Ashton Kutcher: Not into ladies who try to change him
November 21st, 2011
12:36 PM ET

Ashton Kutcher: Not into ladies who try to change him

In a coup for Women's Health magazine but poor timing for Ashton Kutcher, the 33-year-old actor talks to the ladies' mag about relationships and what he looks for in women.

Kutcher covers the December issue of Men's Health, and according to the Huffington Post tells the magazine's sister publication in a pre-split interview that he could "never be with a woman who felt like she needed to change me."

Of course, this remark will now be subjected to closer reading since Kutcher's estranged wife Demi Moore announced she was ending their six-year marriage last week.

The "Two and a Half Men" star continues to give what's now some ill-timed relationship advice.

"I think it's all about working on the relationship and making it better...when it's good," he reportedly says. "Don't wait for a problem to work on things. The goal is not to get into a relationship, the goal is to be in a relationship."

Assuming Kutcher and Moore go through with this separation, perhaps the actor/model will continue his search to find a woman who can compliment him on being attentive.

"I would just like a woman, someday, somewhere, at some point in my life to say to me, 'You're a great listener,'" he reportedly says. "Haven't heard it yet, and that's a superior compliment to get from a woman. But I'm going to work on it."


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  1. achepotle

    Nice work, Obozo!

    December 10, 2011 at 9:19 pm | Report abuse |
  2. Dee

    He is a lousy replacement for Charlie Sheen in 2 1/2 Men.

    December 8, 2011 at 10:13 am | Report abuse |
  3. InjusticeSystem

    That leaves very few women out there for him. Most women are control freaks.

    December 7, 2011 at 2:59 pm | Report abuse |
  4. Blessed Geek

    Not into ladies who try to change him.

    But a man would be fine.

    November 24, 2011 at 9:39 pm | Report abuse |
  5. jujubeans

    She's one hot MILF!

    November 22, 2011 at 1:43 pm | Report abuse |
  6. John5

    This thread has great information on shopping. A friend of mine told me about this cool app that allows you to get instant feedback from your Facebook friends on whether you should buy something or not (for themselves or as a gift). Here's the link – I think the app is coming out around Black Friday but you can sign up now:

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    November 22, 2011 at 8:31 am | Report abuse |
  7. SKY

    FACT: HE HAD A MOTHER AND A WIFE WHO TOLD HIM WHAT TO DO...
    HE DID WHAT HE WAS TOLD TO DO....
    HE TALK THE TALK AND WALK THE WALK...BUT NO MORE
    HE'S MAD BECAUSE FOR 6 YEARS OF HIS YOUNG LIFE
    HE WAS TOLD HOW TO THINK..

    November 22, 2011 at 8:11 am | Report abuse |
  8. Namaste

    That marriage was always curious. Not because of the age difference, but what did they possibly have in common to sustain a lifelong marriage?

    November 22, 2011 at 2:44 am | Report abuse |
  9. what

    Would someone please tell me what a lesbean is?

    November 22, 2011 at 2:32 am | Report abuse |
  10. bob

    he's so full of it and a total phony. i read the other day where he said the one thing he would really like to hear from a woman is that "you're a great listener". give me a break, this guy knows what the dodos (women) and he plays them like a violin.

    November 21, 2011 at 6:21 pm | Report abuse |
  11. Hilda's Grandmother

    This reminds me of the time I had to drop deuce but I was shacking up with this really hot chick at the time. Ended up making a skidmark the size of a small man on her duvey cover. @#$% was awkward dude, MAD awkward.

    November 21, 2011 at 6:19 pm | Report abuse |
  12. Attila the Hun

    Maybe he juzt want to bury his filthy beard into fresh puss

    November 21, 2011 at 5:52 pm | Report abuse |
  13. Jamie Boopie

    i'll ashton all over your kutcher

    November 21, 2011 at 4:53 pm | Report abuse |
  14. Mimi of Toronto

    Ashton is just too immature; he will be better suited with a 20 year old because that's the mentality level he seems to be at. Let's face it, Demi was a hot star, top paid female actress back 10 years or so ago. She & Bruce Willis were hot power couple, where as Ashton was hardly in the star league. He only became better known or famous since he hooked up with Demi. I think Ashton was star struck or infatuated with Demi's fame & beauty; she had a great body, and was a much bigger star than him. Now that he has the fame & fortune, and doesn't need Demi anymore, he does the only thing that will get him off the marringe – "cheat with someone much younger," yeah, that'll do it. So, he chooses, on purpose, to cheat on Demi on the very day of their 6th anniversary date for Demi to file for divorce. Back 6 months ago, when Ashton & Demi were interviewed on Piers Morgan's show, I sensed then that he & Demi were on different page. He was physically there with Demi, but his mind & heart was elsewhere. I sensed it back then. Demi, you did the right thing; Ashton is too immature to know that you are a woman of substance. He is just not ready to settle down now, perhaps when he is in hid mid 50's.

