He kept a close eye on her all day while she sunned herself on her luxury cruise liner off Taormina, Italy.
And it seems that Scarlett Johansson’s bodyguard is never off duty for a second.
The actress’s burly sidekick was on hand with the soap as she hosed herself down after a dip in the water.
Clearly he takes his job very seriously.
Tough gig: Scarlett Johansson’s bodyguard was on hand to help while she hosed herself down after a dip on her luxury cruise liner off Taormina, Italy
Scarlett, 27, showed off her jaw-dropping curves as she washed herself after a dip in the water, appearing unselfconscious and very comfortable in his company.
The pair were joined briefly by a couple of crew members, but were alone for the majority of the time.
Scarlett’s bodyguard appeared to be making himself useful by holding something which looked like soap while she showered- displaying an admirable work ethic.
Let me get that for you: It looked as though Scarlett’s bodyguard was holding soap
Never strays from her side: Scarlett’s bodyguard certainly has an admirable work ethic
The actress was seen languishing on the boat alongside her bodyguard with whom she put on a very tactile display as she sunbathed earlier in the day.
Scarlett’s advertising executive boyfriend may be wishing he was there.
It was Scarlett’s figure rather than the stunning Sicilian views that drew attention as she paraded her curves in a white string bikini.
Old-school curves: Scarlett’s white bikini had more than a hint of vintage Bond girl about it
Something wrong? It looked as though Scarlett’s companion was looking rather closely at her face
Crew assistance: Possibly Scarlett was suffering from a nosebleed
Under control: It looked as though the situation was being handled calmly
And her bodyguard clearly not wanting to be left out wore some rather form-fitting black trunks as he kept a watchful eye on her.
Quite what he was expecting to encounter while at sea is anybody’s guess. But as they lay side by side on the deck, there was little space for anyone to get in between them.
Laying out on a towel on the front deck of the vessel, Scarlett was the centre of attention in her white Bond-style two-piece.
Spotted something in the water? The pair appeared to stop and look at something
Ready to dive in! Scarlett’s bodyguard was in prime position for some Baywatch-style action
Covered up: Scarlett wore a pretty loose pink dress after her dip
The Avengers star shielded her face from the sun with a visor and wore sunglasses over her eyes.
The actress was joined by her hunky bodyguard and two female friends, and the group kept hydrated by sipping from water bottles.
As they sped out to sea, the foursome snapped away with their cameras, taking in the breathtaking views.
White hot: Laying out on a towel on the front deck of the vessel with a friend, Scarlett was the centre of attention in her white Bond-style two-piece
On the job: The pair sunbathed together and were later joined by friends
Ahoy there curves: Scarlett Johansson showed off her curves in a white bikini as she sailed around the Sicilian seas today
Scarlett is currently staying in Sicily to attend Dolce & Gabbana’s first-ever couture collection presentation during Haute Couture Fashion Week this evening.
The Lost In Translation star is one the spokesmodel’s for the fashion label’s cosmetics line.
She has held the role since 2009.
Relaxing time: Scarlett was joined by both male and female friends during the afternoon outing
Stretching out: Scarlett was keen to get an all-over tan
Also in town for tonight’s event is actresses Monica Bellucci and Isabella Rosselinni, who are also past and present faces of the label.
Scarlett’s career is currently blazing.
The actress has recently reportedly been offered £13million to star in the sequel to Avengers Assemble.
Re-positioning: The actress made sure to get comfortable for her day out in the sun
Sun smart: The Avengers star shielded her face from the sun with a visor and wore sunglasses over her eyes
The monumental fee will make the her the highest paid female actor of all time.
Scarlett, who plays the role of Natasha Romanoff aka Black Widow, is being tempted to star as the character for the the third time in Avengers 2.
The huge fee would eclipse the £12.2million paid to Angelina Jolie for her role in The Tourist, back in 2010.
Refreshed: Scarlett and her friends kept hydrated throughout the day
Taking a break: Scarlett is currently staying in Sicily to attend Dolce & Gabbana’s first-ever couture collection presentation during Haute Couture Fashion Week this evening
Avengers Assemble became the third highest grossing movie in history by taking £936million at the box office, and Scarlett is seen as an integral part of its success.
A source told The Sun newspaper: ‘Scarlett is the hottest star in Hollywood and her inclusion in the sequel is a must.
‘Producers think that as the only lead woman in the film male fans have found her a key ingredient — both for sex and story appeal. She is loved by critics too.’
Out to sea: Earlier Scarlett was seen leaving the mainland to head out to sea
Scarlett is the only female member of the Avengers, and she revealed earlier this year how her character can more than measure up to her teammates.
She said: ‘The other day we were doing this big reveal shot of all the Avengers. Thor has got his hammer, Cap’s got his shield, Hawkeye has his bow and arrow, and Hulk is huge. Then it pans over to me and I’ve got guns.
Bohemian: The star wore a pretty white and purple sarong over her bikini
‘Iron Man’s like, hovering above all of us, ready to go… I was like, ”Joss… um… do I look OK holding these guns?” and he responded, ”She’s a total bad-ass. She’s a killing machine”.’
Scarlett has already appeared in Iron Man 2, but she is also due to star in Hancock 2 and Nick Fury.
Iron Man star Robert Downey Jr, and Thor actor Chris Hemsworth are also reported to have been offered 50 per cent pay rises for the sequel.