04 Jul '11, 6pm

Ashton Kutcher Attempts to Destroy Newspaper For Criticizing Him

Ashton Kutcher Attempts to Destroy Newspaper For Criticizing Him

Ashton Kutcher’s recent forays into social justice activism have not been successful, perhaps because they are not especially well-conceived. His “Real Men Don’t Buy Girls” campaign, inspired by an episode of “Dateline,” has been roundly panned in the months since it was launched, most recently by The Village Voice. In a piece published last week , the newspaper lambasted the videos, saying that they “reeked of frat-boy humor.” They also questioned Kutcher’s statistics. Kutcher, proving that he is a mature public figure who understands free speech and the nature of public discourse, responded by targeting the Village Voice ‘s advertisers, in an attempt to destroy the newspaper . According to the Village Voice ‘s Martin Cizmar, Ellis Conklin and Kristen Hinman, the often-cited figure on child prostitution and the inspiration for Kutcher’s campaign is, quite simply, incorrec...

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