We all know who Scarlett Johansson is, but there are a lot of things about her off-screen life that are still unknown. One interesting fact is that she has a twin brother and a Thor hammer tattoo. If you’re not yet a fan, you will be after discovering these 10+ things you didn’t know about the celebrity. For example, did you know that she started her acting career at just nine years old?
In 1994, she had a role as Laura Nelson in the film North with Elijah Wood, but this was not her only acting job as a child. Additionally, she appeared in Home Alone 3, Just Cause, and If Lucy Fell. During the 2015 Academy Awards, which occurred just five months after giving birth to her daughter, Rose, she brought her breast pump along since she was nursing and each ounce of milk was valuable. It’s worth noting that she is the inspiration behind Katy Perry’s song “I Kissed a Girl.”
Katy Perry revealed in an interview with Steppin’ Out that her hit song “I Kissed a Girl” was actually inspired by a picture of Scarlett Johansson that she saw in a magazine. However, Scarlett has expressed her dislike for the nickname “ScarJo,” stating that it sounds tacky and insulting. On a different note, Scarlett is known for being the complete opposite of a bridezilla when it comes to wedding planning.
On the Instagram page of the Avengers, Scarlett Johansson’s relaxed approach to her wedding planning with Paris journalist Romain Dauriac was highlighted. According to her, they did not opt for a themed wedding, and they simply went with the flow. Scarlett also has a twin brother called Hunter, and they share a special bond, having been together since the womb. In an interview with Glamour in 2014, she mentioned that they are very protective of each other, which may be due to their upbringing as well as being twins. Additionally, it was noted that Scarlett was previously married to Ryan Reynolds.
Hey guys, do you remember the celebrity couple that slipped from our minds? It’s none other than Ryan Reynolds and Scarlett Johansson! These two lovebirds were married for two years but parted ways in 2010 due to their busy schedules. Now, Ryan is happily married to Blake Lively. In an interview with Vanity Fair, Scarlett revealed that she didn’t fully comprehend the meaning of marriage when she tied the knot with Ryan at a young age of 23.
The AB Network on YouTube recently featured a video where a well-known personality discussed how she has changed over time. She expressed that she might have idealized some aspects of her past but is now in a different stage of life where she can make more conscious decisions and be more present. Although she is known primarily for her acting, the personality also has a musical side to her. She collaborated with Pete Yorn in 2009 for an album called “Break Up,” showcasing her raw singing talent. Interestingly, it was revealed that she had been rejected by NYU at some point in her past.
On the YouTube channel “The Ellen Show,” it was revealed that Scarlett Johansson applied to New York University’s Tisch School of the Arts in 2003, but unfortunately got rejected. However, this rejection turned out to be a blessing in disguise as it motivated her to focus on acting. Despite her success, Johansson has faced criticism for certain roles such as when she was set to star in “Rub Tug” as a transgender character and was accused of taking a role that should have gone to a transgender actor. She defended herself initially but later withdrew from the movie, acknowledging the importance of inclusivity in Hollywood. Another controversy arose in 2015 when she played the lead role in “Ghost in the Shell,” which many accused her of “whitewashing” as the character was originally Asian. In contrast, Johansson expressed bitterness over not getting the lead role in “The Parent Trap,” which famously went to Lindsay Lohan. She joked during press interviews for “Ghost in the Shell” that she was now bitter about it, 20 years later.
The actress Scarlett Johansson revealed that she felt bitter while working on the movie, The Parent Trap. She also has a Thor hammer tattoo as a tribute to her Danish father who worked as an architect. Additionally, she has nine piercings in her left ear and avoids period films so that she does not have to remove them. Despite being known for her acting career, Johansson has expressed her interest in local politics and has been a supporter of Barack Obama and Hillary Clinton in the past. However, she believes it is not the right time to run for office since she has a young daughter and her career is flourishing.
On Twitter, Jimmy Kimmel shared a quote from Scarlett Johansson about potentially directing a Marvel movie in the future. In the quote, Johansson mentions that she would need to wait until her daughter is older before fully committing to a project like that. Johansson has also expressed her support for Woody Allen, despite the allegations of sexual abuse made against him by his adopted daughter, Dylan Farrow. She stated in an interview with The Hollywood Reporter that she believes Allen is innocent and would work with him anytime. Johansson even mentioned having conversations with Allen about the accusations.
HitRecord is a platform where creative individuals can collaborate on various projects and showcase their works. According to a statement, one of Scarlett Johansson’s colleagues said that she has been very straightforward with him, and he believes her innocence despite the accusations thrown at her. The actress revealed that her acting dream is to portray a Disney princess, but she has not landed the role yet despite her 20 years of experience in the industry. Meanwhile, Johansson’s mother was her manager until 2009, but the star decided to terminate her services. Interestingly, the Hollywood celebrity has an unusual obsession with cheese, which she loves to smell and watch others eat, but she does not consume it anymore as it does not sit well with her body. Lastly, a Looney Tunes character was named after her, which is a testament to her popularity and influence.
The character named after Scarlett Johansson in a cartoon series is a unique way to keep her legacy alive. Despite receiving backlash from people, Scarlett refuses to hold back her opinions and always speaks her truth. She believes that being true to oneself is crucial, even if it may rub some people the wrong way. Although she supports Woody Allen, she also stands with the #MeToo movement. Even though the death of her character Black Widow was sad, she was okay with it as it felt in-character for her to sacrifice herself for her loved ones. Share any other interesting facts about Scarlett Johansson in the comments!