“Whereas we’re witnessing the bravery of Ukrainians, we’re additionally bearing witness to the unimaginable burden of those that have chosen security,” the Two and a Half Males alum, 44, captioned an Instagram video on Thursday, March 3. “By GoFundMe, this fundraiser will present a direct impression on refugee and humanitarian support efforts.”
Kutcher sat beside his spouse, 38, within the accompanying clip as she spoke about her upbringing. “I used to be born in Chernivtsi, Ukraine, in 1983. I got here to America in 1991 and I’ve at all times thought-about myself an American. A proud American,” Kunis stated. “I like the whole lot that this nation has achieved for myself and my household. However in the present day, I’ve by no means been extra proud to be a Ukrainian.”
The No Strings Hooked up actor chimed in, “And I’ve by no means been extra proud to be married to a Ukrainian.”
Kunis went on to deal with the “devastating” information popping out of Europe over the previous few weeks following Russia’s invasion of her native nation. “There is no such thing as a place on this world for this type of unjust assault on humanity,” she continued.
The previous That ’70s Show costars, who tied the knot in 2015, introduced that they intend to match donations made to a GoFundMe launched to help refugee support and other humanitarian efforts in Ukraine. They’re aiming to lift a complete of $30 million and pledged to match as much as $3 million to profit Flexport and AirBnB, two organizations which are aiding in offering housing and provides to those that have fled to security in Poland, Romania, Hungary, Slovakia and Moldova.
“The individuals of Ukraine are robust and courageous, however being robust and courageous doesn’t imply you’re undeserving of help,” Kunis concluded.
Final month, Kutcher made a public statement in help of the Spy Who Dumped Me actress and different Ukrainians, tweeting on February 24, “I stand with Ukraine.”
“It was trippy,” she informed Internet-a-porter.com in November 2017. “There’s part of you that desires to really feel one thing in the direction of [the place]. I had nothing. We landed and Ashton was like, ‘No?’ [and I was like], ‘Yeah, nothing. I acquired nothing for you, babe.’”
Kunis continued: “We went to our home and I knocked on the door as a result of we actually needed to look inside. And [the new owner] was like, ‘No!’ She didn’t care. I stated, ‘I used to reside right here once I was little, my mother and father are right here [with me].’ She wouldn’t even open the door. The entire expertise was very humbling.”