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Mila Kunis And Ashton Kutcher Didn't Stand For Will Smith At The Oscars, And Mila Explained Why

"Not standing, to me, was a no-brainer."

As we all know by now, Will Smith slapped Chris Rock at the 2022 Oscars after he made a joke about Jada Pinkett Smith looking like "G.I. Jane."

will slapping chris on stage

Then, Will won the Oscar for his portrayal of Venus and Serena's father, Richard Williams, in King Richard. He received a standing ovation by almost everyone.

closeup of will

But not from actors Mila Kunis and Ashton Kutcher, who were at the ceremony. Mila explained why in an interview with C magazine.

"The idea of leading by example only makes sense when you actually have someone to lead," Mila said.

closeup of the couple at the awards ceremony

"We have our tiny little tribe here at home, and never once do I want to tell them to do something if I'm not willing to do it myself," she continued.

the couple on the red carpet

"Not standing up, to me, was a no-brainer, but what was shocking to me was how many people did stand up," she added.

Will walking to the stage as people stand up around him

"I thought, 'Wow, what a time we're living in that rather than do what's right, people focus on doing what looks good.'"

mila and ashton in the audience sitting down

"It's insane to me," she concluded.

closeup of Mila

What do y'all think of Mila's comments? Let me know in the comments below!

And you can read Mila's full interview here.