Kathy Griffin on Mila Kunis, Ashton Kutcher’s Danny Masterson Support


Ashton Kutcher and Mila Kunis
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Kathy Griffin slammed Mila Kunis and Ashton Kutcher for writing letters of help for Danny Masterson earlier than his sentencing on Thursday, September 7.

“The notion that this man was additionally convicted of drugging these ladies … you already know, that’s such severe stuff that I don’t actually care that once they have been engaged on That ‘70s Present he was, like, man to work with and he labored actively to maintain individuals off medicine as a result of he’s a Scientologist,” Griffin, 62, claimed through a TikTok video on Sunday, September 10.

Griffin then opened up about her late brother, Ken, who was an alleged “pedophile,” sharing how “she tried to get him caught” regardless of him being a member of her household.

“Now this was my brother, so I don’t wish to hear about Ashton and Mila and Giovanni Ribisi and people who really feel like they needed to stick up for Danny Masterson as a result of he was their buddy. He was my very own brother,” she argued, including that she known as the police on Ken which prompted a “big rift” inside her household. “The issue in getting a conviction in SA circumstances, the bar is so excessive that I have a tendency to completely imagine the victims when there’s even a trial. … Blood was not thicker than water in my case and if you already know that any individual is committing SA, it’s best to do one thing if you happen to can. … Consider the victims.”

Kathy Griffin Weighs In On Mila Kunis and Ashton Kutchers Letters of Support for Danny Masterson

Ashton Kutcher and his spouse Mila Kunis arrive for the ninth Breakthrough Prize awards ceremony on the Academy Museum of Movement Footage in Los Angeles, April 15, 2023.
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Masterson, 47, was initially accused of sexual assault in March 2017 when a number of ladies got here ahead alleging that the actor had raped them within the early 2000s. In June 2020, the actor, who pled not responsible, was charged with three counts of rape and launched on a $3.3 million bail. Following a mistrial in November 2022, Masterson’s retrial started in April. He was discovered responsible in Could and 4 months later was sentenced to 30 years to life in jail on September 7 after being convicted of two counts of forcible rape throughout his sexual assault retrial.

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A number of of Masterson’s family and friends supported him amid his retrial together with his former costars Kunis, 40, and Kutcher, 45.

“As a buddy, Danny has been nothing however a constructive affect on me,” Kutcher wrote in his letter of help, obtained by The Underground Bunker on Friday, September 8. “Over [a] 25-year relationship I don’t ever recall him mendacity to me. He’s taught me about being direct and confronting points in life and relationships head-on, resolving them, and shifting ahead.”

Kunis, for her half, wrote her personal letter of help for Masterson. “Danny has confirmed to be an incredible buddy, confidant, and, above all, an excellent older brother determine to me,” she claimed. He has had a transformative influence on my life, instilling in me a way of self-belief and inspiring me to purpose for greatness, however all whereas sustaining a way of humility.”

Following the letters being publicly launched, Kutcher and Kunis defined why they selected to indicate help for Masterson.

“We’re conscious of the ache that has been brought on by the character letters that we wrote on behalf of Danny Masterson,” Kutcher stated alongside his spouse in a video shared through Instagram on Saturday, September 9. “We help victims. We’ve executed this traditionally by way of our work and we are going to proceed to take action sooner or later.”

Kutcher continued by sharing that it was Masterson’s household who initially reached out asking them to put in writing the letters. Kunis, for her half, admitted that their messages “weren’t written to query the legitimacy of the judicial system or the validity of the jury’s ruling.”

“They have been supposed for the decide to learn and to not undermine the testimony of the victims or re-traumatize them in any means,” Kutcher stated. “We might by no means wish to do this, and we’re sorry if that has taken place. Our coronary heart goes out to each single one that’s ever been a sufferer of sexual assault, sexual abuse or rape.”