Mila Kunis Asked Ashton Kutcher To Sell His Space Ticket, And The Reason Why Is Extremely Understandable

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Space is kiiiind of a big deal these days.

I mean, just today, *sings in Bo Burnham voice* Jeffrey, Jeffrey Bezos did a little space fly-by on his company Blue Origin's NS-16 rocket alongside his brother Mark, pilot and Mercury 13 candidate Wally Funk, and Dutch student Oliver Daemen.

I mean, just today, *sings in Bo Burnham voice* Jeffrey, Jeffrey Bezos did a little space fly-by on his company Blue Origin's NS-16 rocket alongside his brother Mark, pilot and Mercury 13 candidate Wally Funk, and Dutch student Oliver Daemen.

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And then there's Virgin founder Richard Branson, who recently took a suborbital trip on Virgin Galactic’s space plane, which made him the first billionaire to leave Earth on his own spacecraft.

Richard Branson
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Anyway, Ashton Kutcher told a story recently about how he'd actually bought a space travel ticket for one of Virgin Galactic's flights all the way back in 2012.

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But! That was before he married Mila Kunis.

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Speaking to Cheddar News, Ashton talked about how Mila ultimately urged him to sell his ticket, saying, "When I got married and had kids, my wife basically encouraged [me] that it was not a smart family decision to be heading into space when we have young children."

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"I was supposed to be on the next flight," he revealed. "I will not be on the next flight, but at some point, I'm going to space."

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If you must, Ashton. If you must!

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