Ellen Gifts Mila Kunis With $30k Check For Ukraine Aid On Her Last Appearance On The Show

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Mila Kunis was a spot shocked astatine the commencement of her past quality connected The Ellen DeGeneres Show. “You had maine travel Oprah?” a visibly stunned Mila, 38, asked Ellen DeGeneres, referring to however DeGeneres’ mentor paid a sojourn to congratulate her protégé aft 19 seasons. With Ellen’s last amusement airing connected Thursday (May 26), Mila paid 1 past sojourn to the acceptable but seemed similar she wished she stayed home. “Literally the worst happening — I was sitting determination going, ‘Oh my god. This is my worst nightmare travel true,’” said Mila. Thankfully, Ellen, 64, had a mode to marque it up to her friend.

“I adore you. I deliberation you’re an astonishing quality being and what’s happening successful Ukraine is heartbreaking,” said Ellen. Ellen brought up however Mila and Ashton Kutcher have spearheaded the personage efforts to rise funds for those affected by Russia’s invasion. To assistance with immoderate of the “suffering” going done the country, Ellen and Tisbest.org gave Mila $30,000 to assistance with the efforts.


As of the extremity of May 2022, Ashton and Mila’s GoFundMe had raised $36.6 cardinal dollars, with Mila and Ashton donating $3 cardinal of their ain money. When the run had reached the $30 cardinal extremity successful March, the mates released a video thanking each those who donated. “We’re overwhelmed with gratitude for the support, and portion this is acold from a salve of the problem, our corporate effort volition supply a softer landing for truthful galore radical arsenic they forge up into their aboriginal of uncertainty,” said Mila.

At the extremity of March, Ashton and Mila appeared connected CNN+’s Who’s Talking to Chris Wallace to sermon their efforts. They besides spoke astir talking astir the warfare with their daughter Wyatt, 7, and son Dimitri, 5. “I don’t talk Ukrainian. When I was raised successful Ukraine it was inactive nether the USSR umbrella, truthful I spoke Russian which is what we each spoke,” Mila said. “So my kids recognize Russian. I talk Russian with my parents. I was like, ‘It’s bully to cognize different language.’ That’s each I kept thinking. I ne'er thought culturally speaking was important for wherever they came from.”

“It seemed similar overnight we some turned to her kids and we’re like, ‘You are fractional Ukrainian, fractional American.’ It instantly became a thing,” she added. “And they’re like, ‘Yeah, I get it mom.’ But it is yet incredibly important to cognize wherever you came from.”