When Scarlett Johansson appeared on Gwyneth Paltrow’s Goop podcast, she spoke highly of her former partner, Ryan Reynolds. The two were married for a period of three years, from 2008 to 2011.
In a recent interview with Gwyneth Paltrow on her Goop podcast, Scarlett Johansson opened up about her experiences being married three times. She even went as far as to compliment her ex-husband, Ryan Reynolds. Initially, when Paltrow asked Johansson if she had been married twice, the actress corrected her and revealed that it was actually three times.
During a friendly conversation, Gwyneth Paltrow mentioned Scarlett Johansson’s former marriage to Ryan Reynolds. Johansson confirmed that they were indeed briefly married when they first met on the set of Iron Man 2. Paltrow expressed her admiration for Reynolds, and Johansson noted that he is a great person. The exchange was lighthearted and cordial.
Johansson and the lead actor of Deadpool exchanged vows in 2008 but unfortunately parted ways in 2011. Reynolds, on the other hand, found love again as he married Blake Lively in 2012 and they are now blessed with four children. As for the Black Widow actress, she tied the knot with a French journalist named Romain Dauriac in 2014 but their marriage ended in 2017. They share a lovely daughter named Rose who is now eight years old.
Scarlett Johansson, who tied the knot with Colin Jost in October 2020 and became a mother to their child Cosmo in August 2021, recently spoke about her experiences with relationships during an interview with Gwyneth Paltrow. The actress shared how her views on long-term relationships have changed over time, owing to her prior experiences. She explained that although she had known Jost for a while, it was only through work and they had not pursued a romantic relationship before. Johansson admitted that she hadn’t always been ready for a relationship like the one she currently shares with Jost because she was yet to establish her boundaries and understand her needs from a partner.
During an interview, Johansson spoke fondly of her husband and described him as a compassionate person. She then opened up about her personal realization regarding the essential qualities she looks for in a partner. The actress expressed that there are specific traits that she feels should be shared between partners when in a romantic relationship. She acknowledged that maintaining a relationship can be difficult because it involves constant compromise, and sometimes their lifestyles may differ. However, Johansson stated that she didn’t fully appreciate the importance of compassion until she met her current partner. She believes that this characteristic is fundamental and vital for any healthy and successful relationship.
Johansson stresses the importance of recognizing the key attributes required in a partner to maintain a long-lasting relationship. This realization proved to be a turning point for her, leading to a successful marriage with Jost, a 40-year-old comedian. Johansson credits her ability to comprehend and appreciate herself for accepting these characteristics, which she considers a valuable lesson for life.