Mila Kunis and Ashton Kutcher say they only bathe kids if they ‘look dirty’ and social media was shocked

Mila Kunis and Ashton Kutcher appeared on recent episode of Dax Shepard’s “Armchair Expert” podcast, and revealed their controversial bathing behaviour.

A discussion about Kunis’ lifelong struggle with acne led to a conversation about showering, during which Shepard admitted that he had trying to convince co-host Monica Padman to stop washing her whole body and focus on the “soles and holes.” (Apparently, washing the entire body can strip it of natural oils.)

Kunis and Kutcher concurred, Kunis admitting she doesn’t wash her whole “body with soap everyday,” instead opting to focus on the most important parts. “I wash my armpits and crotch daily and nothing else ever,” Kutcher confessed.

Kunis disclosed that her nonchalant attitude regarding showering and bathing stems from having grown up without “hot water… as a child, so I didn’t shower very much anyway.”

And now, the mother of two is passing this pastime onto the couple’s own kids Wyatt and Dimitri, who are 6 and 4 years old. “I wasn’t that parent that bathed my newborns, ever,” Kunis recalled.

Now that they’ve grown up a bit, Kutcher explained they have a structured system. “If you can see the dirt on them, clean them. Otherwise, there’s no point,” he said.

Twitter is dumbfounded by the couple’s claims — but mainly, people are put off by the inevitable return of “the bathing discourse.”

Some are worried about Kunis and Kutchers’ children....Or offended on their behalf.

Others don’t understand why they felt compelled to share it in the first place.

But most just made memes.

Some Twitter users made sure to point out double standards, and Kunis and Kutchers’ privilege in being able to admit the infrequency with which they wash their kids.

But really, people can’t just handle the bathing discourse anymore.

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