NEW YORK (AP) – Ashton Kutcher says if his new movie, “A Lot Like Love,” tops the weekend box office, he’ll model underwear.

“If we are the No. 1 movie in America, I will do a Calvin Klein underwear campaign,” Kutcher said in an interview on syndicated entertainment show “Access Hollywood,” that aired Tuesday night.

“It’s actually a bet that I made with my producing partner, so we will see what happens,” he added.

Kutcher has modeled for clothing lines, including magazine ads for Calvin Klein and catwalk work for Versace.

He co-stars with Amanda Peet in “A Lot Like Love.” Opening Friday, the romantic comedy’s competition for No. 1 at the box office will likely come from new release “Kung Fu Hustle” and last week’s top earner, “The Amityville Horror.”

Posing in underwear wouldn’t seem to be an issue for the 27-year-old actor, who had no trouble doing his first nude scene in “A Lot Like Love.”

“I like being nude,” he said. “So for me, it wasn’t incredibly tough.”

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KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) – A man spit tobacco juice into the face of Jane Fonda after waiting in line to have her sign her new memoir.

Capt. Rich Lockhart of the Kansas City Police Department said Michael A. Smith, 54, was arrested Tuesday night on a municipal charge of disorderly conduct. He was released on bond and is due to appear in court on May 27.

Fonda covers a wide range of topics in “My Life So Far,” including her 1972 visit to Hanoi to protest the Vietnam War, during which she was photographed on a North Vietnamese anti-aircraft gun. She has apologized for the photo, but not for opposing the war.

Smith, a Vietnam veteran, told The Kansas City Star Wednesday that Fonda was a “traitor” and that her protests against the Vietnam War were unforgivable. He said he doesn’t chew tobacco but did so Tuesday solely to spit juice on the actress.

“I consider it a debt of honor,” he told The Star for a story on its Web site. “She spit in our faces for 37 years. It was absolutely worth it. There are a lot of veterans who would love to do what I did.”

Fonda, who flew to Minneapolis Wednesday for another appearance on her book tour, issued a statement through Jynne Martin of Random House.

“In spite of the incident, my experience in Kansas City was wonderful and I thank all the warm and supportive people, including so many veterans, who came to welcome me last night,” she said.

Fonda drew a crowd of about 900 at Unity Temple, said Vivian Jennings, whose Rainy Day Books of suburban Fairway, Kan., sponsored the event.

Jennings said the 67-year-old actress never got up from her seat and continued autographing books after the tobacco juice was wiped off.

“The important thing is that she was so calm and so gracious about it,” Jennings said. “She was wonderful.”


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