“Brat Pack” actress Ally Sheedy attended an event recently with her 16-year-old daughter Rebecca, in support of The Trevor Project, a non-profit organization which focuses on crisis and suicide prevention efforts among lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and questioning youth.
While on the red carpet, Sheedy revealed that the cause is close to her heart, reports Canoe Jam!,
My daughter has just come out. So (I’m here because) it’s personal.”
The 48-year-old actress, who is best remembered for her roles on The Breakfast Club and St. Elmo’s Fire, and ex-husband David Lansbury split in 2008 after 16 years of marriage.