Macaulay Culkin & Mila Kunis: Inside their 8-year affair & shocking split

    Throwback to Hollywood's hidden gem: the Macaulay Culkin & Mila Kunis love story, their struggles with fame, and the heartbreak behind their split.

    Macaulay Culkin and Mila Kunis (Source: People)

    Macaulay Culkin and Mila Kunis (Source: People)

    When love ignited between Mila Kunis and the Home Alone sensation Macaulay Culkin, they were mere adolescents in the demanding world of showbiz. As Kunis once reflected, "We grew up together," describing their relationship as a learning curve that molded them as individuals. The rarity of their bond was apparent even then. In her own words, Culkin was her steady rock and their relationship was instrumental in shaping her life. Yet, with youth, come mistakes. As Kunis once candidly remarked on age playing a role in their connection, "I don't know if I met him at 27 if it would have been a different relationship."

    Being linked to Macaulay Culkin, the child star of one of the most iconic holiday movies, was no easy feat. Kunis often found herself grappling with the abnormal allure Culkin had over his fans. "He was huge. You couldn't walk down the street with him," Kunis once revealed. The reactions weren’t the standard celebrity-fan interactions; they were intensified, more personal.

    Macaulay Culkin and Mila Kunis (Source: InStyle)

    The heartbreak behind the amicable breakup

    Although their split in 2011 was presented as mutual and friendly, with both stars moving forward with their lives, Kunis's later confession painted a different picture. "I was an a------ in my 20s and I'll be the first to admit it," Kunis confessed, acknowledging her own role in the tumultuous breakup, something few stars are willing to do openly. Her genuine self-awareness and desire to understand her actions from that time demonstrate a depth and maturity that came with reflection.

    Today, both actors seem to have found contentment in their personal lives. Kunis is happily married to Ashton Kutcher, with whom she shares two children, while Culkin has found love with former Disney Channel actress Brenda Song. Yet, the echoes of their past relationship and its impact on their formative years in Hollywood will always be a part of their intertwined legacies.

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