Mila Kunis isn’t on-screen quite as much as she used to be. Obviously, caring for her toddler while pregnant with a second child can preclude a woman from hellish ballerina diets for a little while. But motherhood has not stopped the Black Swan actress from pitching Jim Beam (seemingly in slots that only seem to air during SportsCenter commercial breaks)—or from making movies.
In the run-up to the release of Bad Moms, a Kunis vehicle penned by the writers of The Hangover in theaters July 29, the actress gave a wide-ranging interview with Glamour magazine, in which she talked about everything from her relationship with her husband Ashton Kutcher, to Game of Thrones. And, of course, she shared her thoughts on DJ Donny J, aka Lil’ Handzy, aka The Presumptive Republican Nominee, aka Donald John Trump. And well, let’s just say Kunis is not quite a fan.
In a response to a question about Trump’s ability to stoke “anti-Mexican-immigrant and anti-Muslim-immigrant fears,” Kunis said:
[My family] came here on a religious-refugee visa, and I’m not going to blow this country up. I’m clearly paying taxes. I’m not taking anything away. So the fact that people look at what’s happening and are like, “Pfft, they’re going to blow shit up”? It saddens me how much fear we’ve instilled in ourselves.
Kunis’s family emigrated to America after the anti-Semitic atmosphere of the former USSR proved too much for her parents to handle. They saw “no future” there, according to Kunis, so they fled to Los Angeles, not speaking a word of English. But that was far from the end of their struggles.
My parents went through hell and back. They came to America with suitcases and a family of seven and $250, and that’s it. My parents, for years, worked full-time and went to college full-time. They would go to night school to learn English. My mom started working at Thrifty in Culver City as a box lady. That’s what she did until she learned English; then she became a cashier. My dad worked—f–k if I know—seven jobs?…But growing up poor, I never missed out on anything. My parents did a beautiful job of not making me feel like I was lesser than any other kids.
And yet seven years after settling down, Kunis, an American gem, was cast in That ‘70’s Show.
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