There’s only a handful of celebrity couples who have dominated the early beginnings, and one of them just so happens to be Ashton Kutcher and Demi Moore.
The two A-listers began dating in 2003 and exchanged “I Do’s” two years later. All got the shock of their lives when they announced they were quitting in 2011 after six years of marriage. “It is with great sadness and a heavy heart that I have decided to end my six-year marriage to Ashton,” she said in a statement, per E! News. “As a woman, mother and wife, there are certain values and vows that are sacred to me, and in that spirit I have chosen to move forward with my life.”
In her book Inside Out, Moore revealed that bringing outsiders into their relationship led to their downfall. “I wanted to show him how awesome and funny I can be,” Moore wrote of a threesome with Kutcher, calling the decision a “mistake” (via Us Weekly). There were also reports at the time that the “That 70’s Show” actor had cheated on her, and Moore revealed that Kutcher was trying to “shift the blame from the threesomes” they were having. “Because we brought a third party into our relationship, Ashton said, who blurred the lines and to some extent justified what he had done,” she added. Meanwhile, the “Ghost” actor also admitted that their big age difference likely contributed to their split. But then again, their age difference wasn’t as drastic as other Hollywood couples.
Demi Moore and Ashton Kutcher shared a 15-year age difference
Demi Moore and Ashton Kutcher had a remarkable 15-year age difference, and at the time it was a hot topic in Hollywood. But according to Moore herself, she doesn’t understand what the fuss was about because the significant age difference wasn’t an issue for her at all.
“People have made such a fuss about my relationship with Ashton. You’d think they’d never seen it before. Age wasn’t what I was thinking about, but it was a very big deal to the rest of the world,” she said in a 2008 interview with Harper’s Bazaar.
In her memoir, she also said that they didn’t even feel like they were generations apart. The age difference just didn’t matter to them like it did to everyone else. “He was 25. I was 40,” Moore wrote on USA Today. “But I’m telling you: We didn’t feel it. We were totally in sync from the first conversation.” She also said that being with him made her feel young. “When I met Ashton, it almost felt like a reunion, like I could just go back in time and experience what it’s like to be young with him – much more than I could ever experience when I was.” was actually in my 20s.”
Demi Moore and Ashton Kutcher are on good terms now
After their divorce, Demi Moore confessed that she felt their age difference was a factor in their breakup. “I was a forty-year-old living a great life with a great ex-husband and three kids,” she wrote in her memoir for the Los Angeles Times. “Ashton’s adult life was just beginning – both his personal life and his career. I didn’t see any of this because I was right in the middle of it. I just felt like a fifteen-year-old girl hoping someone would like me.”
It’s been years since she split from Ashton Kutcher, with the Two and a Half Men star now married to his That’s 70s Show co-star Mila Kunis and Moore in a relationship with chef Daniel Humm . And although they ended on less than ideal terms, the two are in a good place now.
In a guest appearance on the WTF with Marc Maron podcast, he admitted they don’t see each other but do talk to each other from time to time. “Ah… we don’t hang out. You know. It’s all good, we’re not hanging out,” Kutcher said (via People). “I make a very conscious effort to keep in touch with the girls. It’s been eight years.” He even said he’s been in touch with Moore’s daughters, Rumer, Scout and Tallulah Willis. “I loved them and I will never stop loving them and respecting them and honoring them and making sure they succeed in whatever they pursue.”