During an interview on Thursday (7 September), TV personality Sharon was asked to identify the famous person she believes to have been the “rudest” she’s ever met.
Asked the question by E! News, Sharon replied: ‘The guy that’s married to an actress and he used to do That ‘70s Show.”
Visibly surprised by her answer, Kelly replied: “Oh, Ashton Kutcher? Really?” Sharon then said of Kutcher, who is married to Bad Moms star Mila Kunis: “Yes. Oh, rude, rude, rude, rude little boy”.
When the hosts said they “were not prepared” for Osbourne to give such a frank answer, Kelly replied: “I was not prepared for that either!”
Sharon then called Kutcher a “dastardly little thing”. She did not elaborate on her alleged experience of meeting the actor, whose credits include Dude, Where’s My Car?, The Butterfly Effect and recent Netflix film Your Place or Mine. The Independent has contacted Kutcher for comment.
Osbourne’s claim arrived a day before it was revealed that Kutcher and his wife, Mila Kunis, had sent letters supporting convicted rapist Danny Masterson ahead of his sentencing.
On Thursday (7 September), Masterson was sentenced to 30 years to life in prison for the rapes of two women two decades ago. The actor co-starred in That ’70s Show alongside Kutcher and Kunis.
In Kutcher and Kunis’s letters, which were published by Los Angeles-based court reporter Meghann Cuniff on Friday (9 September), the couple pleaded for Judge Charlaine Olmedo’s leniency when it came to sentencing Masterson.
After their letters were criticised, the couple posted a video explaining their decision to write them – but the clip has since been branded “insulting” and their apology “fake”.Yellowjackets star Christina Ricci also criticised the pair and, in the wake of the controversy, a clip of Kutcher making a vulgar comment about an underage Hilary Duff in 2003 resurfaced online.
The Independent has contacted kutcher and Kunis for further comment.
Osbourne, meanwhile, had kinder words for Aquaman star Jason Momoa, who she named as her celebrity crush. The former X Factor judge also praised Justin Bieber, adding that she once “apologised to” the singer after calling him “really bad” when he was younger.
Sharon said she “felt really terrible” and “such guilt” over her criticism of Bieber, stating: “Who am I to say that he’s bad? He’s a kid. Leave him alone.”
Meanwhile, Kelly said that she became “friendly” with Christina Aguilera after they were “pitted against each other in the media for so many years” – so much so “that we both thought that we didn’t like each other”.
“We actually sat down together at a Christian Dior fashion show, and ended up really liking each other. It was like a lovely experience,” she said.
In March 2021, Sharon was fired from US series The Talk after defending Piers Morgan’s controversial remarks about Meghan Markle’s televised interview with Oprah Winfrey.
Osbourne raised her voice at co-host Sheryl Underwood, saying: “I will ask you again Sheryl... and don’t try and cry because if anyone should be crying, it should be me… You tell me where you have heard him say racist things.”
After the broadcast, Osbourne shared a lengthy Twitter post, saying that she’d been “reflecting” on the incident and wanted to apologise to any Black viewers she had offended. Following an internal investigation by CBS, Osbourne was fired from the series.
Sharon and Kelly are promoting The Osbournes Podcast, which returns after five years on 12 September.