Ashton Kutcher says ‘awkward’ photos with Reese Witherspoon were an attempt to avoid ‘affair’ rumors
Ashton Kutcher and Reese Witherspoon are shutting down rumors that they "don't like each other" after photos from the "Your Place or Mine" premiere went viral.Kutcher, 45,
addressed the situation during an appearance on the "Chicks in the Office" podcast. "My wife called me. She texted Reese and I together. She’s like, ‘Guys, you gotta, like,
act like you each other.’ And I’m like, ‘What’s going on?’" "It looks like you guys are in a school photo," one host noted."Here’s the thing, If I put my arm around
her and was, like, all friendly with her, I’d be having an affair with her – the rumor would be that I’m having an affair with her," Kutcher explained. Reese Witherspoon and
Ashton Kutcher at the premiere for "Your Place or Mine." (Getty Images)ASHTON KUTCHER SAYS HE WAS 'F---ING' PISSED' WHEN DEMI MOORE RELEASED MEMOIR"If I stand next to her, I put my
hands in my pockets so there’s no chance that, like, that could be the rumor – the rumor is we don’t like each other," he added. "Reese and I are really good friends. We’re
really close. I don’t have to defend that. I don’t have to defend it."Witherspoon also spoke about the viral photos during an appearance on the "Today" show."[Mila Kunis] even
emailed us last night," Witherspoon told the show hosts during the Feb. 6 episode. "She goes, ‘You guys look so awkward on the red carpet together.’ ... It’s just fun
‘cause when you know a girlfriend so much, it was just fun to get to know her significant other ‘cause I’ve loved her for so long." Ashton Kutcher addressed the "awkward"
photos of him and Reese Witherspoon in a new interview. (Getty Images)CLICK HERE TO SIGN UP FOR THE ENTERTAINMENT NEWSLETTER Ashton Kutcher's wife Mila Kunis thought the photos
were "awkward." (Getty Images)Witherspoon and Kutcher star in the new Netflix romantic comedy "Your Place or Mine." The film hits the streaming platform on Feb. 10."Your Place or
Mine" is about two long-distance best friends, so Kutcher and Witherspoon didn't necessarily film together. However, the actors sent each other videos daily talking about
"everything.""We would talk about everything from our favorite football teams, stupid things our dogs did, what we were making for dinner, [to] how we felt about life in general,"
Kutcher told Esquire.The two still keep in touch even after filming wrapped. "Your Place or Mine" premieres on Feb. 10. (Getty Images)CLICK HERE TO GET THE FOX NEWS APP