Oh yeah, same.
Words by Jadie Troy-Pryde
We recently learned that babies born this year will never need to learn this skill, so all that time and money we’ve invested in learning it is essentially a waste.
But one skill that will never become redundant is learning to speak another language. Whether or not those translating earpieces come to be a thing when you’re travelling abroad, the ability to communicate with other people in another tongue can be really rewarding.
So it’s no wonder that Ashton Kutcher is immensely proud of his daughter, Wyatt. Move over bilingual Prince George, because this Hollywood toddler can speak not two, but three languages. Oh, and she’s only two-and-a-half.
In an interview on the Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon, the actor admitted that although his daughter is trilingual his son, Dimitri, is just not interested in talking at all.
‘It’s weird because girls advance apparently faster than boys,’ Ashton said.
‘My daughter is like two and a half, she speaks three languages, she’s got like Russian and Spanish and English. She actually understands and speaks them.
‘The boy is just like ‘thuck’. Just like a chunky, ‘BAHHHH.’ He sounds like a pterodactyl, and he’s not coming around.’
However, in baby Dimitri’s defence he is just six months old so he’s got time to pick up the same language skills as his sister.
But Ashton continued: ‘Wyatt, I had her ‘papa’ at four months. She was like, ‘Papa, papa’ and I was like ‘Aww.’
‘The boy was like ‘BAHHHH!’ But I invented another human. I just keep inventing them. That’s the second one. That’s my second invention. It’s amazing, it’s so cool. He’s six months now so I’ve had him for a little bit, I haven’t thrown him out yet.’
Proof that the Kutcher-Kunis’ are one of the sweetest families in Tinseltown.