    November 21, 2011 at 4:46 pm | Report abuse |
  15. Betty Boop

    AK was so young when Demi married him. Guess he woke up and wants to see what he missed..

    November 21, 2011 at 4:45 pm | Report abuse |
  16. Ron Burnette

    I see this guy is still wearing that stupid knitted cap/scarf????? Is he retarded or just wants to look retarded?

    November 21, 2011 at 4:27 pm | Report abuse |
  17. Tappy

    AK, you ARE a good listener!!! You listen to your peepee.

    November 21, 2011 at 4:21 pm | Report abuse |
  18. derp

    He looks like a total dooshebag in hat stupid tie and hat combo.

    November 21, 2011 at 4:16 pm | Report abuse |
  19. Janet

    I think any marriage is hard work. You put your heart and time into it wanting to make each other happy, but, sometimes it's really only one person trying and that doesn't work. My heart goes out to Demi and her daughters. Ashton really sounds immature.He needs to grow up.

    November 21, 2011 at 4:16 pm | Report abuse |
  20. Beautiful Vixen

    @Evel: Hi, hope you had a great w/end. I sent you a little yesterday msg :/ . I have to do more on there if i decide to keep it. Don't know as yet. Hope you know what I'm talking about. Enjoy your week luv. mwwaahh!

    November 21, 2011 at 4:13 pm | Report abuse |
  21. Beautiful Vixen

    Most women always feel like they have to change their man which I don't understand. They always feel like they have to put a ball and chain on them. People make their relationships complicated because they always want to change people. I don't like people trying to change me, it then makes me want to do the opposite of what they want me to do. There is a right way and a wrong way of getting what you want from your partner w/o demanding it.

    November 21, 2011 at 4:08 pm | Report abuse |
  22. Meg

    @Jenna maybe CNN doesn't like you, they're elitists.

    November 21, 2011 at 4:03 pm | Report abuse |
  23. christine

    He is an idiot

    November 21, 2011 at 3:57 pm | Report abuse |
  24. Jenna

    What I've been trying to say but CNN moderators won't let me is....Ashton hasn't heard that he's a good listener because he isn't one! Also, When a man says that he doesn't want a woman to change him it's code for , he wants to continue to cheat and lie! there CNN is that tame enough for you!!

    November 21, 2011 at 3:47 pm | Report abuse |
    • be quiet

      Jenna, CNN has the right idea. How on earth do you know if Ashton Kutcher is a good listener? Do you know him? No. So shhhhhhh, Jenna, shhhhh....be quiet.

      November 21, 2011 at 4:35 pm | Report abuse |
  25. Jenna

    CNN STOP CENSORING MY POSTS PLEASE!!!! I'm not even saying anything that bad!! AHHHH..So frustrating!!

    November 21, 2011 at 3:45 pm | Report abuse |
  26. Iseethroughyou

    You are looking for a woman who will say "You're a great listener" then shut up already!

    November 21, 2011 at 3:15 pm | Report abuse |
  27. mrskool

    how can someone tell him he's a good listener if he never shuts up !?!? the dude is brainless

    November 21, 2011 at 3:05 pm | Report abuse |
  28. FirstCrack

    The Commies are going to take over the world. The Commies will rise and take over Capitalism, just you wait and see. YOU HAVE IT COMING YOU GREEDY FOOLS!!!

    November 21, 2011 at 2:59 pm | Report abuse |
  29. crazy cat

    I have a son his age; she was too old for him; I've seen this happen before, it turns out the same way.

    November 21, 2011 at 2:58 pm | Report abuse |
  30. mark

    this guy is an imature imbecile. what did demi see in him anyway?

    November 21, 2011 at 2:55 pm | Report abuse |
  31. carrieanne

    Not defending chied idiot, but why on Earth would any woman/man want to be with a man/woman they wanted to change? Either you're with the right person or not!

    November 21, 2011 at 2:38 pm | Report abuse |
  32. MadCityBabe

    what is that ridiculous rag on his head – wash and cut your hair......you duuuush

    November 21, 2011 at 2:20 pm | Report abuse |
  33. ProperVillain

    "never be with a woman who felt like she needed to change me."
    He must consider infidelity part of what he shouldn't have to "change". Yeah, good luck with that.

