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Ashton Kutcher and Mila Kunis Under Fire for Controversial Letters

Hollywood actors Ashton Kutcher and Mila Kunis have faced criticism and backlash after apologizing for letters they wrote in support of their former co-star, Danny Masterson, who was recently convicted of rape. The letters drew attention for their tone and impact on the victims, leading to a public debate.

The letters, which became public after journalist Tony Ortega obtained them, received backlash for their self-assured tone and perceived insensitivity towards the victims. Kutcher referred to Masterson as a “role model,” while Kunis praised his “exceptional character” and positive influence. These statements raised concerns about the actors’ sensitivity towards the alleged survivors and potential implications for the legal process.

In response to the controversy, Kutcher and Kunis shared a video on Instagram to clarify their intentions behind the letters. They explained that they wrote the letters at the request of Masterson’s family, aiming to provide a personal perspective on their longstanding relationship with him. Their intention was to offer insights into the person they had known for over two decades.

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Kunis emphasized that their letters did not aim to challenge the legitimacy of the justice system or question the jury’s verdict. Instead, they sought to share their personal experiences with Masterson. Kutcher apologized if the letters were misunderstood or caused any unintended harm, especially to the survivors.

Both actors expressed their unwavering support for victims of sexual assault, abuse, and rape, stating that they have consistently shown this support throughout their careers and will continue to do so in the future.

The case involving Danny Masterson has attracted significant attention due to the high-profile nature of the allegations and the involvement of individuals from the entertainment industry. Masterson was convicted of rape after a mistrial in the initial trial, with all his accusers being members of the Church of Scientology. The church has faced accusations of covering up the allegations, although they deny these claims.


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