Iowa native Ashton Kutcher sounded dangerously close to a conservative when he repeated his August Teen Choice Awards speech mantra on Wednesday’s “Ellen” that hard work is the only way to get ahead.
“I think that so much of what we see in the world today is this sort of propaganda machine around fame and around celebrity, and I actually think that there are some kids in the world that grow up today that think, ‘When I grow up I want to be famous,’ instead of, ‘When I grow up, I want to do something. I want to build something. I want to create something,’” Kutcher told host Ellen DeGeneres.
DeGeneres said it’s important for teenagers to know that “it’s about hard work,” adding that people don’t want to work anymore. Kutcher agreed.
“There’s an entitlement that has started to emerge, that I think is unhealthy for people and unhealthy for our country,” the actor said, adding that some people he knows don’t want to get a job at Starbucks, because they think it’s below them.
“The only thing that can be below you is not having a job. Go work until you can get a job that you want to have.”
Watch Kutcher’s insightful comments here via EllenTV:
See Kutcher’s Teen Choice Awards speech here: Ashton Kutcher’s profound speech to teens stuns everyone
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