Ashton Kutcher reveals he almost bought a Premier League team recently
Ashton Kutcher admits he recently came close to buying a Premier League team.
The American actor, 44, revealed he decided not to follow in the footsteps of fellow Hollywood stars Ryan Reynolds and Rob McElhenney, who take control of Wrexham AFC in 2021, as the distance from the US and UK would make him cannot be present at regular matches.
Kutcher discussed the decision while appearing on The One Show on Monday with co-star Reese Witherspoon, 46, to promote their upcoming Netflix series Your Place or Mine.
Meanwhile, the Legit Blonde actress said she might be tempted to invest in Arsenal because they are her favorite football team.
Speaking on the BBC programme, Kutcher said: “I am a fan of American football. No one can hate American football because we’ve never made it to the finals.
“I haven’t watched a single MLS (Major League Soccer) game but I do watch the Premier League, and I actually came very close to investing in a Premier League team last month.”
When asked what stopped him, he explained: “If I own a team, I want to go to the games and I think ‘do I have time to fly back and forth?'”
Witherspoon became co-owner of Nashville Football Club last year with her husband Jim Toth.
When asked if she could invest in a UK football club, Witherspoon said: “I mean, if there was a place at Arsenal, I think all my sons, people would be. really excited because it’s our favorite team.
“We watched the game the day before, it was very banana. That’s our team.”
She added: “I’ll probably really enjoy immersing myself here as well because I’m sure there are a few people out there who aren’t Arsenal fans but I have to be honest,” before noting that She is also an Arsenal fan. Paris St Germain.
In the upcoming Netflix series Your Place or Mine, which premieres February 10, Witherspoon and Kutcher play best friends Debbie and Peter.
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When they change houses for a week, they get to know each other’s lives better and can open the door to love.
Talking about his character, Kutcher said: “I think Peter has the parenting style of someone who has never been a parent before.
“You can just pull up your crotch, expose everything to see what’s sticky, hope you don’t break any bones in the process.”
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