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The Life of Scarlett Johansson

She's inarguably one of the world's biggest stars, but Scarlett Johansson grew up in a humble home in New York. Now, she's nominated for a best actress Golden Globe for her heartbreaking performance in "Marriage Story." This is her life story so far.

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She comes from humble origins, she has become the best-paid actress in the world, she owes her name to the heroine of "Gone with the wind”, she played the superhero Black Widow 9 times, this is Scarlett Johansson. Scarlett Johansson and her twin brother Hunter were born in 1984 in New York, to a Danish father and a Polish mother. Part of her maternal family, of Jewish origin, died in the Warsaw ghetto. During her childhood, she lived on financial allocations and food stamps. At 8, she took her first steps on stage in New York in front of Ethan Hawke in the play "Sophistry".

At 14, she was revealed to the general public thanks to her role in "The Horse Whisperer" where she worked alongside Robert Redford. At 19, she was nominated twice at the Golden Globes for her roles in "Girl with a Pearl Earring" and "Lost in Translation". In 2010, she made her debut in the Marvel universe thanks to her role as Black Widow in "Iron Man 2". At 29, she gave birth to her daughter Rose, born from her union with French advertiser Romain Dauriac. The couple split two years later. In 2015, she got involved in a campaign to fight child hunger and malnutrition in the United States. In 2017, Paramount Studio was accused of whitewashing for choosing her to play the heroine of "Ghost in the Shell" and instead of an Asian actress, in accordance with the original manga.

At 32, she defended Planned Parenthood at the Women's March in Washington. In January 2018, following an email sent by Natalie Portman, she was one of the first actresses to get involved in the Time's Up movement. In July 2018, in the face of criticism from the LGBT community, she gave up the role of a transgender man in the movie "Rub & Tug". In July 2019, as she began promoting "Black Widow", she denounced the lack of female directors. At 35, she supported director Woody Allen, accused of rape, with whom she has made three movies. In September 2019, after supporting Barack Obama and Hillary Clinton, Scarlett Johansson announced that she has chosen Elizabeth Warren for the Democratic nomination for the 2020 presidential election.

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12/12/2019 11:19 AM
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  • Ness B.
    21 hours

    Another Hollywood hypocrite!

  • Carolyn H.
    a day

    Gv W Ho cares who you voted for .

  • Stratan H.
    a day

    Somebody!Please tell me it's background music...I love it

  • James W.
    a day

    Scarlett Johansson is a beautiful woman. I love her as BLACK WIDOW. She’s gorgeous.

  • Agnes T.
    a day

    I love❤ scarlett Johansson She's gorgeous, talented, sweet personality ❤😊 good heart, she's Perfect!🥰❤

  • Thomas M.
    a day

    Progressive 🐷 is more like it.

  • Mary L.
    2 days

    Wasn't she in porn movies? No mention of any of that here....

  • Marianne M.
    2 days

    She’s a strong woman but she is too radical beings no joy to my world. Caustic. I understand we all have beliefs , but when people think only theirs matters they lose me.

  • Kevin H.
    2 days

    Beautiful, Smart and she could try to kill me any day she wants with one of her Black Widow moves!

  • Cristina S.
    2 days

    I like how she look neaw,it more feminine !

  • Ephraim M.
    3 days

    https://youtu.be/vpNm4GK2L1A

  • Nelson O.
    3 days

    Idol

  • J E.
    3 days

    I first saw her in ghost world and I love that movie

  • Darlene O.
    3 days

    Her choices seem to keep spiraling downward. From planned parenthood to Her political supports she’s welcome to her opinions I disagree with everyone that I’ve seen on this video of her therefore I will not support her in her movies or any other aspect of her life!

  • Angela H.
    6 days

    You are done. Time to retire. You get paid to pretend to be a character. Keep your political views to yourself! Won't watch anymore of your movies. Bye bye.

  • Gabriel R.
    7 days

    I think she is going to end up in Guantanamo as well, knowing that she has supported Obama and Hillary! I might be able to bring to you some cigarretes while you end up your day at Guantanamo bay!

  • Gabriel R.
    7 days

    And you won't see that in Hollywood no more, because they all are ending in Guantanamo not to long from now!

  • Gabriel R.
    7 days

    No respect for her!! 🤬😠😡🤬😠😡

  • Gabriel R.
    7 days

    Yeah planned parenthood! And having control of your body! I'm all for that! But don't kill a human been that's growing in your insides, just for not protecting yourself! I'm really against that! No to abortions!!😡😠🤬😡😠🤬😡😠🤬

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