Mila Kunis is baffled by Donald Trump’s anti-refugee policy.
“The whole Syrian-refugee thing — we came here on a religious-refugee visa, and I’m not going to blow this country up,” Kunis said. “I’m clearly paying taxes. I’m not taking anything away. So the fact that people look at what’s happening and are like, ‘Pfft, they’re going to blow s–t up’? It saddens me how much fear we’ve instilled in ourselves.”
She also addressed Trump’s call to build a wall on the border between the U.S. and Mexico.
“… the whole, ‘Hey, let’s build a wall between Los Angeles and Mexico’ … I don’t even have to answer that one. There’s no point,” Kunis said. “It’s a really great sound bite. And it got him far. Nobody should be mad at him; we did it to ourselves.”
Trump has consistently taken an anti-refugee position on the campaign trail, at one point comparing Syrian refugees to a “Trojan horse.”
“We have to stop the tremendous flow of Syrian refugees into the United States,” Trump said in April. “We don’t know who they are. They have no documentation and we don’t know what they’re planning.”
Trump’s controversial position on immigration has faced backlash from a number of celebrities including Padma Lakshmi; an open letter from America Ferrera, George Lopez and others; and an op-ed written by Aziz Ansari. Last year, Univision ended its deal with the Miss Universe Organization over Trump’s remarks about Mexican immigrants.