Ashton Kutcher and Mila Kunis: A Controversial Apology

The Apology That Stirred Debate

Ashton Kutcher and Mila Kunis issued a heartfelt apology on Saturday for the character letters they had penned in support of their fellow "That '70s Show" actor, Danny Masterson, before he was sentenced for rape this week.

Danny Masterson's 30-Year to Life Sentence

The Los Angeles judge had recently sentenced Masterson to 30 years to life in prison for the rape of two women back in 2003.

A Heartfelt Message on Social Medi

In an Instagram video, Kutcher and Kunis expressed regret for any pain their letters may have caused, especially since the contents were made public on Friday.

Character Letters: A Double-Edged Sword

Kunis, in her letter to Judge Olmedo, referred to Masterson as "an outstanding role model and friend" and an "exceptional older brother figure."

Ashton Kutcher's Character Reference

Ashton Kutcher's character reference, dated July 27, 2023, described Masterson as a man who consistently treated people "with decency, equality, and generosity.

Mila Kunis' Sentiments About Masterson

During Masterson's sentencing, Los Angeles Superior Court Judge Charlaine F Olmedo heard statements from the victims and appeals for fairness from defense attorneys.

That '70s Show Reunion and Its Aftermath

Both rapes occurred in Masterson's Hollywood residence in 2003, during the peak of his fame on the Fox network sitcom "That '70s Show." 

Empathy for the Victims

She concluded by saying, "Our heart goes out to every single person who's ever been a victim of sexual assault, sexual abuse, or rape."

Empathy Reflecting on Celebrity Responsibilityfor the Victims

This story sheds light on the complex dynamics surrounding celebrity support and raises questions about the responsibility that comes with speaking up for fellow actors in high-profile cases.