American actor Ashton Kutcher gave up the opportunity to participate in Virgin Galactic’s first private space flights. According to reports, Kutcher was one of the first buyers to secure their place on flights, but after marrying and having children with actress Mila Kunis, he gave up on the idea.
“When I got married and had children, my wife encouraged me to understand that it is not a wise decision, from a family point of view, to fly into space while we have small children at home. So in the end I gave up the ticket and sold it back to the company,” the 43-year-old told Cheddar News. The financial.
According to Kutcher, he was scheduled to take part in the next flight, the first to take place after the successful trip of the Virgin Galactic entrepreneur and owner, Richard Branson. For the flight, which he gave up, Kutcher paid about $ 200,000 in 2012, when in that year he entered into a relationship with his future wife, whom he met back in 1998 on the set of the “70s show.”
Although he will not participate in the current flight, the actor has promised that he has not given up his plans to reach space. “At some point I will get there,” he concluded.