Mila Kunis reveals her and husband Ashton Kutcher won’t let their children become little A-list “a—holes”.

The Bad Moms star spoke to KIIS FM’s Kyle and Jackie O saying she and Ashton come from “pretty solid poverty backgrounds”, which is why they’ll raise their 18-month-old daughter Wyatt and future children to be respectful of the hard-earned dollar.

We are very aware of what a dollar’s worth because it’s 100 percent earned by us, for us,” Mila says in the audio. “Nothing’s been handed to us, and our kids won’t know what that’s like.

“On one side, it’s beautiful they’ll never know what it’s like to have ketchup soup for dinner. But on another side, they’ll never know how to appreciate things.

“So it’s a matter of teaching them from a very early age that ‘Mummy and daddy may have a dollar, but you’re poor’.”

“You are not rich. You are VERY poor. Mummy and daddy have a bank account.”

I like the way they think! Great parenting guys.

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  • It can be a really hard balance to find. Good goal, though.


  • Good on them. I couldn’t agree more.
    Do many kids these days are spoilt rotten


  • I am glad they are looking to the future and what impact spoiling them and giving everything their hearts desire. They think “money grows on trees” and either throw a tantrum or go right off the rails when somebody says “no”. I was that my parents needed to save money before we were given treats. They didn’t pay a deposit and borrow money to pay the balance, then have to pay the money back. Their house was the only item they ever borrowed money for. They didn’t buy things on credit card and pay huge interest rates. How many times do you pay for an item with the interest included. How many people can afford to spend thousands on a toddler’s birthday or Christmas present…..or party? When I started work and managed to save the money for something I needed (not just wanted) it was a real sense of achievement for me.


  • I’m sure many celebrities and wealthy parents take the same attitude, and I think the children are better for it.


  • love it, we were also not well off growing up and my kids are also learning how to be poor first, they know we can’t have everything now but have to wait and save


  • I love it, we don’t have heaps of money but I am always worried my kids will grow up spoiled because we have more than I grew up with, it’s nice seeing someone with lots of money actually thinking about how that may affect their kids.


  • I agree with them,you don’t want spoilt brats!


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