Surprise Wedding Scarlett and Colin Tie the Knot!
The couple got married in an intimate ceremony in Johansson’s home in Palisades, N.Y.”They wanted a quiet, private ceremony with their close family and friends, and they pulled it off,” says a source. The twice-Oscar-nominated celebrity, 35, along with the Saturday Night Live star and head author, 38, also wished to involve a charity in their wedding day and announced their wedding on the Instagram accounts for Meals on Wheels, a hunger-fighting organization they’ve long supported. “We are thrilled to break the news that Scarlett Johansson and Colin Jost were married over the weekend in a romantic ceremony with their family and loved ones, following COVID-19 security measures as directed by the CDC. Their marriage wish is to make a difference for vulnerable elderly adults during this difficult time by supporting @mealsonwheelsamerica,” read the Oct. 29 post.
The happy couple got engaged in May 2019 after two years of dating,and Johansson debuted her 11-carat engagement ring that July while taking the point in San Diego Comic-Con to promote her upcoming film Black Widow. “They have had a great relationship since the start. Being able to wed privately was quite significant for both of these. It will help start off their married life on the right foot,” says the source. “They just planned the wedding for a few weeks,” says another insider. “Just close friends and family attended.”
The union is the first for Jost, while Johansson has been married to actor Ryan Reynolds from 2008 to 2011 and to French journalist Romain Dauriac from 2014 to 2017. “Colin loves her daughter, and it has stated that he wants to have kids with Scarlett. They’ve a great future together as a couple and as parents,”states an entertainment-world source. Jost, who recently wrote the memoir A Very Punchable Face, proudly debuted his band on SNL’s Weekend Update segment Oct. 31 as coanchor Michael Che joked,”You simply married Scarlett Johansson, and I just bought an electric bike. We’re both doing equally terrific.” The newlyweds have a great deal in common and a powerful bond, the primary source adds:”They discuss mutual interests and have exactly the same acerbic sense of humor. They like to laugh–and that goes a long way in almost any marriage.”