Kutcher is the chairman of Thorn, an organisation that develops technology to combat child sexual exploitation around the world.
Actor and human rights campaigner Ashton Kutcher has given emotional testimony in front of the U.S. Senate this week, urging lawmakers to act in support of efforts to bring child sexual exploitation to an end.
Speaking in his capacity as the chairman of Thorn, an organisation that develops software to help locate victims of abuse, the 39 year old actor told the U.S. Senate Foreign Relations Committee in Washington on Wednesday (February 15th) that it was time for “society and government” to defend vulnerable people.
Ashton Kutcher testified to the Ending Modern Slavery hearing at the U.S. Senate this week
Sheen also had some strong words for ‘Two And a Half Men’ creator Chuck Lorre.
Never one for shying away from controversy, Charlie Sheen gave a bizarre interview to an Australian radio station this morning, where he took credit for Woody Harrelson’s entire career and called out Chuck Lorre, again.
But perhaps more surprisingly, Sheen had some kind words for Ashton Kutcher, the actor who replaced him after he was fired from sitcom ‘Two And a Half Men’.
Charlie Sheen thinks he should be receiving flowers from Woody Harrelson
Continue reading: Charlie Sheen 'Gave' Woody Harrelson His Career
The actress revealed she was paid three times less than the actor in their 2011 film
Natalie Portman has recently come out to highlight the gender pay gap she experienced when she co-starred alongside Ashton Kutcher in the 2011 film No Strings Attached when she revealed she was paid three times less than her male co-actor.
Natalie Portman and Ashton Kutcher starred together in No Strings Attached
Now Kutcher, 38, has come out in support of Portman for speaking out about the discrepancy.
The couple have just announced the birth of their second baby.
Mila Kunis and Ashton Kutcher have finally welcomed their second child into the world this week and, surpise surprise, it's a baby boy. Like we didn't know that already! As of yet, no other details have been announced and we are still to find out baby number two's name.
Ashton Kutcher and Mila Kunis have a new baby
The couple announced via a representative back in June that they were expecting another child to join their 2-year-old daughter Wyatt Isabelle, and now he's finally here according to a statement from a spokesperson. It's a boy! Though we already knew that because Ashton accidentally let the words 'baby brother' slip during an appearace on 'The Today Show' back in October.
Continue reading: What Are Mila Kunis And Ashton Kutcher Going To Name Their Newborn Son?
Kutcher and Moore split in 2011, after six years of marriage.
Speaking on a panel at the Airbnb Open 2016 in Los Angeles on Saturday the actor, who is also an investor in the company, said that the experience became a turning point in his life that would eventually lead to better things.
Ashton Kutcher spent a year living in AirBnbs
Kunis is expecting her second child with husband Ashton Kutcher.
Bad Moms star Mila Kunis is awaiting the arrival of her second child with husband Ashton Kutcher, but that hasn't stopped the actress from thinking about baby number three. Speaking on Ryan Seacrest’s radio show, Kunis revealed that after they welcomed daughter Wyatt the couple knew they had to have more children, so she’s waiting to see how they feel this time around.
Mila Kunis is currently expecting her second child with husband Ashton Kutcher.
“I’ve always said this, I think you know when your family is complete. After we had Wyatt, the second that I gave birth, I was like, ‘I know that we need to have another baby,'” Kunis said. “We both knew it, we just felt it.”
Continue reading: Is Pregnant Mila Kunis Already Thinking About Baby Number Three?
While playing 'Spill Your Guts or Fill Your Guts', Corden asked Kunis: 'carrot stick or beer can?'
Bad Moms actresses Mila Kunis and Christina Applegate were forced to make some difficult choices when they both appeared on James Corden’s ‘The Late Late Show’, as the host invited them to play a game of his invention, ‘Spill Your Guts or Fill Your Guts’.
Essentially, it was a game of truth or dare, in which the participants had to answer questions about themselves or the other person, or consume an unusual food or drink item. By unusual, we mean things like: ghost pepper hot sauce, cow tongue, sardines, grasshoppers, calf's brain, pickle juice and clam juice...
Mila Kunis and Ashton Kutcher out and about in Los Angeles
Kunis and Kutcher are already parents to 20 month old daughter Wyatt, and they're set to expand their family once again.
The 32 year old actress, who is next appearing in the comedy movie Bad Moms in July, is pregnant with her second child, People magazine claimed on Wednesday (June 15th). She and her husband, 38 year old actor Ashton Kutcher, are already parents to 20 month old daughter Wyatt Isabelle.
Later, a representative for Kunis confirmed the happy news to E! Online, with an inside source also adding that they’re very much looking forward to being parents for a second time, and that Kutcher “lights up” when they talk about their children.
Continue reading: Mila Kunis And Ashton Kutcher Expecting Their Second Child
Ashton Kutcher's new comedy hasn't struck a chord, but it's worth watching.
Ashton Kutcher has returned to television after his stint on 'Two And A Half Men' with a Netflix Original sitcom called 'The Ranch', which sees him reunite with Danny Masterson - his co-star from 'That '70s Show'. So far, critics have had rather mixed feelings about it.
Ashton Kutcher's new comedy receives mixed reviews
The show sees two brothers named Colt (Kutcher) and Rooster (Masterson) working on a ranch in Colorado, trying to run their business in between making lewd jokes and drinking a lot of beer. It's been described as slightly more bizarre than your average sitcom, and while the cast has generally received a lot of praise, it has largely failed to land many laughs.
Drake was the victim of the hidden camera show back in 2012, and Kutcher remembered the filming when speaking to James Corden on Wednesday.
He may have been there to talk about his new Netflix comedy ‘The Ranch’, but Ashton Kutcher couldn’t help but reminisce about the time he pulled a prank on superstar rapper Drake during a past episode of his MTV show ‘Punk’d’.
The Canadian star was the butt of Kutcher’s secret camera show back in 2012, where he was tricked into believing that he was being picked up by the Secret Service to meet with a politician but, having gotten into the car, encountered a simulated earthquake.
Drake, pictured performing with Rihanna, was punk'd by Ashton Kutcher back in 2012
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Ashton Kutcher and Mila Kunis - Celebrities courtside at the Los Angeles Lakers v New Orleans Pelicans NBA basketball game at the Staples Center. The Pelicans defeated the Lakers by a final score of 132-125. - Los Angeles, California, United States - Wednesday 5th March 2014
Mila Kunis and Ashton Kutcher - Friday January 3, 2014; Celebs out at the Lakers game. The Los Angeles Lakers defeated the Utah Jazz by the final score of 110-99 at Staples Center in downtown Los Angeles CA. - Los Angeles, California, United States - Friday 3rd January 2014
We'll be seeing a lot more of Charlie Sheen's long lost lesbian daughter.
Actress Amber Tamblyn has been announced to have been promoted to series regular on sitcom Two and a Half Men. Tamblyn appeared in five episodes in season 11 as Charlie Sheen's daughter Jenny but will move to a more permanent standing on the show.
Amber Prepares To Take A More Central Role.
Tamblyn's Jenny will be seen moving to LA to further her acting career and will slot into what's left of her family without Charlie. According to The Hollywood Reporter, Jenny likes everything her father enjoyed, including women. Series co-creator Chuck Lorre said that the addition of a new regular character, and a lesbian at that, will be a welcome change of dynamic for the previously male-dominated CBS comedy.
Continue reading: Amber Tamblyn Ascends To 'Two And A Half Men' Series Regular
Melissa Joan Hart, best known for starring in 'Sabrina, the Teenage Witch', discusses her romantic life and drug use whilst enjoying her 90's stardom. The actress has since settled down and is enjoying married life and motherhood, but her wholesome appearance hides more scandalous secrets. Secrets she's more than happy to share in her upcoming autobiography 'Melissa Explains It All'.
Melissa Joan Hart, best known to any fan of 90s teen TV as Sabrina, the Teenage Witch, will reveal details of her more dubious past experiences in her upcoming autobiography Melissa Explains It All.
Melissa Joan Hart admits to having experimented with drugs.
