Why Scarlett Johansson Isn’t Pitching SNL Jokes to Colin Jost

Why Scarlett Johansson Isn't Pitching SNL Jokes to Colin Jost

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Live from Asteroid City, it’s Scarlett Johansson!

The 38- year-old– who plays silver screen starlet Midge Campbell in the upcoming Wes Anderson movie– shared a peek into her real-life procedure as a starlet throughout an unique interview with E! News airing June13 Though she frequently run lines with her hubby, Saturday Night Live comic Colin Jost, in preparation for functions, Scarlett confessed that keeping a straight face throughout practice is another story.

“Colin has his own interpretation,” she discussed. “He wants to give it his own flavor. I’m like, ‘I don’t need you to act, I just need you to say the lines!'”

Scarlett continued, “He also retains them—which is really a whole thing—so he’ll say the lines to me weeks later.”

And though Colin, 40, “does run jokes” by her too, Scarlett stated she’s “not the person” to pitch him brand-new product for SNL

“I’ll often be like, ‘Well, that’s too much,’ and that’s the one that gets the biggest laugh,” she stated, including that she “couldn’t” envision having the ability to brighten Colin’s jokes. “His brain is so primed for that.” (For more with Scarlett, tune in to E! News tonight.)