Molly Ringwald and Panio Gianopoulos Look Stunning At The 2023 PEN America Literary Awards

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The dazzling couple Molly Ringwald and Panio Gianopoulos put on a show at the 2023 PEN American Literary Awards. In GenZ's parlance, “they ate and left no crumbs.” Keep scrolling to see why everyone has been talking about the power couple.

What Were The Couple Wearing?

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Molly Ringwald, 55, and Panio Gianopoulos, 47, wore stylish ensembles as they hit the red carpet at The Town Hall in New York City, four weeks after they celebrated their 22nd anniversary. 

Molly Was One Of The Presenters 

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For the Literary Awards, the actress was one of the presenters alongside authors Robert Jones Jr. and Mahogany L. Browne, actor/choreographer Adesola Osakalumi, and composer and musician Jad Abumrad, to mention but a few.

What Better Way To Express Femininity Than Rocking The Pink Color?

Molly stepped onto the red carpet wearing a pink one-shoulder flower print gown that swept the carpet due to its length.

Molly Chooses The Perfect Accessories 

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Rocking her shoulder-length red locks, she complimented her dress with pink dropping earrings and a gold clutch.

Stiletto Or Pump?

Stiletto Or Pump?

The Brat Pack actress finalized her look with silver pointed-toe pumps for the award show. 

What Did Piano Wear?

The writer was dressed in a masterpiece Gucci black suit and vintage tie, a white shirt, a black coat, black pants, and black shoes to complete the look.

It's The Couple First Official Event Since….



The event happened four weeks after Ringwald, after they celebrated 22 years together. She took to Instagram to wish her partner a happy anniversary.  

The Lovebirds Are Pet Parents

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Molly and her beau are one big happy family. Their family consists of three children, three dogs, one cat, and a big heart filled with love. To her, family is everything and the best decision she ever made. 

When Did The Twosome Tie The Knot?

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The couple tied the nuptial knot in 2007, and their union is blessed with children. 

How Many Kids Do They Have?

The couple shares three kids— Mathilda, 19, and 13 year-old twins, Roman and Adele. In 2021, she poured her heart on Sirius XM Radio Andy about motherhood and whether or not she showed them her early movies.

What Does Molly Have To Say About That?

Molly acknowledges that it's a different time compared to her childhood days. People often ask if I allow my kids to watch my movies, and I watched my first movie with Mathilda.

How Was The Experience?

“The experience was emotional and humbling, I don’t know how to watch my early movies with the twins yet,” Molly added.

Who Else Hit The Red Carpet?

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Tina Fey, 30 Rock creator/ star, also hit the red carpet in a gray and black wool overcoat while grinning from ear to ear. 


Black Color Is Magical

Underneath Tina Fey's coat is a full-length black dress. She carried a large black leather bag and finalized the look with light gray pumps.

Tina Fey Received An Award

 Tina was nominated for the PEN/Mike Nichols Writing for Performance Award, alongside her co-star Rachael Dratch presenting the award. 

Tina Fey Gives A Speech

Fey tells the crowd that having her name next to the great Mike Nichols's name is a great feat and a lifelong dream. "Thanks to this award, I can stop working on my Silkwood reboot," Fey teased. 


Tina Fey Join The List Of The Award Winners

Tina Fey is the fifth winner of the award. Before her nomination, Elaine May (2022), George C. Wolfe (2021), Tom Stoppard (2020), and Kenneth Lonergan (2019) had won the award, respectively. 

Who Was The Event Host?



Kal Penn was the host. He wore a colorful blue suit with a black shirt and blue sneakers.

Lights, Camera, Action!

Kal Penn also posed for a few photographs with Peter Skurman and Roman Borsellino before commencing his hosting duties.