Before marrying Demi Moore, "The Killers" star had his fair share of the ladies-take a look at some other Hollywood bad boys that were tamed.
- JoAnna Zulli, BettyConfidential.com
Ashton Kutcher says wife Demi Moore keeps him grounded. "I was out of control with women," he admits. That was until he met Moore. The hot actor partied with radio talk jockey Howard Stern in L.A. this past weekend and then headed east to promote his new movie, Killers (opening June 4) on The Howard Stern Show.
"I was very abusive (with women)," he says. But, Kutcher adds he was honest with the women he dated telling them he wasn't interested in a relationship, "but like every girl they always think that 'I will be the one to change him.'"
Then, he met Moore. "We met through a mutual friend. She thought I was a douche bag. I had just gotten out of the shower and walked in the room with no shirt on."
With a bare chest and just a towel around his waist, Kutcher knew right away that Demi was the one. "I knew I wanted to be with this person. I heard her on the phone talking to her daughter and I knew she would keep me grounded. I told her, 'I need to talk to you later.'" Kutcher admits the whole towel thing was a plan to get her attention, but when Demi wasn't' impressed, he knew he had his work cut out for him.
"I seduced women. That was my move." Of course, he did get Demi to talk to him later. "I was a womanizer. I wasn't marriage material. I had to prove to her that I was serious. I hung in there telling myself this is the woman I want to be with." Moore was to leave the next day to travel, but her flight was canceled due to weather, so as fate would have it Kutcher and Moore got to hang out a second night and then talked every day after that. It took Kutcher less than a month to prove to Moore that he loved her. And, the rest is history.
Here are some other celeb bad boys that have been tamed...
In the past this hippy-hottie dated actresses Ashley Judd, Sandra Bullock, Penelope Cruz, Salli Richardson and Janet Jackson. That sounds more like the star-studded cast of a new blockbuster rather than a list of one man's ex-girlfriends. He now lives with his girlfriend, Brazilian model, Camila Alves. They have two kids, Levi and Vida.
Joel and his twin brother, Benji, started the band Good Charlotte after attending a Beastie Boys concert. As the pop-punk group skyrocketed to fame, Madden, 25, made headlines for his relationship with Hilary Duff, who was only 16 years old. After two and a half years together they broke up and Madden started dating Nicole Ritchie. Madden and Richie now have two children, Harlow and Sparrow.
Although Gavin Rossdale and Gwen Stefani live together and have two sons, Kingston and Zuma, Rossdale has had his fair share of scandals. Boy George claimed in his autobiography, Take It Like a Man, that Rossdale had an affair with British singer Peter Robinson, a.k.a. Marilyn, a drag queen. Rossdale denied the report and so did Marilyn - at first. In 2009, Marilyn claimed to have lied at Rosedale's request. As if that weren't enough drama in 2004 a paternity test showed that Rossdale was the father of Daisy Lowe, born in 1989, the daughter of singer-songwriter/fashion designer, Pearl Lowe. Um, and let's not forget Courney Love's recent claim that she slept with Gavin while he was with Gwen. Classy!
At the age of 13, Mark Wahlberg became a music sensation as one of the original members of New Kids on the Block. Soon after, he quit the band to go solo and began recording as Marky Mark and the Funky Bunch. He was known to play shirtless and was often photographed dropping his pants. He co-wrote a book in 1992 titled, Marky Mark, and in it wrote, 'I wanna dedicate this book to my c**k.' Now an actor, Wahlberg is a practicing Roman Catholic and has four children with wife, Rhea Durham, a model. He has four tattoos - one being the rosary around his neck with a crucifix and the words, "In God I Trust" over his heart.
Pitt was known for falling for his co-stars. He dated, Robin Givens, Jill Schoelen, Juliette Lewis, and had a much-publicized romance with, Seven, co-star Gwyneth Paltrow, which ended in 1997. The following year he met Jennifer Aniston, and although she wasn't his co-star in a film, they dated for two years before getting married July 29, 2000. The two divorced in January 2005, when Pitt was co-starring with Angelina Jolie, in Mr. & Mrs. Smith. Today, Pitt and Jolie are living together and have six kids.
JoAnna Zulli is a New York-based writer who has worked for Star, Soap Opera Magazine, Woman's World, In Touch and the New York Post.
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