Ashton Kutcher has been extraordinarily affected by this week’s tragic taking pictures at the Borderline bar in Thousand Oaks, California. The taking pictures took the lives of a minimum of 12 individuals, together with Sheriff’s Sgt. Ron Helus.
The 40-year-old actor took to Twitter on Thursday to elucidate why this specific incident hits so near house.
“My wife threw me a birthday party this year at the Borderline,” Kutcher said of his wife, Mila Kunis. “Only purpose we’re alive is the shooter selected a distinct evening. My coronary heart goes out to the victims. I’ll say it once more… Gun Reform now! Politicians must cease standing behind the greenback and Protect the individuals!”
He went on to attraction to President Donald Trump’s daughter, Ivanka Trump, writing, “@IvankaTrump, your brother-in-law was at that birthday celebration. He might have simply as simply been a sufferer. You go to synagogues, you could possibly be a sufferer! Talk to your dad! Plead along with your dad! Let this be your legacy! Gun Reform now!”
Ivanka is married to Jared Kushner, the brother of Joshua Kushner, who just lately married mannequin Karlie Kloss. His tweet can also be referencing the taking pictures at a Pittsburgh synagogue final month.
Kutcher went on to notice that he grew up looking and round weapons, saying he labored at a gun membership, and that he doesn’t need to take individuals’s weapons away.
“The BS rhetoric round arming extra individuals to guard others is simply that, BS! Armed individuals received killed final evening! Gun Reform now!!!” he wrote.
The actor additionally fended off requires merely specializing in psychological well being in America.
“This isn’t an either/or it’s a both! Support mental health initiatives & support Gun Reform Now!!” he wrote. “My buddy gave me a gun as a present in the parking zone of the borderline on my birthday. I’ve by no means shot it. I don’t suppose I ever will. [Love] to the households of the misplaced. Change is coming.”
Kutcher’s voice echoes that of many different celebrities who spoke out in the wake of Wednesday evening’s taking pictures. For extra, watch the clip under: