Ashton Kutcher opened up about how Mila Kunis called him brutally honest after splitting from Demi Moore following ‘humiliating and embarrassing’ cheating scandal
In the mid-2000s, Demi Moore and Ashton Kutcher were one of Hollywood’s most talked-about couples.
The pair went public with their relationship in 2003. tie a knot In 2005, when Demi was 42 and Ashton was 27, their 15-year age gap was the focus of much public discussion.
Even though my heart was broken abortion In 2006, Ashton and Demi were happily married. punctured star development deepen ties With Demi’s three daughters with ex Bruce Willis.
However, things finally fell apart in 2010 when the couple was first plagued by rumors that Ashton had cheated on them.They are united front at first, but eventually announced a breakup November 2011.
Ashton’s infidelity allegations were widely circulated, but it wasn’t until 2019 that Demi opened up about the end of their relationship in detail. cheated twice — I met a 21-year-old man on a family outing at the bowling alley.
of Ghost Starr alleged that Ashton tried to justify his actions by saying that the boundaries of their marriage were blurred by the fact that they had threesomes together in the past.
So, just two months after he and Demi announced their divorce, Ashton had already reunited with his longtime friend and ex. That 70’s Show Co-star Mila Kunis shared her first off-screen kiss at a party at her home. January 2012.
Mila and Ashton have a romantic relationship purely casual Fring, considering they were both newly single at the time.
However, as history progresses, things get serious pretty quickly and the two I moved Together by April 2012, over a year before Demi and Ashton’s divorce Finalize.
Of course, Ashton and Mila are now happily married and have two children, Wyatt and Dimitri, ages 8 and 6. Marriage early in their romance.
talk EsquireAshton reflected on the pain of his divorce from Demi, especially the embarrassment he felt after the cheating scandal erupted.
“Nothing feels more like a failure than a divorce,” he said. “Divorce feels like a fiasco. You failed at marriage“
He recalled an instance at an industry event where he heard people discuss rumors of his infidelity, calling the experience “humiliating and embarrassing.”
Reflecting on the role he played in the demise and downfall of their marriage, Ashton said simply: “You own the shit you did wrong and you move on.
His actions were the talk of the town, so Ashton’s close friends didn’t seem exempt from hearing about his private adventures, including Mila’s.
Ashton talked about how he went from being an old buddy to being a lover after breaking up with Demi, admitting that it was his actions that Mila tackled head-on.
“You were an asshole,” he remembered her telling him, prompting some introspection on his part.
“Yeah, you were an asshole for two years,” she added apparently.
And while it may have hurt for one of his longtime friends to face such brutal honesty, Mila’s candor ended up doing Ashton the best service.
“The thing about Mila that accelerated our relationship is that I always admired her,” he said, reflecting on their fast-paced romance. , talent, but I knew she didn’t need me, and she knew I didn’t need her.
He also added that one of the most important aspects of their relationship was that they were able to accept each other’s shortcomings.
In the past, Mila has opened up about the “messed up” way she ended a nine-year relationship. macaulay culkinshe admitted it led to a “horrible, horrible, horrible breakup.”
Although she has never explicitly spoken about her infidelity, she told Dax Shepard in 2018: I was an asshole in her 20s and am the first to admit it. And it’s me coming out and saying, ‘Yeah, you know what? And I own it now. “
Alluding to this commonality, possibly from past relationships, Ashton said he and Mila “knew all their dirt on each other” and were able to connect immediately.
Elsewhere in the wide-ranging interview, Ashton also made a rare comment about Demi’s all-around memoir released in 2019. detail about their tumultuous marriage.
Ashton, clearly reluctant to delve further into his thoughts on the book, said he was “extremely pissed off” about his release. original memoiradmits that his frustrations were mainly centered on his family’s privacy.
“I finally got to a place where the press really fired me and Mila and my life and my family. And the next day, [the paparazzi] I’m at my kids’ school,” he said, adding adamantly, “I don’t want anything public in that area.”