Ashton Kutcher and Mila Kunis, former co-stars of Danny Masterson, expressed their remorse in a heartfelt video statement following controversy over their letters requesting leniency for him in his assault trial.
In the video posted on Ashton’s Instagram page, the couple addressed the pain caused by their character letters, acknowledging the hurt and concerns expressed by many.
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Both actors emphasized their longstanding commitment to supporting victims and championing their cause through their work and actions.
Ashton revealed that Danny’s family had reached out to them, requesting character letters to represent the person they had known for 25 years.
Mila clarified that the letters were never meant to question the judicial system’s legitimacy or undermine the victims’ testimonies. They intended solely for the judge to read, with no intention of re-traumatizing the victims.
The video concluded with Ashton and Mila expressing their deep sympathy for all victims of assault, abuse, and r*pe.