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Scarlett Johansson - "CosmoGirl" November 2008

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Newly married actress/political activist Scarlett Johansson opens up to CosmoGirl! about her goofier side and her favorite bonding activity with younger brother Hunter:

On what it’s like talking to college students about the election during the primaries: It was amazing that these kids are just so well-informed and so interested. There were really obscure questions and debates that they wanted to lead – I couldn’t believe it! And it was amazing how many of these kids turned out. We made the environment friendly. I’m 23, and all of these kids are probably between 16 to 24. They’re my peers, so we can all talk on the same wavelength. We’re all connected by the same issues.

On celebrity endorsements during presidential elections: In this day and age, the media has this 24-hour news cycle that they need to fulfill their obligation to. And it seems like celebrities are a huge part of that, so it just seems unavoidable. It’s important to bring to light certain issues. If this spotlight is already shining on me and I feel like there’s a worthwhile cause, then why not direct it toward that? I hope that my [involvement] encourages the youth population to go out and inform themselves.

On true equality existing in our country: I think that we still live in a country that’s sexist and racist. Those are issues that we deal with whether we want to ignore it or not. Seeing how the media portrayed Hillary [Clinton] with unbelievable sexism – some of the things that people were saying were just so overwhelming. You just couldn’t believe the names that they were calling her! As much as I feel like there is this American Dream that is an equal opportunity to succeed, I don’t think that it is a reality. I’m not pessimistic, though. I think we have the potential to someday reach that.

On giving brother Hunter advice on dating: You know what? It is true, actually. Who else has he got? I’m the first source, right? He gets a firsthand point of view from a girl his same age. I love it. I feel like it’s something nice that we can bond over.

On the first thing that comes to mind when she hears the word happiness: Things that make me happy are being with my friends and family, and also things like a challenge – using my brain, you know? That makes me feel good. When I’m challenged and when I feel like I want to get to the bottom of something, when I’m engaged, that makes me happy. Being engaged in something or bettering myself in some way.

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  • Daniel Kemp 4 Earth Emperor

    Scarlett Johansson is up there with Rachel Bilson in my book of hot ladies. She is still looking hot.

  • z+v=zanessa

    what happened to her thumb?

  • mike

    looks good!

  • ryan

    What the hell, her eye brows are ugly, she also should fix that nose, she looks like this average fatty high school girl i knew.

  • gina

    The smile looks panted on. How many more red, white, and blue covers will we see this month?

  • sool

    Ugly face and outfit, just hide these horse’s teeth please .

  • plz not this dumb again

    She’s so overrated, what is she doing now ?? apart throwing us her private life to exist ?,why has she done to be on the cover for what , if it’s for hearing -again- the bs of this idiot trying-hard to look smart superficial boobs no thanks i don’t want to waste my money.

  • yehh


    she is WAYYY to boring to be on the cover
    im so dissapointed :(

  • dkdk

    love scarlett she is a good role model

  • Gossipgrrl

    hahahaa.. zanessa. you’re right – what happened to her thumb? I couldn’t believe that she and ryan reynolds could keep their romance so secret and then suddenly get married. i was in shock when i read this:—people-com

  • Kimberly

    Thanks for posting pics of truly curvy women like Scarlett and Halle. Thanks Jared!

    And by the way, curvy women are hot. And these ladies ain’t fat!

  • ouch

    scarlett looks like a sh!t next to halle ,poor think i feel sorry for her .

  • throwing up now

    What a dummy. She realizes that sexism killed Hillary but doesn’t get that it’s her boy Obama who benefitted. Hillary 2012. Obama and ScarJo can move to Canada aka Loserville.

  • bella

    LOL. . . outfit is so funny. Why would you wear that!

  • antony

    I truly do not believe this woman could be any more of a dilettante even if she tried.

  • Serge

    I’d like inform you that Scarlett Johansson (actress)actually is a clone from original person,who has nothing with acting career.Clone was created illegally using stolen biomaterial.Original Scarlett Galabekian last name is nice, CHRISTIAN young lady.I’ll tell more,those clones(it’s not only 1)made in GERMANY-world leader manufacturer of humans clones,it’s in Ludwigshafen am Rhein,N. Bavaria,Mr.Helmut Kohl home town.You can’t even imaging the scale of the cloning activity.But warning,H.Kohl staff 100% controlling their clones spreading around the world,they’re NAZI type disciplined and mind controlled,be careful get close with clones you will be controlled too.Original family didn’t authorize any activity with stolen biomaterials,no matter what form it was created in,it’s all need to be back to original family control in Cedars-Sinai MedicalCenter in LA.Controlling clones is US military operation.Original Scarlett wasnt engage,by the way

  • go

    I don’t get the hype about Scarlett Johansson. Seems so average to me. Just because she tries to do the Marilyn thing doesn’t mean she’s the most beautiful thing in hollywood. Charlize Theron is so much more beautiful than her. And more of a classic beauty. Scarlett is so average.

  • max

    Those pics are definitely very much retouched…

  • sofia

    Does anione find Scarlett really attractive?? I mean she looks good but I’ve seen women prettier than her.. I’ll giver her 5 years top for her marriage with Ryan Reynolds

  • axel

    She is definitely more brave then sexy: to be married at her age, working in the show business is really a great challenge…….

  • Anastacia

    I really liked scarlett when she just started her carreer, but now… I don’t know, but she’s such a diva now!!!
    and her casual style is so… blah. like she’s always on a savari tour :(