.

Gender: Female

Age Range: Late Teens

Summary: After being called a snob, Claire accuses both Andy and Bender for the same thing.

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CLAIRE: Oh, be honest, Andy… if Brian came walking up to you in the hall on Monday, what would you do?  I mean picture this, you’re there with all the sports.  I know exactly what you’d do, you’d say hi to him and when he left you’d cut him all up so your friends wouldn’t think you really liked him! ‘Cause I’m telling the truth, that makes me a b—? (to Bender) Okay, what about you, you hypocrite! Why don’t you take Allison to one of your heavy metal vomit parties?  Or take Brian out to the parking lot at lunch to get high?  What about Andy? For that matter, what about me? What would your friends say if we were walking down the hall together. They’d laugh their a— off and you’d probably tell them you were doing it with me so they’d forgive you for being seen with me. I hate you!

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