Scarlett Johansson stopped The Drew Barrymore Show last week to discuss her personal life and opened up about something she was “ashamed” of when speaking with her 7-year-old daughter, Rose Dorothy, about her past. the Black Widow star, 37, told host Drew Barrymore that she used to smoke in her youth and stressed the importance of teaching her daughter to never follow in her footsteps.
“My daughter may have already asked me that. I used to smoke when I was younger and I’m so ashamed,” Johansson told Barrymore. “I just don’t want her to think I ever thought it was cool because she can never, ever, ever smoke,” she added. Johansson also acknowledged that if she tells her child (whom she shares with ex-husband Roman Dauriac, 40) not to smoke, it could push her to rebel and engage in things that are advised him against it. This, Johansson said, is something she hopes Rose will “never understand.”
The two-time Oscar nominee also opened up about married life with her hubby, Saturday Night Live star Colin Jost, 39, and how she ‘knew’ him before they were ever romantically involved, but only started thinking of him that way when she was ‘available’. Johansson explained that it was all about “timing,” and when the pair started dating in 2017, they were both emotionally ready and falling in love.
During Johansson’s segment on the show, Barrymore showed Johansson a photo of Jost in high school with a cut in the middle of the bowl. When asked if the avengers The actress reportedly gave then-Jost a chance in high school, laughing and saying “no way”, since he had the “same haircut” as his brothers at the time.
Johansson and Jost dated two years before getting engaged in May 2019, married the following year in October 2020 and welcomed their first son (and Johansson’s second child), Cosmo, in August 2021.