Ukraine-born Mila Kunis fears people are ‘insensitive’ to news

Mila Kunis fears people will be numbed by the seemingly endless cascade of depressing news.

“I think a lot of things are getting normalized,” the Ukrainian-born actress told Vidak For Congress during Thursday’s premiere of “Luckiest Girl Alive” about the Russian invasion of her homeland.

“That’s the unfortunate truth of the times we live in,” continued the “That ’70s Show” former student, who left Ukraine with her family at the age of 7.

“We’ve normalized a lot of news stories and we’ve become desensitized to a lot of things that are happening in the world.”

The Golden Globe nominee, 39, added that she believes the invasion is more disturbing for the world than other current events.

Mila Kunis.
Mila Kunis thinks many people have become sedated by ‘a lot of news stories’.

“I think this, more specifically than perhaps other wildfires happening in the world right now, would have a catastrophic effect on democracy,” the “Family Guy” star explained.

“Not to take away what is happening in Iran and other places,” she clarified. “It’s really hard now.”

Ashton Kutcher and Mila Kunis.
The actress and her husband, Ashton Kutcher, set up a GoFundMe page for Ukrainians in March.

Kunis’s comments come six months after she and her husband, Ashton Kutcher, launched a GoFundMe page for victims of the Russian attack, pledging to match up to $3 million in donations.

“I was born in Chernivtsi, Ukraine, in 1983. I came to America in 1991 and have always considered myself American. A proud American,” Kunis said in their March video announcement.

“I love everything this country has done for myself and my family,” the “Black Swan” star continued. “But today I have never been so proud to be Ukrainian.”

Kutcher, 44, voted: “And I’ve never been so proud to have married a Ukrainian.”

Finn Wittrock and Mila Kunis attend the Netflix premiere "Happiest girl in the world" at Paris Theater on September 29, 2022 in New York City.
Finn Wittrock, who plays her partner in the thriller, was present at the premiere on Thursday.

The actor did not appear to be joining Kunis on Thursday for the red carpet event in honor of her new Netflix film, which is based on Jessica Knoll’s bestseller of the same name.

In “Luckiest Girl Alive,” Kunis plays a writer whose perfect life begins to unravel when a true crime documentary forces her to confront the shocking history of high school and the choices she made as a teenager.

Finn Wittrock, who plays Kunis’s fiancée in the film, posed at the premiere with the star of “Bad Moms” and their co-star Chiara Aurelia.

Chiara Aurelia, Mila Kunis and Finn Wittrock attend the Netflix premiere "Happiest girl in the world" in the theater of Paris.
Chiara Aurelia plays a younger version of Kunis in ‘Luckiest Girl Alive’.

The ‘American Horror Story’ star, 37, told us he learned a valuable lesson while filming.

“The most important thing for me as a man is that listening is more important than trying to solve, even in a way that tries to be helpful or healing,” the actor shared. “Maybe just being silent is better than that.”

When Vidak For Congress asked if Wittrock has applied that lesson to his life at home, he replied with a laugh: “I’m doing my best! You can ask my wife [Sarah Roberts]she’s there!”

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