Hart may have presented a squeaky clean image whilst starring as Sabrina on the hit ABC (later The WB) show, yet what was really going on in the actress' own life was something quite different. Certain, less wholesome, accounts are included in the book, specifically one incident where Hart took ecstasy, kissed a girl in a limo (shock, horror) and attended her Maxim photo shoot still high, the NY Daily News.
Continue reading: Melissa Joan Hart "Explains It All" - Including Drug Use - In Memoirs
Ashton Kutcher - Ashton Kutcher at Rabbi Shraga (Philip) Berg's funeral in Safed. Rabbi Berg, who created a revolution in Jewish mystical doctrine studies, with four million students worldwide including Madonna, Ashton Kutcher and Demi Moore, passed away in Los Angeles at 86. He was buried in Safed - Safed, Israel - Wednesday 18th September 2013
Lisa Robin Kelly's death is not being treated as suspicious, despite reports suggesting the rehab facility doctor may have made assumptions and not filed the correct paperwork. LAPD homicide investigators have handed the case over to the L.A. county coroner, who is awaiting the results of a toxicology report.
LAPD's homicide investigators may have ruled out any foul play in the death of Lisa Robin Kelly, but the That 70's Show actress's death remains ever mysterious. Speaking to the NY Daily News, Los Angeles County Sheriff's spokesperson said "we ruled out foul play today. It's now a case for the coroner."
Lisa Robin Kelly in 1999 whilst she was appearing on the That 70's Show.
Lisa Robin Kelly was found dead on Wednesday 14 August at an alcohol rehab facility in California. The troubled actress had long suffered with alcoholism and had checked in to the rehab facility on Monday (12 Aug.) in order to deal with her addiction.
Continue reading: Lisa Robin Kelly's Death: Investigators "Ruled Out Foul Play"
After Ashton Kutcher's Steve Jobs biopic 'Jobs' has been trashed by critics
Ashton Kutcher has well and truly been "punk'd." As soon as photos surfaced of him in his uncanny Apple co-founder Steve Jobs get-up for the just-released Jobs biopic, it seemed like the movie could do no wrong when the protagonist completely looked the part. How wrong we were: after all the hype had died down, it seems as though Kutcher is the issue with the movie and it's time for the Dude Where's My Car? actor to face the music and accept the film stunk.
Ashton Kutcher's Performance As Steve Jobs Has Been Trashed Intensely.
The Guardian's Brian Moylan identifies that "the biggest problem with the movie is that it doesn't necessarily present anything real or true, but it presents the sort of Steve Jobs that people want to see." Although there are plenty of in-joke references for the drooling hoardes of Apple fans, it is remarked that these - and the regular complicated tech details - are "as exciting to non-tech people as hairbrushes are to a bald man."
Continue reading: 'Jobs' Movie Panned, Wozniak Sticks Knife In: What Went Wrong?
Lisa Robin Kelly's cause of death is unknown. A post mortem was carried out by an L.A. coroner on Saturday (17th August), however no cause of death could be confirmed. The coroner is waiting on the results of a toxicology report, according to sources speaking to a US entertainment website.
Lisa Robin Kelly's cause of death remains a mystery. The That 70's Show actress died in her sleep on Wednesday (14th August) whilst staying at an alcohol rehab centre in California. A post mortem was carried out on Saturday (17th August) with the hopes that her cause of death could be ruled. However a spokesperson for the L.A. Coroner's Office, speaking to TMZ, said the coroner is waiting for the results of a toxicology report. This could take a number of weeks, according to the spokesperson.
Lisa Robin Kelly photographed in 1999 whilst appearing on That 70's Show.
Kelly died whilst staying at an alcohol rehab centre. She checked in last Monday (12th) after her boyfriend rushed her to hospital on Sunday. TMZ reports that her blood alcohol level, when checked in hospital, was at 0.34.
Continue reading: Lisa Robin Kelly's Cause Of Death Remains A Mystery
Lisa Robin Kelly, the actress who starred in 'That '70s Show', died on Wednesday 14th August at the age of 43. Her cause of death has not been disclosed but she had checked into a rehab facility shortly before her death.
Lisa Robin Kelly, the actress who starred in That '70s Show, died on Wednesday 14th August.Her representative, Craig Wyckoff, issued a statement announcing her death. So far the 43-year-old's cause of death is unknown.
Lisa Robin Kelly photographed for That '70s Show in 1999.
It seems Kelly was in a rehab facility in order to deal with her addiction problems. Wyckoff last spoke to his client on Monday when she seemed to be doing well. On this conversation he said "I spoke to her on Monday and she was hopeful and confident, looking forward to putting this part of her life behind her."
Apple have set the standard high, did director Joshua Michael Stern get it right?
Apple is famed for its increasingly innovative design, high build quality and improbably rise to the top of the technology ladder. The story of Steve Jobs – the man who brought the company into the 21st century having initially left them – was just waiting to be told.
Ashton Kutcher at the Jobs premiere
But now it’s here, does it live up to Apple’s incredible standards? Ashton Kutcher plays the titular character, Mr. Jobs, who died in October 2011. Unfortunately, according to the critics, he hasn’t seem to have done his subject justice.
Continue reading: Does Ashton Kutcher's 'Jobs' Live Up To Apple’s Impeccable Script?
'Jobs' has failed to impress critics in early reviews. The film follows the story of Apple founder Steve Jobs' rise to become the technology icon we view him as today. Starring Ashton Kutcher as Jobs, the film has not been received favourably two days before its US release.
Jobs -Ashton Kutcher's latest contribution to film has failed to impress critics, who have unanimously slaughtered jOBS in their reviews. It has been described by critics as "bland" and a movie which "barely hints at the complexity of his [Steve Jobs'] ambitions and emotions."
Ashton Kutcher at the premiere of Jobs at Regal Cinemas in L.A.
Jobs tells "the story of Steve Jobs' ascension from college dropout into one of the most revered creative entrepreneurs of the 20th century", according to IMDb.
Amber Tamblyn could be a mainstay on 'Two and a Half Men'.
The story goes that Harper fathered Jenny out of wedlock during one of his many flings - and there were many.
Neither CBS or Warners have confirmed the casting, though a source close to production told the Los Angeles that Tamblyn has signed on the dotted line.
Continue reading: And 'Two And A Half Men's' Lesbian Daughter Is...Amber Tamblyn.
Actor Ashton Kutcher spoke to Jay Leno about his upcoming role in the Steve Jobs biopic, and how he could have met the Apple boss himself six months before his death.
Jobs, the Steve Jobs biopic, has been a long time in the making with its release date continually pushed back to August 2013. Ashton Kutcher landed the titular role and will play the co-founder of tech company Apple who died due to pancreatic cancer in 2011, aged 56. The movie's narrative will chart the story of Steve Jobs' ascension from college dropout into one of the most revered creative entrepreneurs of the 20th century, who brought products such as the iPod and iPhone to market domination. If you haven't seen the uncanny image of Jobs' and Kutcher's faces together, you can find it here courtesy of Digital Spy.
Ashton Kutcher Will Play Steve Jobs In Jobs Biopic.
In an interview with host Jay Leno on The Tonight Show with Jay Leno, Kutcher discussed his regret that he didn't take up the opportunity to meet the Apple boss before his death, saying "I had an opportunity to meet him about six months before he passed away and I was working that day and couldn't go. In hindsight, I look back and think 'I had an opportunity to meet the Leonardo da Vinci of our generation' and I missed it. That really affected my decision to take on the role. The day that he died, for me it was almost like, I hear people talking about they knew where they were the day Kennedy died. For me I'll never forget the moment I heard he died."
Continue reading: Ashton Kutcher Was Too Busy To Meet Apple's Steve Jobs
It's a cool idea, but is it enough to save the movie?
How appropriate that the Ashton Kutcher starrer Jobs would be the world’s first movie to release an instagram trailer. Far from your average selfie in the mirror – yes, people do that with the video feature as well – the fifteen second video is a montage of slo-mo shots of Kutcher, set to an inspirational voiceover and dramatic score (no filter). As trailers go, it doesn’t really reveal anything new about the film’s plot or character, though the innovative format would probably fit nicely with the late Steve Jobs’s ethos of innovation.
