Scarlett Johansson was the goal of a prank by husband and actor Colin Jost as she just about accepted an award. She was bestowed with the Generation Award on the 2021 MTV Movie & TV Awards.
Johansson, who’s all set to reprise the role of superhero Black Widow in the upcoming Marvel Studios film of the same name, was giving her winner’s speech when Jost, who has lengthy been a author on NBC’s selection present Saturday Night Live, determined to dump a pot of slime on her head.
This spoiled a little bit the impact of Johansson’s heartfelt speech that got here earlier than. In it she mentioned, “Watching that reel reminds of me all the incredibly inspiring collaborators that I’ve been fortunate enough to work with for over three decades.”
She added that she “never would’ve been able to continue to evolve as an actor for the last 30 years without the support and dedication of so many cast and crew members that make up the nomadic traveling circus family that are [on] movie sets, and the dedication and hard work of so many people that goes into making any movie continues to inspire me as a performer.”
Johansson additionally mentioned that her award belongs to “many hundreds of creative people all over the world.” She thanked her followers for supporting her in her profession “so I can continue to have the good fortune to pursue the job that is my passion, and I realize what an absolute gift it is to have the opportunity to do what I love.”
” I couldn’t do it with out your continued assist. This award is made attainable by all of you. It’s due to that that it’s so significant to me,” she mentioned.
Apart from her function within the Marvel Cinematic Universe motion pictures, ScarJo, as she is lovingly known as by followers, can also be identified for movies like The Prestige, Lucy, Jojo Rabbit, Marriage Story, amongst others. She has been nominated for Academy Awards twice — for Jojo Rabbit and Marriage Story.