One of the Greatest Trials Ashton Kutcher Has Faced as a Dad Was Explaining the Easter Bunny to His Daughter

"And what does that have to do with Jesus coming back from the dead?!"

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In a new dispatch from the Kutcher-Kunis household, we learn that things are not always whip/nae nae-y there (opens in new tab)—not when there are ontological discussions about the Easter Bunny to be had.

During an appearance on Jimmy Kimmel, the fun dad discussed how difficult it is to explain leporine mythical figures to 17-month-olds without getting too deep into biology and Christianity and what marshmallow Peeps have anything to do with the Resurrection. Tough job, considering how little Wyatt's already putting up a fight against not being allowed to eat Cinnamon Toast Crunch yet.

"I'm trying to negotiate with her, but it was like a Republican debate," he said. "Like I'm trying to say rational stuff, and she's yelling like Donald Trump. And I'm like, 'This isn't going to work.' We couldn't get on the same page."

Maybe it's like what David Sedaris wrote—you just have to have faith. Or something.

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Chelsea Peng is a writer and editor who was formerly the assistant editor at MarieClaire.com. She's also worked for The Strategist and Refinery29, and is a graduate of Northwestern University. On her tombstone, she would like a GIF of herself that's better than the one that already exists on the Internet and a free fro-yo machine. Besides frozen dairy products, she's into pirates, carbs, Balzac, and snacking so hard she has to go lie down.