Scarlett Johansson shared her loneliness of being a single mother. Among Hollywood female stars, she owns a sexy figure and has a successful career. Many roles in blockbuster movies have help her often appear in the list of female stars making a huge amount of money.
However, in her private life, Scarlett Johansson twice went through broken marriages. Especially in the second marriage, she had a daughter. The divorce then caused the two sides to arrange child rearing and to share the time to take care of their child. In fact, Johansson always had a lot of film projects. She confided that she had experienced times when life was too difficult and lonely.
Currently, Scarlett Johansson is the one of the most famous female celebrities all over the world with the highest remuneration. However, it could not help her avoid the feeling that life is sometimes too difficult.
In the fall of 2019, Scarlett Johansson reunited audiences with two films. First of all, it was the “Jojo Rabbit” comedy set in World War II. In this movie, Johansson played Rosei, a German mother who was very worried about her 10-year-old son, who has a very funny imagination.
Second, it was the movie made for the online movie channel called “Marriage Story”. In this film, Johansson played Nicole, an outdated actress who was going to find herself after divorcing her husband, a famous filming director.
Scarlett Johansson was approached to play the two roles when she was in the process of divorcing her second husband, who was the French journalist Romain Dauriac. From this marriage, she has a daughter named Rose who is 5 years old now.
“I felt that in my life at that time, there was something called the loneliness of a single parent. Obviously, there were too many things which happened at the same time, but what I felt most was the loneliness and the feeling of relentless self-doubt that I didn’t know what I was doing and nobody was there to help me get rid of those negative emotions. ”
“Raising a child alone would bring a very different kind of loneliness”, Scarlett Johansson stressed. “You will spend a lot of time alone with your child without the companionship of another adult, which must be very difficulty if it took place over a long period of time”.
“You may start to doubt about your life that how I turned out like this. This is not always the case, but there would be times when that thought comes to you, it would come at an unexpected time”.
While “Marriage Story” is a journey about the lost love, “Jojo Rabbit” is an unpredictable journey with both humor and suffering. Johansson played the mother Rosie who tried to her Jewish son in the basement. The mother had to make every effort to protect her son from current events.
The experience of making films with Johansson made director Taika Waititi of Joka Rabbit adore this female actress more: “I realize that she is funny by the way she acted. She is also a very warm person who always cares for other people. She always wantsto make sure that her companies are okay. She has the instincts of a mother”.
Both roles brought many compliments to Johansson for her acting. Both films ended with a sense of hope. So if Johansson is feeling hope for the next chapter of her life?
“Whenever you experience a breakup in any relationship, no matter how light or heavy, you would ask many questions about choices you had made. Who am I now? I am a single mother now. What does that mean? How to live the best?”
“I find out the logical aspects of a problem, even it is the logic of emotion. Then how will it turn out? We do not know what the future will bring us. There are so many things that make me nervous”, Johansson laughed.
Finding a psychologist and continuing working hard on film projects had helped her recover: “It didn’t mean that I didn’t have times of depression, but I had my daughter. Whenever I look at my child, I feel hopeful and positive. It’s good to allow yourself to be sad for a while, but then you have to boost yourself”.