Our Favorite Celeb Dads
From musicians to athletes to actors, join us as we continue our countdown to Father’s Day with the hottest celebrity pops in the business. And we’ve even got a genuine super hero dad!
Favorite Step Dad: Ashton Kutcher
Imagine waking up one day to discover that your mom is dating the hottest new teen idol – the same one whose face is splashed across your Teen People magazine. That’s about what happened for Rumer, Scout and Tallulah, Demi Moore’s teenage daughters with ex-husband Bruce Willis.
In 2003, Demi started dating heartthrob Ashton Kutcher and in 2005, the two were married in a private ceremony. In attendance were Demi’s daughters – and their dad. By all accounts, Bruce and Demi have remained close friends and are committed to co-parenting for the betterment of their daughter.
While many raised an eyebrow about the May-December couple (Demi is Ashton’s senior by 16 years), the Dude, Where’s My Car? Star has more than stepped up to the plate: “There is not a human being I could love more than those girls and their mom. If I had a daughter that was of my blood, I wouldn’t love that child any more. I feel like I have three kids, and we’ll see whether we’re given another child,” Ashton told Parade Magazine.
Having started his career as a model, Ashton shot to fame as the too-sexy-for-himself loafer on That 70s Show and has earned some big screen success in movies like The Butterfly Effect and What Happens in Vegas. Despite his pretty boy image, though, Ashton believes in the value of physical labor and sees it as an important part of raising kids – in this case, his step-daughters.
“I don’t think anybody should be allowed to grow up without doing some physical, blue-collar labor at some point,” said Ashton. “I had Rumer work on a construction site with my dad for a while and Scout just went to Guatemala working for Habitat For Humanity and helped build a house.”
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