Work-life balance has always been hectic for women, especially with a lot on their plates. Even The Avengers star Scarlett Johansson has been through her ups and downs while juggling her career and motherhood. Often sharing key pieces of insight, the actress appeared on The Kelly Clarkson Show and discussed babysitting.
During the July 2021 appearance, Scarlett Johansson shared exclusively which Marvel star she would choose to take care of her daughter. On the verge of having her second child, the celebrity mom had an unexpected choice when it came to babysitting her daughter.
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Scarlett Johansson Wants An Avenger Babysitter
Scarlett Johansson who has been a busy actress and a working mother, appeared on The Kelly Clarkson Show in July 2021 to discuss her hectic schedule. Discussing the kind of pressure she tends to be in, on a regular basis, the actress mentioned feeling overwhelmed from time to time.
However, Johansson tried looking at the brighter side and expressed her excitement for her second child. Being on the verge of having her son, the Black Widow actress spoke about parenthood and the blessing of babysitting. Discussing with Kelly Clarkson, Johanson mentioned which Marvel star she would choose to babysit her then 6-year-old daughter, Rose Dorothy Dauriac.
Coming up with a surprising and unexpected choice, Scarlett Johansson uttered the name, Samuel L. Jackson. Despite her amazing friendship with Chris Evans and Jeremy Renner, Johanson chose Jackson for babysitting. Although she mentioned trusting her Marvel co-stars, the actress chose Samuel L. Jackson without any hesitation.
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Scarlett Johansson Explained Her Choice Of Babysitter
Despite having great “trust” and good relationships with all of her Marvel co-stars, Scarlett Johansson chose Samuel L. Jackson aka Nick Fury for babysitting her daughter. Coming up with such an unexpected choice demanded a reason out of her. Thus, Johansson explained what made her choose Jackson over others.
“I mean, I trust all those guys so much. I’ve worked with all of them for such a long time, but you know, Sam, he has his own grown daughter; he’s got it figured out. I would totally trust him with my most precious piece of my heart.” Scarlett Johansson explained.
It is not unlikely for Jackson to wound up as Johansson’s top choice for a babysitter. Apart from having experience with kids and being a father figure, there’s also a history between Jackson and Johansson that is to be considered. Samuel L. Jackson has been a mentor to Scarlett Johansson which evidently influenced her decision.
While shooting together for the Avengers franchise, Scarlett Johansson mentioned receiving advice from Samuel L. Jackson, which she later passed on to Florence Pugh while shooting Black Widow. “‘Don’t kill yourself, kid!’ Sam Jackson said to me; it was something like that. So I took his advice.” the actress shared.
Thus, with Samuel L. Jackson appearing as a mentor figure in Scarlett Johansson’s life, the actress chose him to be her daughter’s babysitter without any hesitation.