Kutcher himself is the trailer's main focus.
Considering the fact that the 15-second clip offers no revelations about the movie itself, it doesn’t seem likely that this will become a trend. It certainly won’t replace extended trailers anytime soon. Then again, attention spans are shrinking and a lot of people have said a lot of nice things about the brief clip, so maybe this is the future of cinema? The very, very distant future hopefully.
Continue reading: Ashton Kutcher's Ultimate Selfie: The Instagram Trailer For 'Jobs'
Steve Jobs founded Apple Inc. with his techie pal Steve Wozniak after leaving Reed College in Portland, Oregon at which he managed only a 6 month stint. He became a technician for Wozniak and fell instantly in love with the world of computers and his own ideas in revolutionising computers for the public. However, he proved to be a difficult person to work for when Apple became a major business, leading to him leaving the company for some time while he started over on another project. But through all the hardship and controversial leadership skills, Jobs is remembered as a pioneer who built an empire with the brand that everybody loved before passing away from pancreatic cancer in 2011 after an eight year health struggle.
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A professional disagreement between actors Charlie Sheen and Selma Blair has resulted in Blair leaving 'Anger Management'; it seems highly likely that it was at the behest of Sheen.
Selma Blair will not be returning to Anger Management a spokesman from the comedy series has announced. Rumours have been circulating about a feud between Blair and the star of Anger Management, Charlie Sheen. The feud was revealed by TMZ on Monday when sources associated with the comedy series said Sheen would not return to the set if Blair was there.
Reports suggest the argument began when Blair criticised Sheen's work ethic in a meeting with Anger Management executives. Unfortunately for Blair, the notoriously irritable actor was informed of her complaint and made it quite clear that, using his powers as one of the show's producers, he would try to have Blair fired.
It was announced yesterday by an Anger Management spokesman that Blair would not be returning to the comedy. Rumours are currently circulating that Sheen has extended an offer to Mila Kunis (girlfriend of Ashton Kutcher, star of Two and a Half Men, a show from which Sheen was fired).
Continue reading: Did Charlie Sheen Have Selma Blair Fired From 'Anger Management'?
Space monkey Justin Bieber is latest name to be added to growing list of wealthy celebrities signing up to be amongst the first in space with Sir Richard Branson's planned Virgin Galactic spaceflights.
It is confirmed: pint-sized popstar Justin Bieber and manager Scooter Braun, are set to be blasted towards the real stars, out into space.
Tycoon Richard Branson, founder and chairman of travel, entertainment and lifestyle company, Virgin Group, was first to break the news on Twitter: "Great to hear @justinbieber & @scooterbraun are latest @virgingalactic future astronauts. Congrats, see you up there!" whilst a buzzing Bieber replied: "Let's shoot a music video in SPACE!!"
The 19-year old 'Baby' hitmaker could be fleeing planet Earth to escape from his growing list of shameful actions that have brought the wayward party-boy under media scrutiny, including leaving insensitive messages in the guestbook at Amsterdam's Anne Frank museum, abandoning his pet monkey, 'Mally', in Germany after she was confiscated at customs, arriving onstage two hours late at his concert in London, and threatening to "beat the f**k" out of a photographer. Space might just be the best place for the little reprobate then.
Continue reading: Stars Head For The Stars: Justin Bieber Joins The Virgin Galactic Party
Ashton Kutcher and Mila Kunis - Ashton Kutcher and Mila Kunis leave The Apollo Theatre after watching the play 'The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time' - London, United Kingdom - Saturday 1st June 2013
The bachelor pad will undergo a makeover.
It’s all changes all the time on this show with the latest being a “Two and A Half Men” lady character. After the departure of Charlie Sheen and the final departure of Angus T Jones, the house would have seemed a little empty. But no worries, for apparently the producers will inject a bit of estrogen to remedy the situation.
Though we would personally deem the show worthy of humane euthanasia at this point, the Two and a Half team has apparently gone for an altogether more complicated approach. According to Deadline, the new season will feature a brand new character, as yet uncast, who will play Charlie Harper's long-lost daughter. (That's Sheen's character). She'll show up at the house looking for her father and eventually move in with the two bachelors.
That certainly puts a new spin on the show’s title. What with no half-man and a brand new lady in the picture, there has to be a more appropriate title for this, But mostly, everyone – fan or not – just misses the show’s glory days. Back when the title really made sense and there was some semblance of humor left. But after Sheen left in a blaze of glory and Jones was booted off soon after for bashing the show, the question remains – even with an interesting female character in the mix, is there any hope for Two and a Half Men.
Continue reading: Two And A Half Men Lady Update: There Will Be One Of Those
Ashton Kutcher's venture capital company is proving a stumbling block in the ex-couple's divorce.
Ashton Kutcher and Demi Moore's bitter fight over their millions continues to drag out their divorce which really should have been sorted out months ago. Both stars are ridiculously rich, why can't they just keep their own fortunes and split anything they both own? It seems it just isn't that simple.
According to the New York Post, a $10 million battle is dragging on over A-Grade Investments, the venture capital fund Kutcher formed with Madonna's manager Guy Oseary and billionaire Ron Burkle which was recently valued at $100 million. Sources familiar with both Kutcher and Moore told the paper that the actor has made a ton of money in the 18 months since they split and he doesn't believe he owes her a penny. "Ashton set up A-Grade with Oseary and Burkle in 2010, when he and Demi were still together, but he recently told her lawyers the fund had not made substantial money. In fact, he claimed he had only put about $1 million into it," the source told the Post. "Now it seems Ashton and Oseary were working towards a private offering based on a valuation of $100 million. Ashton owns 20 percent of the fund, under California law, Demi should be entitled to half of his share - $10 million."
The Two and a Half Men star has been pretty shrewd with his investments, which could prove disastrous for him given his divorce from Demi could be one of the most expensive in Hollywood history. Ashton is the highest paid actor on television, while Moore isn't exactly skint. "Demi was asking for so much money, and [the negotiation] was dragging on so long, that Kutcher got fed up and filed papers, which means their divorce negotiations will become more public," a source previously told the Post.
Continue reading: Ashton, Demi's $10 Million Divorce Battle Just Got Serious
Demi Moore is going for the jugular! Despite being worth more than ex-husband Ashton Kutcher, Demi is looking to rinse the actor for far more than he expected to give away. Sources tell TMZ.com that she has demanded spousal support from Ashton, which is unsurprising given she got $15 million belatedly from Bruce Willis in connection with their divorce.
Furthermore, Demi wants Ashton to help pay for the renovations to her New York apartment, something that he's unwilling to do. The swanky place, in the San Remo building, is worth somewhere in the region of $25 million and $40 million. Demi is also pretty upset that Ashton got involved in a lucrative online business and she feels entitled to part of it. However, he signed up after they split so it's almost certain that Moore won't be able to get her hands on any of the shares of profits.
Sources say Ashton is willing to pay out to end the long and drawn out divorce battle, though the question is - how much? Demi reportedly scored a huge amount from Bruce Willis, getting an alleged $90 million in total. Her net worth is somewhere in the region of $150 million, though Ashton is only just behind with $130-140 million. That could increase dramatically with future movie projects, renewals of Two and a Half Men and his social media ventures.
Power couple Ashton and Mila sampled London's finest watering holes.
British royalty Princess Beatrice and boyfriend Dave Clark entertained Hollywood couple Mila Kunis and Ashton Kutcher over the weekend, taking them on a tour of London's swankiest bars and restaurants. Things started at the Duck & Waffle on the 40th floor of Heron Tower in East London, but soon headed to Callooh Callay in Shoreditch.
Next came the John Salt bar in Islington, North London, where the drinks kept on coming. "They asked for our best speciality dish, said John Salt boss Leigh Gillson, "We gave them deep fried banana in caramel." A source added: "It wasn't a boozy bender, more an upmarket crawl." Mila, 29 and Ashton, 35, are currently living in London while the actress shoots her new movie Jupiter Ascending.
