Ashton Kutcher either needs to brush up on his facts about aging and fertility or he is confused that looking young on the outside somehow makes your chances of having a baby in your late 40s so much easier. Kutcher told ABC News Cynthia McFadden that he is not worried about Demi Moore, 47, being able to have a child because she is a “genetic freak.” So what are the realistic chances of a 47-year-old woman getting pregnant?
There is only a 5 percent chance that a 47-year-old would get pregnant within one year of trying to conceive according to this calculator. And according to a fertility expert, the chances are probably much slimmer. I don’t think how good you look is part of the equation.
When asked if he and Moore plan to have a biological child of their own, he said:
“I don’t know…I think my wife is a genetic freak,” he quipped. “I’m not worried.”
Maybe he was just being flip to an intrusive question, but I do think Hollywood seems to perpetuate the myth that having babies well into your 40s is a breeze.