Washington D.C. [USA], Jan. 30 : Celebs, including Ashton Kutcher, who turned up to celebrate the amazing performances television and film had to offer this year at the 2017 Screen Actors Guild Awards, ended up using the stage to take a dig at President Trump's executive order that temporarily bans refugees and immigrants from several Muslim-majority countries.
The actor opened the show in Los Angeles by welcoming "everyone in airports who belong in America". "Good evening, fellow SAG members and everyone at home and everyone in airports that belong in my America," Kutcher said, as reported by People Magazine.
"You are a part of the fabric of who we are and we love you and we welcome you." After his on-air statement, Kutcher took to Twitter to explain why he felt the need to speak out.
"If standing for the America that doesn't discriminate makes me a left wing actor who is out of touch.
F**k it," he tweeted. "As an American I respect my president but I do not respect this policy. #ABetterWay. I believe in protecting borders. I believe is enabling safety and security but we do so with honor. We are Americans. #ABetterWay. This isn't no nonsense policy this is no sense policy. #ABetterWay." Earlier on Sunday, Kutcher shared his outrage over what is happening in the country on social media, explaining that his wife, Mila Kunis, came to America on a refugee visa.