According to the UK's Daily Mail, the foursome even managed to hit celebrity restaurant Scott's in Mayfair and the Spanish restaurant Cambio De Tercio in Kensington, where Mila and Ashton were given matching Real Madrid shirts - which they later wore.
Is the old Kutcher back?
Ashton Kutcher has been working on his attitude for years now, and recent performances suggest he’s ready to be taken seriously as an actor and a celebrity. Gone are the bratty outbreaks that regularly made the news during his Punked days.
Or are they? Reports from TMX suggest the One And A Half Men star was involved in a macho-off-style shoving match with a security guard at the Stagecoach Music Festival, an outdoor country music concert held on the Indio Polo Grounds. Apparently, it all kicked off when a woman approached Kutcher in the VIP area while he was watching NIck 13 and Dwight Yoakam perform. When Kutcher attempted to greet this woman, the security guard had other ideas; he stepped in and that’s when the shoving commenced. It got aggressive before Kutcher’s buddies stepped in to break things up, but the security dude still wanted the 6”2 celeb ejected from the premises. Not that it mattered, though, as Kutcher decided to hightail it and leave of his own accord – perhaps earning some maturity points in doing so.
Kutcher shows his support for the people of Boston after the bombings
Continue reading: Did Ashton Kutcher Fight A Security Guard At Stagecoach Music Festival?
The two-man show will return this fall, with a helfty pay increase for Ashton Kutcher
The long-running CBS series Two and a Half men has been renewed for its eleventh season, which will see a return of the entire cast, though some appearances will be less frequent. Unsurprisingly, Ashton Kutcher and Jon Cryer have signed on to play their characters again for this go round. It’s a pretty safe deal for both of them and quite lucrative, if we may add, considering that Kutcher has now topped the chart for highest paid sitcom star, with a $700 000 per episode deal, as reported by Us Magazine. That’s still less than previous Two and a Half Men star Charlie Sheen’s $1.2 million per episode salary, but it isn’t a bad deal at all. Yes, a renewal of the show means that both of its stars will be making bank.
Angus T Jones, who plays Jake, on the other hand, isn’t going to be as involved this season, as his role has been demoted to a recurring character. This is still better than the rumors that he would be getting fired, due to some less than affectionate comments he made towards the show earlier this year, though. There are a number of reasons why his presence on the series could have been decreased. While according to CBS entertainment chief Nina Tassler, there are no grudges between Jones and the network, it could be that the relationship is still strained. Additionally, Jones has made comments in the past that he would like to free up some time for college (which seems like a perfectly reasonable decision.) Whatever the reason, the bottom line is that we’ll be seeing less of Jones and presumably more of Kutcher this season. He’s gotta earn that fat paycheck somehow.
Kutcher's days as a celebrity prankster are behind him, as he is now the highest paid actor in TV.
The couple took the opportunity to tour around the Norfolk Broads.
Mila Kunis and Ashton Kutcher are taking a break far far away from the hot, crowded beaches of Florida. College kids might get all excited about beer benders and late nights, but K&K are having an altogether more mature spring break experience. The pair jetted off to the tranquil waterways of Norfolk in England. They’re taking a break from Kunis’s busy filming schedule. They’re visiting the village of Wroxham, taking boating trips and touring the countryside. That sounds like a pleasant little break from the hectic L.A. lifestyle that the couple have been used to.
A source told The Sun newspaper: “Ashton thinks it will be a great experience. They’ve got no qualms about staying on a boat. They won’t exactly be roughing it.”
No, they certainly won't. But it’s not all fun and games. In fact, the trip was only possible, because it’s somewhat work-related. According to The Telegraph, Kunis was shooting her latest film Jupiter Ascending in the vicinity. Apparently, once they had a free minute, the pair decided to take advantage of the already paid travel costs. Ah, to be young and in love! Even the weather in Norfolk seems to be on their side and is forecasts predict sun all throughout next week.
Continue reading: Ashton Kutcher Chills With Mila Kunis In Norfolk Over Spring Break
Ashton Kutcher to keep Mila Kunis to himself
After a career playing the village idiot, Ashton Kutcher seems to have grown up. He’s learnt from his mistakes with Demi Moore, more specifically his openness with the public, and where that got him, so he’s planning on a different media strategy with Mila Kunis.
"You know, I've learned the hard way how valuable privacy is," he tells Elle. "And I've learned that there are a lot of things in your life that really benefit from being private. And relationships are one of them. And I am going to do everything in my power to have this relationship be private." As for how people perceive his relationship with former co-star, Kunis, "People will fill in the blanks however they want," he says. "There are some things that are better left private." Kutcher reflects for a moment. “Someone once told me, 'If anyone wants to be rich and famous, let them be rich first and see if they still want to be famous.'" Ashton’s latest project has been jOBS, a biopic of the late Apple legend, Steve Jobs.
Kunis and Kutcher at The Staples Centre
Continue reading: Ashton Kutcher To Keep Mila Kunis Relationship As Private As Possible
Ashton Kutcher is yet to post a single tweet about new girlfriend Mila Kunis, and certainly no pictures.
Remember when Ashton Kutcher tweeted a picture of his ex-wife Demi Moore bending over in the house? Life was great for Kutcher, journalists called him not just an actor, but a social media guru. He had fame, fortune, business savvy and, well, Demi Moore, who seemed to 'get' the whole 'connecting with fans' over Twitter thing.
But Ashton and Demi are no more, and the actor's new squeeze Mila Kunis is a little less forthcoming with social media. A friend of the jOBS star tells the Chicago Sun-Times that he's now paying the price for his internet presence. "Both he and Demi just put too much out there and then had to pay the price for tweeting all those personal photos and things like that," said the source.
The crux of the argument is essentially, how can a man who was more than happy to let everyone take a look inside his life now preach intense privacy? "Mila is so private, and she made Ashton realize that when it comes to the public or the press you simply do not have to respond to personal questions - of any kind," said the insider, adding, "He [Ashton] was in the forefront of realizing the power of social media and things like Twitter, but he unfortunately didn't just use them to build his professional brand, he allowed his personal life to be showcased there as well."
Continue reading: Is Ashton Kutcher Paying The Price For Revealing Life On Twitter?
It's been a rough week for Justin Bieber, though arguably a tougher couple of days for Ashton Kutcher, Jay-Z and company, who found their bank details leaked all over the internet.
Bieber Blues: What is happening to Justin Bieber? The former loveable scamp appears to have become a target for the tabloids, especially the British ones. He endured a torrid time in London before cancelling a show in Portugal, apparently owing to poor ticket sales. Is this a crisis?
Credit Check: Ever wondered how much Ashton Kutcher has in the bank? How about Jay-Z, Mel Gibson, Hillary Clinton, Arnold Schwarzenegger or even Joe Biden. Well, one hacker - seemingly based in Russia - has posted the financial details of the world's biggest stars onto a hastily made website. Some of the numbers are big. Huge, in fact.
Actress Demi Moore appears to be fighting for every penny she can get in her divorce from Ashton Kutcher
Demi Moore is “really hurt” by Ashton Kutcher, TMZ reports. She has requested for her cheating ex to pay her spousal support and to cover her attorney fees for their divorce, they have reported. However, this doesn’t appear to be a case of one party not being able to afford the fees but rather Demi is acting on principle, after being hurt by Kutcher’s previous actions, back when they were together. Ashton notoriously cheated on Demi and after discovering his infidelity, Moore spiralled into personal disaster, after collapsing at a party at her own home and being forced to seek medical respite for some time.
TMZ suggest that Demi’s request for spousal support is verging on ludicrous, as the Hollywood star does not need it. Kutcher may be a “bad husband” but trying to exact revenge on him via the courts is most likely not going to work. However, Demi’s lawyer appears to have advised her that the more she starts off asking for, the more she is likely to end up getting. It looks as though the couple may be close to striking a deal and it doesn’t look as though she’s likely to get any spousal support, despite Ashton being the highest paid TV actor in the US, for his role in Three and a Half Men.
