“I felt like I was doing a drug deal without all the fun”: Scarlett Johansson Was Unhappy With Ryan Reynolds For Keeping Their Marriage a Secret, Claims ‘Deadpool’ Star Didn’t Take Her on Dates

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Deadpool star, Ryan Reynolds and Black Widow actress Scarlett Johansson had once been a couple. Much to the surprise of many, the A-lister celebrity duo married back in 2008 but broke up soon after in 2011.

Ryan Reynolds and Scarlett Johansson
Ryan Reynolds and Scarlett Johansson

Scarlett Johansson and Ryan Reynolds decided in 2010 that their marriage was no longer viable; and due to their celebrity status, the couple refrained from disclosing the possible catalysts for the commencement of the divorce process within the State of California. However, Scarlett Johansson opened up about her split with the Deadpool star recently.

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The Truth behind Ryan Reynolds and Scarlett Johansson’s divorce

As per reports from thethings, The Marvel actor spoke up regarding her three-year marriage with Ryan Reynolds, stating that she wasn’t ready for that kind of commitment at the time. She said,

“The first time I got married I was 23 years old. I didn’t really have an understanding of marriage. Maybe I kind of romanticized it, I think, in a way.”

Ryan Reynolds and Scarlett Johansson when they were married
Ryan Reynolds and Scarlett Johansson together

But it doesn’t seem that Johansson holds particular grudges against her ex. Instead, she sees that moment in her life as a period of maturation. Although the Lucy actress wasn’t much of a fan of her secretive wedding.

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“I never thought that I’d be planning my wedding in a dark alley somewhere,” Johansson stated about how she kept her wedding a secret. “But it turned out that way. It was really quite secretive and I felt like I was doing a drug deal without all the fun… I got married in a very remote part of Canada. There were bears and whales and eagles.”

In 2008, the pair married in a secret ceremony at a rural resort in Vancouver. And it appears to have been a simple and discreet decision at the time.

Scarlett Johansson was able to use her own experience with the divorce

Scarlett Johansson was able to draw on her own divorce experience, as well as her parents, for her character in the 2019 film “Marriage Story.” In an interview, she commented,

“I had some kind of shared experience with the character, or with any person going through a divorce, really. I understood the bittersweetness of it somehow, in a way. All those kind of in-between feelings that the character has. I understood them because I had gone through them myself.”

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The Adam Project star Ryan Reynolds and the Avengers: Age of Ultron actress were married for two years before splitting up in 2010. Johansson later married journalist Romain Dauriac, while Reynolds married Blake Lively. The couple has three children and a penchant for mocking each other on social media.

Source: thethings


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