Mila Kunis Shares Thoughts on Jackie, Kelso on ‘That ’90s Show’


Mila Kunis and Ashton Kutcher in ‘That ’70s Show.’
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Good and bad news are both for Jackie and Kelso smugglers. While Mila KunisAnd Ashton KutcherAre preparing to return home to their That ‘70s Show roots for the revival, but there was one plot hole which left them confused.

“My husband and I are together in [the new show], which is weird ‘cause we shouldn’t have been,” the Ukraine native, 39, told Access Hollywood on Monday, September 25, “You know what, I called B.S. I was like, ‘My character would be with Fez.’ I think that I ended up with Wilmer [Valderrama]‘s character.”

Kunis rose to fame playing Jackie Burkhart — opposite the 44-year-old Iowa native’s Michael Kelso — on the FOX series upon its 1999 premiere. That 70’s Show — created by Mark Brazill, Bonnie TurnerAnd Terry Turner — followed a group of teenagers coming of age in the Wisconsin suburbs during the 1970s. Laura Prepon, Topher Grace, Valderrama, 42, Danny Masterson, Debra Jo Rupp and Kurtwood Smith also starred.

Within the show, Jackie had a longstanding relationship with Kelso before they eventually parted ways ahead of the series’ final seasons. While Jackie went on to date Masterson’s HydeAnd Valderrama’s Fez, the Jobs star’s character found love with Brooke (Shannon ElizabethBefore they moved to Chicago after having a baby girl,

“I [asked Ashton], ‘Why are you and I together?’” the Black Swan Monday, the actress was added. “And also, he was married when ’70s ended, to Shannon Elizabeth’s character, I think.”

Kunis, Kutcher, as well as most of their former costars, are expected to return in the reboot, titled That ‘90s Show.

“Now we’re like 20 years — no, 16 years later, whatever it is, and now we’re married with a kid. And I was like, ‘I don’t know about this one,’” the Luckiest Girl Alive star quipped to the outlet, noting the spinoff is “very” cute. “Anyone who has ever watched or loved That ’70s Show will be really happy with it.”

Mila Kunis Thinks It's 'B.S.' That Her and Ashton Kutcher's Characters Are Still Together on 'That '90s Show'

Mila Kunis and Ashton Kutcher in ‘That ’70s Show.’
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Jackie and Kelso live happily together That ‘90s Show, Kunis and Kutcher didn’t spark a real-life romance until several years after the 2005 series finale of That ‘70s Show.

“I did a movie called Friends with Benefits. [Ashton]A movie very similar to this was made: No Strings Attached,” the Bad Moms star recalled during a July 2018 appearance on the “WTF” podcast. “We lived our movies out, where we were like, ‘Let’s just hook up. Let’s have fun. We’re both single. We both trust one another. Everything’s great.’ None of us wanted tension. OK, great. We dated for three months. And just like our movies, one of us caught feelings.”

Kunis and The Ranch alum eventually wed in July 2015 before welcoming daughter Wyatt in October 2014 and son Dimitri in November 2016.

In addition to raising their brood in Los Angeles, the couple signed on for a brief cameo on Netflix’s revival of the comedy. That ‘90s Show follows Rupp, 71, and Smith, 78, in their roles as Eric’s parents: Kitty and Red Forman, respectively. Kitty (prepon) and Red (Prepon), are given the task of looking after Grace, Eric’s teenage daughter, during her summer vacation at Point Place.

“It’s so fun. It’s all the same sets,” the Orange is the New Black Exclusively told by alum (42), Us Weekly in June. “When I first went there, I cried. I’m just like, ‘The nostalgia is so strong and it was such an incredible time in my life.’ I can’t wait for people to see it. I think they’re really, really gonna get a kick out of it.”