From That 70’s show, to Demi Moore, to divorce, to dating That 70s Show co-star Mila Kunis, Ashton Kutcher has never been far from the headlines. It’s the acting string to his bow that has been under the spotlight recently, and the 35-year-old has been talking to Esquire about that part of his life.
Ashton Kutcher and Mila Kunis watch the LA Lakers vs. Phoenix Suns at the Staples Center
Continue reading: Ashton Kutcher Knows The Films He’s Done That “Suck”
Despite popular modern belief, Ashton Kutcher is actually aware that some of his movie are total garbage. Admittedly, it hasn’t stopped him continuing to make them, but at least he’s showing a degree of self-awareness. Even if that awareness has actually been heaped upon him by his friends, who aren’t afraid to tell Kutcher when he’s come up with another doozy.
In an interview with Esquire magazine, Kutcher explained “I know exactly what films I’ve done that f***ing suck donkey, and I know the ones that are good.” OK, he doesn’t mention Dude Where’s My Car, but he must realize that wasn’t considered a good movie by anyone anywhere, right? “I know it not because of the box office,” he continued, “because the box office is not going to tell you the truth - I know it because I have friends that don’t hold back. They don’t depend on me for money or employment. They’re just friends. Friends tell the truth.”
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The likes of Will Ferrell, Rebel Wilson and Paul Stanley were also in attendance the Lakers match last night at the Staples Center in Los Angeles (February 12, 2013), but there were only two celebrities in the eyes of everybody there - Ashton Kutcher and girlfriend Mila Kunis. Much has been made of the ease with which Kutcher has moved from his marriage with Hollywood actress Demi Moore - they divorced after he cheated on her, remember - in comparison to his ex's apparent struggles with depression and substances.
Aston Kutcher has been dismissed before as a one-trick pony, a handsome guy who plays pranks on people for money. It's not a bad place to be, when you put things in perspective, but he's been trying to step out of that mould, and if his performance in jOBS is anything to go by, he should be taken seriously as a 'proper' actor.
"If this story is going to get told, I want to get it told in a way that honors my hero," Kutcher told the audience at the Macworld trade show about reading the screenplay. Actor Josh Gad stars in the film alongside Kutcher as Jobs' partner Steve Wozniak. "Ashton is going to blow a lot of people away. His performance was absolutely transformational," Gad told Us Weekly last November. "If he looked any more like Steve Jobs, I think it would just confuse a lot of people in thinking Steve Jobs never passed away. It's that uncanny."
The journey wasn't easy for Kutcher though, and his Jobs-like fruitarian diet landed him in trouble. "I ended up in the hospital two days before we started shooting the movie," Kutcher told the Associated Press. "I was like doubled over in pain, and my pancreas levels were completely out of whack, which was completely terrifying, considering everything."
Steve Jobs is the late founder of Apple Inc. and who was a technological pioneer in terms of computers and general electronics. 'jOBS' is the brand new biopic on this extraordinary and charismatic man who sadly passed away from pancreatic cancer on October 5th 2011 aged just 56. This movie chronicles his career from 1971 to 2011 beginning with his dropping out of the expensive Reed College in Portland, Oregon after only 6 months before going on to his first job as a technician which later saw him work with business partner Steve Wozniak for the first time; a partner who became a major player in the creation of Apple Computers.
This long awaited biopic is soon to be released following a lengthy wait since production began in June 2012; just eight months after Jobs' death. It has been directed by Joshua Michael Stern ('Swing Vote', 'Neverwas'), produced by Mark Hulme and written by Matt Whiteley in his screenwriting debut. Much of the filming even took place at Jobs' actual childhood home in Los Altos, California. The independent flick was chosen to close the 2013 Sundance Film Festival in January 2013 and is set for theatrical release in the US on April 19th 2013.
Director: Joshua Michael Stern
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The old cliche, 'too much of anything is bad for you', comes to mind. But it's only a cliche because it's true; something that Aston Kutcher found out the hard way after he ended up in hospital following his fruitarian diet.
The star - recently panned for his turn as Steve Jobs in jOBS - explained to USA Today, "I went to the hospital, like, two days before we started shooting the movie. I was, like, doubled over in pain." He was attempting to replicate Jobs' diet, which he adopted to help battle the pancreatic cancer that eventually took his life. "First of all, the fruitarian diet can lead to, like, severe issues," said Kutcher, who could acclimatise himself to the eating pattern without pancreatic issues of his own.
So why, then, is it such a bad idea to eat something generally considered healthy? Unlike the Notting Hill version of fruitarianism in which carrots are 'murdered', the diet Kutcher was following was eating just fruit and nothing else. Gaynor Bussell, a spokesman for the British Dietetic Association has the answers. "It's virtually impossible to get all the nutrients you need," explained Bussell. "You would miss out on essential fatty acids. One of the big ones is B12, and you can get some sort of anaemia if you don't get enough. And deficiencies in calcium, protein and iron would lead to tiredness and lethargy. You would be prone to osteoporosis. The immune function would probably be quite low. We have to have things from all the different food groups for a reason."
The last film to be unveiled at the Sundance Film Festival has been the long-awaited Steve Jobs biopic, jOBS, starring Ashton Kutcher and Kutcher has had a few things to say about his role at the premier last night (Jan 25).
It might suffer from the syndrome of the unoriginal title, but as far as biographies go, this one sounds pretty good. The film spans Steve Jobs’s (Ashton Kutcher) life and career from the founding of Apple in 1970 up until the launch of the first iPod in 2001. At the unveiling of the film, Kutcher gushed about his respect and admiration for Jobs, as well as the challenges he faced with the part.
“It's really scary when everyone has a right to be like a legitimate critic. Because he was very public. There are people here who probably know him way better than I do, who shook his hand, knew him, hung out with him. So that's terrifying. Especially when you're playing somebody that people really admired," said Kutcher, quoted by the Telegraph. The actor also talked about his intense preparation for the demanding role. He explained that he had to watch hours of footage and interviews with the entrepreneur, as well as talk to a number of the late Jobs’s friends, in order to get the tone exactly right.
Continue reading: Steve Jobs Biopic Starring Ashton Kutcher Unveiled At Sundance
Jobs (or jOBS as it is being stylised) staring Ashton Kutcher as Apple Computers co-founder Steve Jobs is to have it's world premiere at the Sundance film festival tonight (Jan 25), and as is the trend nowadays, the first clip of the film has gone viral already, eagerly awaiting what the internet-public have to it's say.
"How can someone know what they want if they've never even seen it?" booms Kutcher in the sneak peak, channeling his inner-Jobs - the man who introduced the world to all manner of things they didn't know they wanted during his time as Apple's head-honcho. How indeed. Well at tonight's premier we may get a little closer to seeing how things really happened and how Jobs and his Apple compatriot Steve Wozniak (Josh Gad) turned the world so Apple-friendly. At least, we'll get an impression of it, but certainly not the truth, as Wozniak has claimed.
After seeing the clip himself, Wozniak told gadget site Gizmondo the scene was "not close" to what really happened, saying, "we never had such interaction." The computer-whizz then went on to seemingly pan Kutcher's portrayal of Jobs, saying, "[The] Personalities are very wrong although mine is closer."
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Charlie Sheen is to be a grandfather after announcing that his 28-year-old daughter Cassandra Estevez is pregnant. The 47-year-old Anger Management star shared the happy news with David Letterman on his Late Show after the host pushed him about "fessing up to a big development" in his life.
"You are going to be, in the next several months...fill in the blanks," teased Letterman. "You are going to be a..." Smiling back, Sheen replied, "Grandfather," to the delight of the audience, adding, "it's fabulous," though suggesting that 'Grandpa' was "not a title I'm ready to adopt." When Letterman asked whether Sheen thought he would make a "good grandfather," the former Two and a Half Men actor quipped, "Yeah, because you can leave the kid!" We don't know about you, but Charlie Sheen seems like a pretty decent guy to have as your grandfather, at least the visits to his house would be mildly entertaining? Cassandra is Sheen's daughter with his high-school girlfriend Paula Speert and in 2010, he walked her down the aisle when she married Casey Huffman in Santa Barbara.
