Hollywood actor and investor Ashton Kutcher surprised Ellen at her day show by making a huge donation of $4 Million Ripple currency to The Ellen DeGeneres Wildlife Fund.
Actor turned venture capitalist Ashton Kutcher’s generous gesture had the TV host Ellen DeGeneres in tears. It’s not everyday that the host of the show cries when a guest like Hollywood’s Ashton Kutcher decides to make a donation of $4 Million Ripple crypto currency to Ellen DeGeneres Wildlife Fund.
Ashton Kutcher was invited on The Ellen DeGeneres Show along with his Hollywood manager Guy Oseary. The two have been investing in tech firms including Ripple crypto currency under Sound Ventures partners name. Ashton made a donation of $4 Million in form of crypto currency Ripple(XPR), of which he and his business partner, Guy Oseary, are investors.
Generally it is Ellen who make her guests go teary eyed after giving them a surprise, but this time guest Ashton Kutcher’s surprise gesture bought happy tears to Ellen.
For those who aren’t aware, The Ellen DeGeneres Wildlife Fund is all about saving gorillas, which Portia De Rossi gifted her famous wife Ellen DeGeneres for her 60th birthday. Kutcher who is also a neighbor to DeGeneres’, recalled his memory about how he got to know about Ellen’s project.
“I ran into you on the beach, and you told me about this amazing birthday gift that you got from Portia, and you explained to me that if you weren’t doing this, that you would be working on that project, right?” Kutcher said. “You would be saving the gorillas.”
He continued: “But you never ask anyone for anything ever and you said, ‘At some point I’m going to need some help with this.’ And I said, ‘You’re asking me for help? You never ask anyone for help ever!’”
Where as Oseary recalled saying, “You wanted to share with me this incredible story, this gift of a lifetime that Portia gave you. And I promised you on that call that I’d be there to help you. [Ashton and I] are brothers and we’re here to help you.”
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When the venture capitalist Ashton Kutcher and his manager shared Ellen’s generous work for the people and society with the Ripple firm, the tech company decided to donate $4 million to the Ellen DeGeneres Wildlife Fund.
Obviously this had DeGeneres go awestruck. Overwhelmed by the generous donation she said, “Oh my God—that was the most amazing thing,” she said. “I love you both so much—you know that.”