    November 21, 2011 at 2:15 pm | Report abuse |
  34. Lynn Rogers

    Given the age differerence between ashton and demi he still married her and loved at one time. But the only things that really bothers me about a man is that they think they can cheat and get away with it. Some men, BUT Not all men.

    November 21, 2011 at 2:14 pm | Report abuse |
  35. sunny-v

    Dissing his wife BEFORE the divorce! Re: being told he's a great listener"haven't heard it yet"..gee,wonder why.

    November 21, 2011 at 2:13 pm | Report abuse |
  36. melisa

    She is old enough to be his grandmother. Wrinkly and dried out.

    November 21, 2011 at 2:06 pm | Report abuse |
    • sk

      Stunning and yes, miles ahead in the maturity category is Demi – obviously a child like Ashton who whines "marriage is just so hard....." should remain in superficial relationships which are much easier and require less comittment.

      November 21, 2011 at 2:18 pm | Report abuse |
    • MadCityBabe

      you're an idiot

      November 21, 2011 at 2:20 pm | Report abuse |
    • jujubeans

      I don't see any wrinkles. And she's still hotter than you ever were.

      November 22, 2011 at 12:26 pm | Report abuse |
  37. Jesse

    You sound like an immature turd.

    November 21, 2011 at 1:33 pm | Report abuse |
  38. kate

    Awwww- give the guy a break. He tied himself down for seven years of the best years of his life. Demi wanted a child with him and someone to make her feel younger. You can't turn back the clock, but you can always decide whether you are truly happy with your life or not. Ashton was feeling the mold and not liking it.

    November 21, 2011 at 1:22 pm | Report abuse |
  39. 69

    I can dig it Ashton. Either a woman will always try and change you or never allow you to be yourself. Besides...Demi is old enough to to be your mom.. hello.

    November 21, 2011 at 1:20 pm | Report abuse |
    • Frank

      how do you figure she's old enough to be his mother? she's only 15 years older than him, which puts her age at 48. that means she'd have to had been 15 when she was pregnant...duh

      November 21, 2011 at 1:38 pm | Report abuse |
    • Evel Knievel

      Uh @Frank, females can get pregnant around 12-13, so she's old enough to be his mother.

      November 21, 2011 at 1:46 pm | Report abuse |
    • @ Evel

      Evel 1, Frank 0.

      November 21, 2011 at 2:17 pm | Report abuse |
    • shannon1975

      He knew that when he met and married her!!!!!!!!!!

      November 21, 2011 at 3:06 pm | Report abuse |
    • julz

      Omg!!!!!!!! Did you say old enough to be his mom? Screw you, seriously where have you been? get off your computer til' you're old enough to say adult stuff!!!!!! U R SO STUPID!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

      November 21, 2011 at 3:45 pm | Report abuse |
  40. Tony

    He has the money to buy any kind of woman he wants and in Hollywood they are every where.

    November 21, 2011 at 1:19 pm | Report abuse |
    • Mister

      Sh'yeah "buying" women is such a turn on....NOT.
      What kind of loser has to pay to be with a woman???

      November 22, 2011 at 6:43 pm | Report abuse |
  41. mmmm

    Hes not into ladies. He is one o those lesbeans.

    November 21, 2011 at 1:10 pm | Report abuse |
  42. JJ

    So what your saying is that don't try to tell me what to do especially to be faithful. Yeah those are great qualities in a man. Just what Im shopping for.

    November 21, 2011 at 1:03 pm | Report abuse |
  43. Itty Bitty

    I hate the Internet.

    November 21, 2011 at 12:55 pm | Report abuse |
  44. forkington williams

    A friend of mine met someone who looks a little like Ashton several years back. He said that guy was a doofus hipster.

    November 21, 2011 at 12:47 pm | Report abuse |
    • Dana

      Someone who looks a little like Ashton? How is this even relevant?

      November 21, 2011 at 3:58 pm | Report abuse |
  45. jennifer

    He seems like a dummie.

    November 21, 2011 at 12:45 pm | Report abuse |
    • Jesse

      And you sound like a child.

      November 21, 2011 at 1:11 pm | Report abuse |
    • Frank

      two words sweetheart.....SPELL CHECK.....my lord is this what the public school system is turning out? illiterate ass childen that can't spell worth a damn? smdh

      November 21, 2011 at 1:41 pm | Report abuse |
    • Curlee

      Demi married her boy toy, and she actually thought it would last. Who is the dummy???

      November 22, 2011 at 10:25 am | Report abuse |
    • JoannaBanna

      Franks:
      it's "illiterate" not illEterate..

      ironic

      December 14, 2011 at 3:54 pm | Report abuse |

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