Later in his chat with Letterman, Sheen gave his thoughts on Two and a Half Men - now led by Ashton Kutcher - claiming he'd like to appear in the final episode of the show. We reckon the odds of that happening are slim to none.
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Like his former co-star before him, Angus T Jones' rant against his employers on Two and a Half Men looked to have cost him his job, unlike Charlie Sheen though, Jones may have dodged a bullet and looks likely to reclaim his role as Jake on the popular series.
In an online rant, Jones called the popular sitcom "filth" and "very inappropriate," and unfitting of his newfound religious calling. For a while it looked as though it would be him leaving the show before the producers even had the chance to fire him, however he looks to have held on to his post for a little bit longer, having apologised for his rather unwise words shortly after the derogatory video went viral.
With filming for season 11 getting under way next week, CBS Entertainment President Nina Tassler issued a statement yesterday (Jan 12) seemingly signalling her forgiveness towards Jones, saying: "We move on."
Demi Moore is certainly one for fleeting romances or at least she has been of late.
No more than three months after the divorce papers for her marriage to Ashton Kutcher have been filed, the 51-year-old actress seems to already be well into her second post-divorce relationship. The first one, with art dealer Vito Schnabel, ended abruptly in December at the Art Basel festival in Miami, but Moore is already being linked to a brand new man – this time it is 31-year-old Harry Morton. The pair have reportedly known each other for a few months, after meeting through mutual friends and, if the rumours are to be believed, they are already pretty hot for each other.
"They have been trying to keep it a secret," a source told E!News "It's not a serious thing...but it may develop into something. They have a lot of fun together and have been meeting in secret places in New York and Los Angeles." That wasn’t the best kept of secrets to be sure and apparently the couple finally decided to go public and they did so in style – being photographed arriving for a casual dinner date at South Beverly Grill in Beverly Hills. According to the same source, during the evening the couple looked casual, relaxed and enjoying each other’s company. Afterwards the two retired to Demi’s place, where the paparazzi waited them out, but to no avail. Well, Demi certainly isn’t wasting any time and let’s face it, being a rich, beautiful and single lady in Hollywood probably isn’t hurting her options. It may not be too serious yet, but we’re still keeping our fingers crossed that this one works out for her.
Season 11 of Two and a Half Men looks ready to be commissioned, but will all three of the main cast members be returning? Maybe not, as Angus T Jones' days look numbered on the hit show.
Last year's infamous rant by Jones is still on the minds of the powers that be at CBS, when he accused the show of being nothing more than "filth." This may end up costing Jones his place on the show, which, "filthy" or not, has provided him with a very nice bit of income over the past few years.
CBS boss Nina Tassler has told press that the channel is looking to extend the show for at least one more season, saying: "We have told Warner Bros. we'd like to have an eleventh season and they're equally interested."
Continue reading: Will Angus T Jones Return To Two And A Half Men?
Ashton Kutcher stars in the lead role of the new Steve Jobs biopic and it has been reported the movie will get its premiere on the closing night of the Sundance Festival, before getting a wider cinema release. Steve Jobs is the man who co-founded Apple Inc. and became one of the most revered entrepeneurs in the modern world.
The movie will follow Steve Jobs’ life story, from college dropout, to globally successful businessman. Kutcher plays Jobs, whilst Dermot Mulrone takes the role of Mike Markkula, an investor and the second CEO of Apple. James Woods and Matthew Modine also star in the movie. Tom Ortenberg, the CEO of Open Road, told Hollywood Reporter “jOBS is certain to resonate with audiences, and we are thrilled to partner with Five Star Feature Films to bring this film to theaters. A spokesperson for Five Star added “We set out to find the perfect partners to present jOBS to audiences worldwide, and we feel we have found one with Open Road. They were as impressed as we were with Ashton Kutcher's inspiring and unforgettable performance as Steve Jobs and are excited to distribute the picture in the US.”
Given that Kutcher is better known for more lightweight entertainment such as the sitcom Two and a Half Men and – lest we should forget – the movie Dude Where’s My Car, he seemed to many to be an unlikely choice to play the role of the respected Steve Jobs. The critics, of course, will have their say very soon. The Sundance Festival 2013 takes place between January 17 – 27 in Park City, Utah.
Demi Moore received a nice little package on her doormat this week, though it probably wasn’t the Christmas present she was expecting. More than a year after they separated, Moore and ex-husband Ashton Kutcher will finally separate after the Two and a Half Men star filed papers in Los Angeles County Superior Court yesterday.
Kutcher – who is now dating Mila Kunis – cites irreconcilable differences and is not seeking any spousal support from his ex. The filing comes a couple of weeks after Moore was spotted partying at Miami’s Art Basel, with Lenny Kravitz, among others. The personal drama between Kutcher and his wife began around a year ago, when they announced they were splitting amid allegations that the actor had cheated. “As a woman, a mother and a wife there are certain values and vows that I hold sacred, and it is in this spirit that I have chosen to move forward with my life,” Moore said at the time. Unfortunately for her, moving forward meant visits to hospital and being cut off from her three daughters, Rumer, Scout and Tallulah, according to the New York Daily News.
It could be a pretty rough year for Moore, given that Kutcher has hired the pit-bull divorce attorney Laura Wasser. She has previously handled high net worth dissolutions for the likes of Kim Kardashian, Stevie Wonder, Britney Spears, Christina Aguilera, Mariah Carey and Heidi Klum.
Divorces usually mean families being torn apart, but in the case of Ashton Kutcher and Demi Moore's divorce, the only thing being split is bank accounts, as the pair continue to bicker and draw out their divorce just that little bit longer.
Considering both of them are absolutely loaded, you'd have thought that they would have something else to argue about other than money, but apparently not. According to TMZ, Demi is stalling on the divorce, which took a year to arrive as it is, because she wants a big cash payout from the split.
When she split up from Bruce Willis in the 90's, Demi apparently got one heck of a divorce settlement and this time round she wants something along those same lines, despite the fact that Demi is richer than Ashton by quite some way. Whilst testimonies from differing sources vary, one excuse for the elongation of the divorce process says that Demi is just waiting for the right financial resolution to be settled before she is ready to pull the plug on the marriage. Other sources say that Ashton was waiting for Demi to file proceedings for the divorce, something she never did.
The Premieres section of The Sundance Film festival, which includes 18 films in 2013, historically includes some of the festival's highest-profile projects.
Ashton Kutcher's turn as Steve Jobs in 'Jobs' is one of several projects in the festival's noncompetition section that is headed by a mainstream stars. Festival director John Cooper believes Kutcher's portrayal of the enigmatic Apple founder will resonate with viewers. "Ashton Kutcher's performance I thought was quite remarkable," Cooper said. "It's a very formidable performance by him and it seemed like he really tried to grasp all the nuances of who Steve Jobs was." Since Kutcher's casting in Jobs was revealed in April, interest in the project has steadily grown. The Joshua Michael Stern-directed biopic was written by Matt Whiteley and also features Dermot Mulroney, Josh Gad, Lukas Haas, J.K. Simmons and Matthew Modine.
Other projects feature Scarlett Johansson, Julianne Moore and Joseph Gordon-Levitt, with all three appearing in Don Jon's Addiction. Shia LaBeouf (The Necessary Death of Charlie Countryman) and Amanda Seyfried (Lovelace) also feature. Don Jon's Addiction sees Gordon-Levitt's directorial debut, but the Looper actor also wrote and stars in the film, which is about a self-centered porn-addict attempting to reform his ways. Continuing the rise of music documentaries in the last several years, Foo Fighters' musician Dave Grohl looks at the history of Sound City studios in California, where Grohl's former band Nirvana had recorded their classic 1991 album "Nevermind."
After his online tirade against the show, Angus T Jones looks 'likely' to be given the boot after the current series of Two and a Half Men comes to an end, a number of online sources have said.
