Actress Mila Kunis has joined the long list of celebrities taking aim at Donald Trump for his extreme remarks about immigrants, revealing she's upset with the high numbers of Americans buying his world view on refugees.
The Jewish Ted star, who came to the U.S. with her family after growing anti-semitism forced them out of the Ukraine in 1991, can't understand people who believe refugees are violent - because she is one.
"We came here on a religious-refugee visa, and I'm not going to blow this country up," she tells Glamour magazine. "I'm clearly paying taxes. I'm not taking anything away. So the fact that people look at what's happening and are like, 'They're going to blow s**t up'. It saddens me how much fear we've instilled in ourselves."
And she admits she has "no answer" to Trump's argument that the U.S. should build a wall along the Mexican border to keep illegal immigrants out.
While the actress realizes many people have differing opinions about the refugee crisis around the world, she insists many of the displaced people are hard working - just like her parents. And she praises them for doing what they needed to do to give her a normal childhood.
"My parents went through hell and back," she says. "They came to America with suitcases and a family of seven and $250, and that's it. My parents, for years, worked full-time and went to college full-time. They would go to night school to learn English. My mom started working at Thrifty in Culver City as a box lady. That's what she did until she learned English; then she became a cashier."
"My dad worked - f**k if I know - seven jobs? He painted a house. He would deliver toilets. He drove a cab, delivered pizzas. Whatever he could do, he did. Ultimately, my dad owned cabs, and my mom worked her way up to manager of a Rite-Aid; they bought a car and a condo. But growing up poor, I never missed out on anything. My parents did a beautiful job of not making me feel like I was lesser than any other kids."