Ukrainian-born actress Mila Kunis spoke out today about the violence in her native country, calling the situation “truly heartbreaking.”

The Jewish starlet shared her thoughts via Twitter, in an exchange with the Times of Israel.


“Today I read ‘just because it’s happening not here, doesn’t mean it’s not happening.’ Truly heartbreaking. I pray for change,” Kunis said, according to the Times.

“My family moved to America when I was 7, however my extended family remains in the Ukraine.”

Kunis moved with her parents to the US after their experiences facing anti-Semitism.

J-Connection: Mila Kunis is a Ukrainian-Jewish actress.