He and Mila Kunis were trying to enjoy a date at London's seafood-loving Scotts Restaurant when the paps began their usual storm of snaps.
No need to worry, though. Ashton made sure to be as close to Mila as possible Thursday night, ensuring none of the aggressive photogs got too close to her backside!
Ch-ch-check 'em ouuttt (above)!!!
Now that the divorce proceedings are finally closer to the finish line, it doesn't seem like there's any turning back now!
Long live ASHLA!!
P.S. Check out even MORE pics of their shutterbugged date BELOW!
[Image via Pacific Coast News.]