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Colin Jost Mocks Scarlett Johansson on the Show and in Front of Millions of Viewers

This weekend the popular Scarlett Johansson, learned the consequences of being married to someone who is professionally dedicated to making others laugh

United States.- Colin Jost, made fun of his wife Scarlett Johansson in full transmission, but do not think badly, since the comedian was practically forced to do so in front of millions of viewers during the last episode of ‘SNL’ of 2020. 

This weekend the popular Scarlett Johansson, knew the consequences of being married to someone who is professionally dedicated to making others laugh, however, for her defense everything has a good explanation.

It turns out that it was all an annual tradition of the show, which it carries out in the Christmas special with which it ends the season.

During the usual humorous newscast, each of the presenters, in this case, Jost and Michael Che, writes a series of jokes that his partner is forced to read live without knowing their content beforehand, as explained by the Tikitakas portal.

This fun practice pretends that the hosts cannot contain their laughter during the transmission, because the joke is not expected, much less will they know what it can be about.

“It has been learned that the singer of Creed, Scott Stapp, will play Frank Sinatra in a new movie,” that’s how the joke began.

And Che decided to gamble with Jost with a joke that alludes to some of the controversies that Johansson has suffered throughout her acting career.

The surprise came for the husband of the ‘Black Widow’, when he had to read, laughing, the teleprinter the following:

The good news is that Sammy Davis Jr. (member of Sinatra’s famous ‘Rat Pack’) will be played by Scarlett Johansson

At that moment everything exploded, as the comedian could not contain his laughter, at the same time that he covered his face, perhaps thinking that it would not go well for him when he got home, because, without a doubt, his wife by then would have already left. found out about that joke.

It is worth mentioning that this allusion to the actress getting into the role of a black man refers to the accusations of ‘whitewashing’ that Johansson has received in the past for having accepted roles such as Motoko Kusanagi in ‘Ghost in the Shell: the soul of the machine ‘.

Hollywood’s 2017 adaptation of the popular anime, whose main character was originally Japanese. 

The interpreter suffered a similar ‘backlash’ when it was announced that she would be in charge of playing the protagonist of the film ‘Rub and Tug’, based on the life of the transgender gangster Dante ‘Tex’ Gill. The controversy that ensued was such that Johansson backed down and ended up getting off the project.

The actress and “Saturday Night Live” star got engaged in 2019 after dating for two years. On October 29, Scarlett Johansson and Colin Jost got married a year after their engagement, in a very intimate ceremony.

It was Meals on Wheels America who announced on Instagram that Johansson and Jost tied the knot over the weekend in an intimate ceremony. The post said the couple’s wedding followed Covid-19 safety precautions as “stated by the CDC.”

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