I Don’t Have to Defend Reese Witherspoon Friendship

Ashton Kutcher Says He Doesn't Have to Defend Friendship With Reese Witherspoon After Viral Red Carpet Pics

Reese Witherspoon and Ashton Kutcher attend the premiere of ‘Your Place or Mine’ on February 2, 2023 in Los Angeles, California.
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It appears Ashton Kutcher felt like he couldn’t win on the purple carpet with Reese Witherspoon.

The actor, 45, addressed the viral snaps from the Your Place or Mine press tour, revealing spouse Mila Kunis referred to as them out too.

“My spouse referred to as me. She texted me and Reese collectively. She’s like, ‘Guys, you gotta, like, act such as you one another.’ And I’m like, ‘What’s occurring?’ Right here’s the factor: If I put my arm round her and was, like, all pleasant along with her, I’d be having an affair along with her — the rumor could be that I’m having an affair along with her,” Kutcher stated in a clip from his upcoming Wednesday, February 8, look on the “Chicks within the Workplace” podcast. “If I stand subsequent to her, I put my arms in my pockets so there’s no probability that, like, that may very well be the rumor — the rumor is we don’t like one another. Reese and I are actually good pals. We’re actually shut. I don’t should defend that. I don’t should defend it.”

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Reese Witherspoon and Ashton Kutcher attend the premiere of ‘Your Place or Mine’ on February 2, 2023 in Los Angeles, California.
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Kutcher and Witherspoon, 46, made waves on social media for seemingly holding a distance at a photograph name over the weekend.

“I can’t hear very properly. I’m laborious of listening to in a single ear and I can solely hear within the different,” the That ‘70s Present alum continued. “I don’t know who’s yelling my title, however I do know there’s lots of people yelling, ‘Reese! Ashton! Over right here! Take a look at this one! Over right here!’ At a sure level you’re trying you’re like, ‘God, that is actually one thing. OK, which one? Take a look at the digital camera. Bought it. OK, are we accomplished? Superior.’ For, like, 20 minutes.”

Kutcher concluded: “In the event you’re gonna inform me in that complete 20-minute interval, at one level, you’re not going to have an ungainly face, then you definately’re higher than I’m. And I’m cool with that.”

Witherspoon, for her half, spoke about Kunis’ response to the pics on Monday, February 6.

“She even emailed us final night time. She goes, ‘You guys look so awkward on the purple carpet collectively,’” the Legally Blonde star stated on As we speak With Hoda & Jenna on Monday. “He’s so skilled. He’s the funniest man. I imply, such a goofball. We had a lot enjoyable, and each time he’d put on a humorous outfit, I’d textual content Mila. I’d be like, ‘What’s he sporting?’”

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Ashton Kutcher and Reese Witherspoon attend a photograph name for “Your Place Or Mine”, on the 4 Seasons Resort on January 30, 2023 in Los Angeles, California.
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The actress referred to Kunis as a “girlfriend” who she’s “beloved for therefore lengthy.” Witherspoon subsequently needed to “be taught to be pals” with Kutcher on the set of the rom-com.

“I used to be like, ‘These are my canine. These are my youngsters.’ My youngsters would tease him about his soccer staff,” she defined.

Witherspoon shares daughter Ava, 23, and son Deacon, 19, with ex-husband Ryan Phillippe and son Tennessee, 10, with husband Jim Toth. Kutcher and Kunis, in the meantime, wed in 2015 and are the mother and father of daughter Wyatt, 8, and son Dimitri, 6.

“Actually, I believe I had extra enjoyable capturing this film than I ever had,” Kutcher gushed to Selection earlier this month. “It was genuinely a selection. I didn’t must do it. I didn’t should do it. It wasn’t like a career-building block. It was like, ‘I need to do that.’”

He went on to name Witherspoon a “real film star.”

“She’s such a film star. It was so great and enjoyable and humorous and light-weight,” Kutcher stated. “There was by no means a darkish day. There was by no means a day that the whole lot went fallacious. I received spoiled.”