‘That ’70s Show’: Ashton Kutcher Thought Kissing ‘Little Sister’ Mila Kunis Was Awkward

by Jeremy Spirogis
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Young actors are hardly ever the identical age as the teenager characters they play in tv exhibits. In truth, they’re usually a lot older than their characters. Shows like 90210, 13 Reason Why, and Riverdale all had actors who have been of their 20s whereas enjoying highschool children on the collection. 

The hilarious comedy That 70s Show was no exception to this rule, with most of its solid being about 5 years older than they have been alleged to be. There was one actress on the present, nevertheless, who truly performed a personality her personal age. Ironically, that made issues a bit bizarre for one in every of her co-stars.

‘That 70s Show’ featured ‘dumb-ass’ teenagers in suburban Wisconsin

That 70's Show cast
THAT ’70S SHOW: Top row L-R: Wilmer Valderrama,
Ashton Kutcher, Danny Masterson, Topher Grace, Laura Prepon. Center L-R: Don Stark, Tanya Roberts, Mila Kunis, Lisa Robin Kelly, Debra Jo Rupp, Kurtwood Smith.©1999 FOX BROADCASTING COMPANY

That 70s Show was successful with each teenagers and adults. The collection began within the late 90s and ran for eight seasons on FOX. Eric Foreman and his buddies (in addition to his mother and father) introduced a number of raunchy laughs to households throughout America. 

The present centered round Eric Foreman and his goofy, pot-smoking mates, with most of the episodes going down within the basement of his suburban dwelling. Eric’s girlfriend, Donna, lives subsequent door, and likes to share her feminist views with anybody and everybody. His longtime friend, Kelso, isn’t the sharpest device within the shed. Kelso’s girlfriend, the snobbish Jackie, usually takes benefit of his sluggish wits. 

Eric’s mates Steven and Fez spherical out the group. Steven is cynical and crass, whereas the overseas Fez is normally obsessing over a woman (or lots of them). Although the children are hilarious, the mother and father actually shine on this sitcom. Red and Kitty Foreman present most of the gut-busting laughs all through the collection, and Red’s trademark “dumb-ass” feedback are delivered with absolute perfection. 

Two of the present’s stars ended up married

Mila Kunis in 'That '70s Show'Mila Kunis in 'That '70s Show'
Mila Kunis in ‘That ’70s Show’ | Fox

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Ashton Kutcher and Mila Kunis, who performed lovebirds Kelso and Jackie, ended up taking their on-screen romance into actual life. It didn’t occur straight away, although–in reality, it took 14 years for the 2 to finish up collectively!

The two met in 1998 on the set of That 70s Show, and have become good mates by the point the present ended. Their relationship was strictly platonic, nevertheless, as Kunis was in a long-term relationship with Macaulay Culkin and Kutcher married Demi Moore. In 2011, Kunis broke it off with Culkin, and Moore and Kutcher determined to separate.

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In 2012, Kunis and Kutcher bumped into one another on the Golden Globe Awards, and Kunis was immediately smitten. Kutcher ended up inviting her to his housewarming occasion, the place the 2 shared their first off-screen kiss. They tried to maintain their relationship super-casual, with none dedication, however the two have been so caught up in each other that the informal factor simply didn’t pan out. 

Kutcher requested Kunis to maneuver in with him a number of months later. By the tip of 2012, Kutcher had filed for divorce from Moore. A little bit over a yr later, Kutcher proposed to Kunis, and the 2 have been married in July of 2015. They’ve been fortunately married since, and have two youngsters, Wyatt and Dmitri. 

Ashton Kutcher was uncomfortable together with his on-screen kisses with Mila Kunis

Ashton Kutcher laughs with his wife, actor Mila KunisAshton Kutcher laughs with his wife, actor Mila Kunis
Ashton Kutcher laughs together with his spouse, actor Mila Kunis | Nhat V. Meyer/Bay Area News Group

When Kunis auditioned for That 70s Show, she was solely 14 years outdated. She knew being underage would stop her from getting the half, so she lied and mentioned she was “gonna be 18.” Technically, the actress was going to be 18 sometime–simply not anytime quickly. 

When the producers came upon how outdated she was, she had already auditioned and stolen the present. When she learn the script and realized her first kiss could be with Kutcher, she was nervous. She was nervous as a result of she thought Kutcher was cute and had a crush on him, however he was uncomfortable for a very completely different purpose. 

Kutcher says Kunis was like his little sister. He was 19 on the time and felt actually bizarre about kissing a 14-year-old. The two have been good mates, and he would drive her dwelling from set and assist her with chemistry homework. Their relationship was extra like that of siblings, which made issues fairly unusual for Kutcher. 

“It was really weird,” he mentioned of kissing Kunis on the present. “I was like, ‘Isn’t this illegal? Like, am I allowed?’ … It was really awkward, cause I’m like a 19-year-old kid … She was 14! She was like my little sister.” Kutcher mentioned on The Howard Stern Show in 2017. “I wanted to make sure she was okay.”

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