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Ashton Kutcher in 'secret' Stockholm visit

Ashton Kutcher in 'secret' Stockholm visit

Published: 22 Dec 2011 12:41 GMT+01:00
Updated: 22 Dec 2011 12:41 GMT+01:00

Hollywood star Ashton Kutcher swept into Stockholm on Wednesday, spending time at the headquarters of Swedish music streaming service Spotify before heading out for a night on the town.

"He was really nice, and seemed to be in a good mood," Elias Karroum, manager of the Beruit Cafe, told The Local of his unexpected encounter with Kutcher.

The recently divorced Kutcher, who now stars in the US sitcom "2 1/2 Men", had been to visit Spotify's main offices in posh Stockholm neighbourhood Östermalm earlier on Wednesday afternoon.

Together with a gang from the Swedish company he then visited Karroum's Lebanese restaurant.

"At first no one recognized him, because he snuck in shyly wearing a hat and a big jacket," said Karroum.

"But the restaurant was packed, and rumours soon spread."

Despite recognizing the unexpected star in their midst, fellow guests left Kutcher and his company alone to enjoy their food and drink.

Afterwards, Karroum revealed, Kutcher took the time to pose for a couple of pictures together with guests.

The actor also signed the restaurant's guestbook.

"He thanked us for a nice dinner, and signed his autograph," said Karroum, explaining that the actor's visit was calm, despite having been a surprise.

Around 10pm, Kutcher made his way to the exclusive Lydmar Hotel where Sweden's Princess Madeleine was also dining with friends, according to the Expressen newspaper.

The past year has been a turbulent one for 33-year-old Kutcher, whose recently revealed infidelity scandal led to the end of his six year marriage to Demi Moore.

Clara Guibourg (clarabara@hotmail.com)

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13:51 December 22, 2011 by Rishonim
posh Stockholm neighbourhood Östermalm. LOL. Östermalm is the Antithesis of posh. Neuilly-sur-Seine is posh, La Recoleta is Posh. Via Veneto is Posh. Östermalm is like a very average area in an Eastern European city..
14:37 December 22, 2011 by djmarko
I will compare ostermalm to parts of kings road in Chelsea
15:37 December 22, 2011 by jvtx3232
Uh oh I'm afraid Ashton Kutcher may have been moving in on my future wife Madeleine!

>:-(
18:18 December 22, 2011 by Larry Thrash
I'm not secretive, I will be visiting Stockholm staying in the plush area of Hässelby / Vällingby this summer. I won't be wear a coat but might have a cowboy hat on. :)
21:09 December 22, 2011 by Bones
I'll see you down the famous Hässelby boardwalk sometime then Larry?
01:01 December 23, 2011 by matona1
kim hong ii you are welcome to sweden
10:54 December 23, 2011 by philster61
Looks like Steve Jobs circa early 1980s
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