To be honest, anyone who publicly disowns their employer, including referring to it as 'filth' and urging people not watch the hit comedy, are more than likely to be given the heave-ho by their employers no matter who they are, and Jones looks likely to be no exception to the rule. VH1 and Zap2It have both reported that Jones could well be on the way out, with other websites even claiming that Miley Cyrus could be replacing the young Christian actor.
Whilst some people are commenting on solely on Jones' outburst against the show, what many people are discussing instead is whether this latest dispute may spell the end of the show. Should Jones be given the boot, it would mark the second star to leave the show, which would frankly make the show look all the more like a sinking ship. With Charlie Sheen gone and Jones on the way, how much of the already dwindling audience are likely to stick around to see Jon Cryer and Sheen's replacement, Ashton Kutcher. Only time well tell whether enough is enough, but we think maybe it is.
Angus T. Jones has somehow talked himself out of a 350k per episode television job. As we reported earlier this week, the Two and a Half Men star taped a video for the Forerunner Christian Church, calling America's most popular sitcom "filth" and urging viewers to stop tuning in. He made a hastily prepared statement half-apologizing for the remarks, though there appeared to be a clear lack of contrition.
We speculated on the whether or not the show could continue with Angus T. Jones still on-board, and it seems as though he and production bosses have made a decision. A source close to the show has confirmed to E! News that Jones plans to complete filming the current season and will most likely not return should CBS order another season (something almost nailed on given the recent acquisition of Ashton Kutcher). It looks as though creator Chuck Lorre is planning to phase out Angus from the plotline and it actually ties in well with the star's current status on the show (he enlisted in the army at the end of season nine). The insider said, "He won't be in every episode.How much they use him will be up to [creator] Chuck Lorre. The intention wasn't ever for him to be in every ep this year anyway. Now it might be less." Jones, Kutcher and Emmy winner Jon Cryer all have contracts through the end of this season though Warner probably intended to sign all three stars up again once CBS picked up the show for season eleven. Should it be renewed, it's "unlikely" Jones were return as a series regular. "You might see him for a few guest spots," said the source.
It would be a pretty sad end for Angus T. Jones, given that he's been a mainstay on the show since the Charlie Sheen days. His old pal reacted to the controversy this week, calling his former employer "cursed". No surprises there then.
Continue reading: Angus T. Jones To Leave 'Two And A Half Men': Is The Show Doomed?
After more than a year apart, Demi Moore still hasn't proceeded with her divorce papers from former love Ashton Kutcher, and according to a number of sources the reason why is because Demi is trying to punish Ashton.
The Inquisitr is but one of the outlets reporting that Demi, playing the role of the woman scorned, is deliberately refusing to further the divorce between herself and Ashton to spite him and his new flame, his former That 70's Show co-star Mila Kunis.
RealityTV Magazine is another who has reported that Demi is being deliberate in her delaying of the divorce, saying that each time the case moves forward, Moore “throws up another objection or demand.”
Continue reading: Demi Moore Divorce Delays Apparently Punishment For Ashton?
It’s been a year since Demi Moore and Ashton Kutcher broke up, and the pair are pretty obviously not getting back together given the nature of the split (Kutcher cheating on the 49 year-old actress with a 22 year-old on their wedding anniversary namely), and also the fact that Kutcher seems somewhat happy with his former That 70’s Show co-star Mila Kunis.
Yet, as many people are starting to become aware, the pair aren’t actually officially divorced. That’s pretty strange if you think about it; Moore, a successful actor throughout three decades of Hollywood, not to mention minted from a previous high profile marriage to Bruce Wilis, certainly doesn’t need to be entering any protracted negotiations with Kutcher about getting money from him – she’s plenty wealthy. So what else could the reason be?
Some are going for a real bunny-boiler approach, suggesting that Moore’s refusal to split is because she’s hoping to lure him back to her – seems unlikely given the heartache he caused. However, the likes The Inquisitr and Reality TV Magazine are offering a far more plausible reason: Moore is acting the woman scorned and so is refusing to get divorced to get back at Kutcher. Again, we’re not entirely sure about this possibility either, but we definitely wouldn’t be surprised given how much the split has clearly affected the actress over the past year.
Ashton Kutcher might be dating his former co-star Mila Kunis, but his estranged wife, Demi Moore (the one he cheated on…) isn’t about to give the guy the quickie divorce he might be hoping for. And frankly, who can blame her? According to RadarOnline, Demi is seriously toying with Ashton’s patience and dragging out divorce proceedings as much as possible. Sadly for Demi, though, it looks as though her behaviour has lost her the support of her children, who have sided with Kutcher in the drama.
A close source reportedly told Radar “Demi has instructed her attorneys to delay negotiations as much as possible. The main issue they have been fighting over has been the division of assets and the monetary settlement, but it's now gotten to the point where Ashton is willing to cave in to all of Demi's demands just to reach a settlement.” It’s understandable that Demi wants to make life tricky for Ashton; she must be mad that he’s managed to move on so quickly but is it really worth her risking her relationship with her kids?
According to the source, “"Rumer, Scout and Tallulah have all remained close to Ashton and they have completely come down on his side. Rumer especially is really annoyed at her mother for dragging things out and thinks she is behaving like a total b*tch.” Ouch. “It’s a classic case of a woman scorned,” said the source and we’re inclined to agree.
Reports are 'rife' this week that Demi Moore has had just about enough of Ashton Kutcher and Mila Kunis' public displays of affection. The new couple have been spotted lunching in Los Angeles and wistfully wandering around Central Park arm-in-arm. Pretty shocking for two whipper snappers in a relationship.
Nevertheless, the good people at - er - People magazine claim Demi Moore hasn't fully recovered from her meltdown that she suffered after Kutcher's cheating scandal last year. She will mark her 50th birthday on November 11, 2012 (she's 21 years older than Kunis) and is reportedly still struggling with weight issues. A source tells the magazine in this week's cover story, "Her friends aren't convinced she's all better," with another friend revealing that she's both "jealous and frustrated" by Ashton's new romance. It begs the question, is Moore really that bothered? Sure she's had a rough year, though she's still got Hollywood credibility (her recent turn in the excellent 'Margin Call' saw Demi back to her best) and no doubt has decent scripts still coming through the post. Ashton just makes bad films. And gets paid millions for a bad television program. Another source maintained the actress was actually doing pretty well, "As hard as it has been, despite the depression of going through a divorce, she came through it."
Moore will next star in the drama 'Very Good Girls', directed by Oscar nominated writer and producer Naomi Foner. The film boasts an intriguing looking cast, comprising of Dakota Fanning, Elizabeth Olsen among others.
Ashton Kutcher has been named TV’s highest paid actor. The Two and a Half Men star may have disgraced himself in the celebrity gossip world, by allegedly cheating on his partner Demi Moore, but in the world of television, he’s still hot property and commands a staggering fee for his appearances in the show.
According to Forbes’ annual survey of the highest paid television actors, Kutcher earned $24 million between May 2011 and May 2012. His predecessor on Two and a Half Men, Charlie Sheen (who left the show in a pretty dramatic fashion after suffering what appeared to be some kind of mental breakdown) did not even make the Top 10. That said, when Sheen was at the top of his game, he out-classed Kutcher significantly, with earnings of $40 million. Sheen wasn’t the only big name star to mysteriously disappear from the Top 10 though. Steve Carell, who proved to be a massive hit on the small screen with the US adaptation of Ricky Gervais’ The Office, also dropped off the list.
Snapping at Kutcher’s heels at the top of the list was Hugh Laurie, who ranked second with $18 million, largely for his role in House. Ray Romano earned an equal amount, and still appears to be raking it in with re-runs of his classic Everybody Loves Raymond comedy. Alec Baldwin’s in next with $15 million, still charming TV audiences with his role in 30 Rock.
Two-and-a-Half Men is the show that forks out the most for its lead actors; last year Charlie Sheen topped Forbes' list of TV's Highest-Paid TV Actors list with $40m and this year its new lead Ashton Kutcher has taken over the prestigious spot, albeit with a decidedly smaller sum of just $26m.
