So about that happy feel-good story about Mila Kunis accepting an invitation to the Marine Corps Ball in November?
It turns out that’s not going to happen. It’s still on!
These proposals never usually work. Justin Bieber, go to the prom with me! Megan Fox, come to my employee picnic! Rep. Aaron Schock, come with me for a post-gym drink at the bar with that rainbow flag outside!
But, buffeted by his Man-in-Uniform status, Sgt. Scott Moore of the 3rd Battalion 2nd Marines in Musa Qala actually won over the country and the film/TV star when posted a YouTube video asking Mila Kunis to accompany him to the Marine Corps Ball on November 18th in Greenville, North Carolina.
“Hi Mila, I just want to take a moment out of my day to invite you to the Marine Corps. Ball with yours truly,” Moore said. “So take a second to think about it and get back to me. All right, bye now.”
And it worked! Friends With Benefits co-star Justin Timberlake asked Kunis about it while doing an interview, and Kunis kinda agreed. “Have you seen this? Have you heard about this?,” Timberlake asked her in a very Jimmy from South Park/Jay Leno kind of way.
“I’ll do it,” she confirmed.
But then Billy Bush on Access Hollywood Live on Wednesday morning broke the news that Kunis will be shooting two films in November and the scheduling doesn’t work out for her. Bush said Kunis will, however, meet privately with the sarge when he gets back from the frontlines in Afghanistan.
Turns out, that report was “false,” Kunis’ reps say. She’s still in.
Timberlake got a proposal of his own: Corporal Kelsey De Santis, currently serving as the only female at the Martial Arts Center for Excellence (MACE) at Marine Corps Base Quantico, called him out.
Hey, Justin, “Have you seen this? Have you heard about this?” Do it. She’s cute. And strong.