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Ashton Kutcher has some words for Uber haters!
The 36-year-old Two and a Half Men actor when on a passionate Twitter rant today to defend the ride-hailing service against reports that Uber senior vice president Emil Michael was trying to dig up dirt on journalists who have negatively criticized the company in the media.
"What is so wrong about digging up dirt on shady journalist? @pando @TechCrunch @Uber," the new dad tweeted Wednesday, followed by, "I believe we live in a day [where] the first word has become ‘the word.'"
"Rumors span the globe before anyone has an opportunity to defend them selves," he continued in defense of Uber. "Everyone is guilty and then tasked to defend themselves publicly...Questioning the source needs to happen... Always!"
But he didn't stop there. "So as long as journalist are interested and willing to print half truths as facts... Yes we should question the source," Mila Kunis' man posted, adding, "To be clear I speak for my self not @Uber."
"This should be fun... Here comes the part where journalist explain why they should be exempt from ridicule and judgement and probing...U r all right and I'm on the wrong side of this ultimately. I just wish journalists were held to the same standards as public figures," Kutcher tweeted. He concluded his rant with, "#GoodForRatings #TrafficSpike #WelcomeToShockJournalism."
As for Kutcher's ties to Uber, he is reportedly an investor in the company, which explains his passionate rant.