Hugh Laurie for his role in 'House' and Ray Romano, for a now cancelled 'Men of a Certain Age' were runners up to Kutcher, each raking in $18m. We'd all be happy to plum for second place in this race. Aside from Laurie, it was entirely sitcom actors that scored the bigtime in this list, with stars of 30 Rock, Last Man Standing, Men, and The Big Bang Theory - Alec Baldwin, family favourite Tim Allen, Jon Cryer, and Jim Parsons and Alan Galecki, respectively, all managing to make it into the top ten.
However, as much as it's always great to celebrate in the successes of others, for women in the equivalent category, financial success seems to not be quite so easy. Sophia Vergara from Modern Family is this year's female top earner, but at just (ha! just?) $19m, she's lagging behind Kutcher by $7m! Plus, the genres in which these women find their careers is far more varied than men - still including comedy, but also drama, reality and medical dramas all find their way into the list. Desperate Housewives is one show that truly shows women multitasking, and Felicity Huffman and Eva Longoria, two stars of the show, both appear in the top ten. Although men still earn more than women, it seems the ladies can take the prize for versatility.
Esquire market themselves, as "Style and Substance" which is perhaps why their sexiest woman alive for 2012 is Mila Kunis. And Mila Kunis truly embodies that phrase- style and substance.
Known primarily for roles in comedy, Kunis has starred in 'That 70s Show' playing a spoiled teenager, voicing Meg on Family Guy and most recently films such as Forgetting Sarah Marshall and Friends With Benefits, her genuine wit and choice of roles is one marker in many ways that she's more than just a pretty face. She has also taken on far darker roles in The Book of Eli and the instant modern classic, Black Swan.
Kunis has a unique outlook on life, or at least, unique for Hollywood. Her childhood upbringing in the Ukraine, where she lived until the age of 7, and her Ukrainian parents, she feels have a lot to do with how down to earth and centred she is. In an interview with Style Magazine she said "the rules I followed as a kid and as a teenager were that of European parents... [were] very respectful. There was no 'I want'; no slamming doors. There was a line of respect my parents taught me and there is a work ethic that they instilled in me at a very young age." She and her family are all very politically aware and she has been very outspoken in her support of the Democratic party.
Continue reading: Sexiest Woman Alive: Mila Kunis Embodies Style And Substance
Miley Cyrus is shaking off her Hannah Montana image and getting saucy with her forthcoming Two and a Half Men appearance. Miley, 19, landed a guest spot on the popular sitcom and plays the daughter of one of Walden’s mate’s (Walden is played by Ashton Kutcher). With the new Miley Cyrus haircut - a sleek blond bob - it’s clear that Miley is leaving her Disney days behind as MTV have shown her pictured on a bed with Ashton, wearing a skimpy lingerie set, which leaves little to the imagination.
It’s not Ashton that she’s after, in the show though – so Mila Kunis can breathe a sigh of relief. Miley’s character Missi has her sights set on Jake – played by Angus T Jones. Her latest TV appearance seems to be the next step in her campaign to become a sex symbol, rather than a squeaky-clean teen star. Earlier this year, it was reported that she’s working on her new album, which she hopes will be “very adult and sexy and believable.” She’s signed up with Red Light Management, who deal with the likes of Foo Fighters and The Dave Matthews Band, so we’re expecting a rockier image from Cyrus this time round.Miss Cyrus might have to be careful that she doesn’t try to grow up too quickly though. Just last weekend, she was involved in an embarrassing social faux pas, when the Public Enemy rapper Flavor Flav had his photo taken with her, mistakenly thinking that she was Gwen Stefani. Most women would kill to be mistaken for Gwen Stefani, of course, but it’s worth remembering that she’s over twice Miley’s age!
As the countdown to 2012 begins, an executive (Swank) is frazzled about a technical glitch in the iconic Time's Square ball-drop. Meanwhile, a courier (Efron) is trying to help a frumpy secretary (Pfeiffer) achieve her dreams. A chef (Heigl) is catering a glittering event while trying to avoid her rock star ex (Bon Jovi), whose back-up singer (Michele) is stuck in a lift with a lovelorn slacker (Kutcher). A mother (Parker) is worried about her teen daughter (Breslin). And a tuxedoed millionaire (Duhamel) is trying to get to an important event in the city.
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Valentine's Day in Los Angeles brings a series of romantic crises. A flower seller (Kutcher) has proposed to his less-than-keen girlfriend (Alba), then discovers his best friend's (Garner) boyfriend (Dempsey) is married. A phone-sex operator (Hathaway) is afraid to tell her boyfriend (Grace) what she does for a living. An romance-hating publicist (Biel) is helping her client (Dane) manage a media storm. A group of teens (Swift, Lautner, Roberts and Jenkins) are grappling with chastity. And two strangers (Roberts and Cooper) strike up a conversation on a trans-Atlantic flight.
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These movies have an established pattern, and Guardian follows it to the letter. To borrow a phrase from Ron L. Brinkerhoff's soggy screenplay, Guardian swims with the current as it tics off predictable accomplishments en route to a by-the-book conclusion. At times, it's laudable. At times, it's laughable. But nothing prepared me for the sheer atrocity that occurs in the film's final frames.
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You won't find any sort of rabblerousing or sense of time in Emilio Estevez's Bobby, his account of the people that were in attendance when Robert F. Kennedy was shot and killed in Los Angeles' Ambassador Hotel. Estevez tosses together close to two dozen major characters and storylines along with footage of RFK campaigning against racism, America's poverty, and unlawful McCarthy tactics. The stories run the gamut from a young couple (Elijah Wood and Lindsay Lohan) getting hitched to keep the groom out of the war to an alcoholic diva (Demi Moore) and her forgotten husband (Estevez himself) to a philandering hotel manager (William H. Macy) who must keep his affair with a switchboard operator (Heather Graham) from his wife (Sharon Stone) and from an infuriated ex-employee (Christian Slater). There's also a pack of poll campaigners (Nick Cannon, Joshua Jackson, Shia Labeouf, and Brian Geraghty) who must deal with an acid freak out facilitated by a hippie (Ashton Kutcher), a pushy Czech journalist (Svetlana Metkina), and a flirty waitress at the hotel restaurant (Mary Elizabeth Winstead). Sounds like the makings of an ensemble comedy, no?
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These movies have an established pattern, and Guardian follows it to the letter. To borrow a phrase from Ron L. Brinkerhoff's soggy screenplay, Guardian swims with the current as it tics off predictable accomplishments en route to a by-the-book conclusion. At times, it's laudable. At times, it's laughable. But nothing prepared me for the sheer atrocity that occurs in the film's final frames.
Continue reading: The Guardian Review
In Spike Jonze and Charlie Kaufman's ingeniously idiosyncratic showbiz semi-farce "Adaptation" there is a running gag about a typically bogus Hollywood-thriller screenplay called "The 3," in which a preposterous, nonsensical twist ending reveals the three main characters to be different personalities in a schizophrenic's mind.
In this week's "The Butterfly Effect," a superficially chilling high-concept horror movie full of paradox-packed time-loop contortions, the entire plot depends on just such cursory twists, none of which stand up to much intellectual scrutiny.
Stoner-comedy staple Ashton Kutcher -- who, like a young Keanu Reeves, is hard to take seriously in any non-stoner role -- stars as Evan Treborn, a double-psychology major (snicker, snicker) working on an memory assimilation thesis inspired by blackouts he suffered as a child during several traumatic events.
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With Ashton Kutcher and Brittany Murphy ending their relationship, friends of the couple explain what happened and why the relationship failed.
Ashton Kutcher's friends have explained why he decided to end his relationship with Brittany Murphy. Apparently, after meeting her on the set of 'Just Married', Kutcher wanted to return to the simple life of a bachelor.
Kutcher and Murphy shocked everyone when they ended their relationship after only seven months. This was apparently due to a difference in opinions and ideals, as they both realised that they had different sets of values, stated their mutual friends. One friend of Kutcher said that "He wants to go and have fun without a girlfriend. He's wanted out for a long time.
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