Ashton Kutcher revealed how the mass capturing on the Borderline bar in Thousand Oaks, Calif. on Thursday personally affected him.
The previous “That is 70’s Present” actor, who’s married to actress Mila Kunis, defined on Twitter how he was impacted by the capturing, which took the lives of a minimum of 12 individuals.
“My spouse threw me a party this 12 months on the Borderline,” Kutcher wore in a tweet. “Solely motive we’re alive is the shooter selected a unique night time. My coronary heart goes out to the victims.”
The actor additionally tweeted about advocating for stricter gun legal guidelines. He wrote, “I’ll say it once more… Gun Reform now! Politicians must cease standing behind the greenback and Defend the individuals!”
However Kutcher did not cease there. In a separate tweet, the 40-year-old went on to tag Ivanka Trump telling her that her brother-in-law attended Kutcher’s celebration.
“your brother in legislation was at that party. He may have simply as simply been a sufferer. You go to synagogues you may be a sufferer! Speak to your dad! Plead together with your dad! Let this be your legacy! Gun Reform now!”
The actor was seemingly referring to Joshua Kushner, the brother of Ivanka’s husband Jared.
Kutcher additionally clarified that as somebody who grew up looking, and as soon as labored in a gun membership, he isn’t advocating to take individuals’s weapons away, however he’s asking for stricter gun legal guidelines. He then added that the concept of arming extra individuals to guard individuals made no sense.
“The BS rhetoric round arming extra individuals to guard others is simply that, BS! Armed individuals bought killed final night time! Gun Reform now!!!”
Along with calling for gun reform, the actor additionally determined to make use of his platform to advocate for extra psychological well being help and consciousness.
“This isn’t an both/or it’s a each! Assist psychological well being initiatives & help Gun Reform Now!!” he wrote. “My buddy gave me a gun as a present within 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.”