GQ’s ‘Knockout Of The Year’? Mila Kunis
Sgt. Scott Moore didn’t know this when he invited Mila Kunis to attend the Marine Corps Ball with him over the summer, but it turns out he’ll be attending the event with GQ’s “Knockout of the Year.”
The men’s mag has bestowed the title on Kunis, whose “Friends with Benefits” co-star gets some love from GQ as one of the publication’s “Men of the Year.”
GQ outlines the reasons that the 28-year-old actress has landed this year’s honor: She’s “hot,” “funny,” “cool,” “speaks fluent Russian,” and is “a ‘Family Guy’ voice.”
About that: Kunis tells GQ that she’s not one to run around calling her theatrical offerings – such as being the voice of “Family Guy’s” Meg – works of art.
“I love what I do, but my theory is that it’s people who doubt what they do and want to prove it to you who are like, ‘It’s art. I create art. It’s art, art, art, art.'”
Kunis, on the other hand, “I run around and pretend to be someone else for 12 hours; I record ‘Family Guy’; and then I get to go home and watch ‘Jersey Shore.'”
So if she didn’t get into the business to make “art,” what was the reason? Easy: Her parents, having relocated the family from what is now the Ukraine to Los Angeles, needed a babysitter.
“My English was a little janky. I didn’t have very many friends. And there was this place advertised on the radio as a place to meet other kids – an acting class,” she recalls. “My parents couldn’t afford a babysitter. They said, ‘Great, this takes up our Saturday.'”