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Actress Scarlett Johansson has had a long and wildly successful career, so she's no doubt used to making headlines over the past few decades. And while moviegoers are thrilled to finally see her long-awaited solo movie Black Widow arrive in theaters, Johansson is also turning heads as it was recently announced that she and Colin Jost are expecting a child together. This was no doubt a thrilling piece of news for many, and the internet definitely had some thoughts about the upcoming little Avenger.
Scarlett Johansson is gearing up to become a mother for the second time, marking her first child with her husband, Saturday Night Live star Colin Jost. Clearly the Oscar-nominated actress has a lot to celebrate lately, as Black Widow is also finally hitting theaters. And now that the baby announcement has been made, the fans are making their thoughts known, through various delightful memes. Case in point:
I mean, same. News of Scarlett Johansson's upcoming baby basically broke the internet. And in order to show how much the news captured the Twittersphere, one user utilized this A+ meme of video game The Sims. Plop your kids in front of a screen (or in this case let them burn, baby burn) because tons of folks were more interested in Johansson's recent reveal than possible childcare.
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As is usually the case with pregnancy announcements, there were plenty of well wishes coming Scarlett Johansson's way once the news broke online. And since it's the internet we're talking about, many fans used memes to express their joy for Johansson and Colin Jost. You can see one particularly delightful response below,
Given her long career as an actress, Scarlett Johansson has a ton of fans. This also includes a number of moviegoers (of various genders) who have a crush on the OG Avenger. So when it was revealed that she and Colin Jost were pregnant, some folks on Twitter made it clear that they were jealous of the Saturday Night Live cast member getting to settle down with Johansson. In their words,
While news of Scarlett Johansson pregnancy broke the internet, some folks out there were less surprised than others. Namely because the actress has reportedly been doing such limited press for the long-awaited release of Black Widow. While she conducted virtual interviews with outlets including CinemaBlend, Johansson was noticeably absent from the premiere event. Now that we know she was pregnant, more than one fan took to Twitter to make the public aware that they knew it all along. As one user put it,
Over the past few years, Scarlett Johansson and Colin Jost have become a power couple in their own right. Before the pregnancy, the combination of talent and household names turned heads. And while Jost might have to suffer some jokes at his expense while working on Saturday Night Live, there are many who love their pairing. As one fan posted,
With Scarlett Johansson's time in the MCU seemingly come to an end with the release of Cate Shortland's Black Widow, it's clear that the actress still has much to be excited about. In addition to her schedule should be freed up to take on a wider variety of acting projects, becoming a a mother again should be a thrill. Looks like Natasha got her happy ending after all.
We here at CinemaBlend congratulate Scarlett Johansson and Colin Jost on their upcoming baby. Black Widow will release in theaters and on Disney+ this weekend. Be sure to check out the 2021 movie release dates to plan your next movie experience.
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