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Ashton Kutcher Stands Awkwardly Next to Casket in Photos to Dispel Any Rumor He Murdered Person in Casket

LOS ANGELES — They say it’s better to get ahead of it, and that is exactly what Ashton Kutcher has been doing as he’s recently been spotted around the country taking photos with his hands in his pockets next to the casket at funerals to dispel any notion that he was, in fact, the one who murdered the person in the casket.

We spoke with Kutcher following the service for 89-year-old Huang Zhào and asked what the deal was with the awkward photos. “Here’s the thing: If I put my arm around the casket and was, like, all friendly with the family of the deceased, I’d be asked to come in for questioning. The rumor would be that I murdered the person,” clarified Kutcher, “So I stand next to the casket and put my hands in my pockets, so there’s no chance that, like, that could be the rumor, and, even if I did murder the person, like, if that’s how I get a rush, or whatever, I dunno, would I stick around for the funeral? That would be crazy, right? Hey, you guys haven’t seen any rope lying around, have you? You know what, don’t worry about it.”

Kutcher has been to 75 services in the last four days, making stops at various funeral parlors up and down the west coast. “He didn’t even say I’m sorry for your loss,” said Zhào’s son Brian, “He just stood that with his hands in his pockets and kinda bulged his eyes a bit and shrugged. Then he just left. I mean, I didn’t think he killed my mom before, but now, like, I don’t know.”

At the printing of this newsletter, Kutcher was seen standing awkwardly with his hands in his pockets as a member of a lineup down at the 88th precinct.


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Jamie Larson