Surprise! Scarlett Johansson & Colin Jost Secretly Welcomed First Child Together
What a day it’s been for Colin Jost and Scarlett Johansson fans. Just hours after it was reported that the couple was expecting their first baby together, a rep for the duo has revealed that they already welcomed the child. (They really know how to keep a secret.)
Yup—Johansson's rep, Marcel Pariseau, confirmed the exciting news to People on Wednesday, following reports that the SNL star revealed he was going to be a father during a stand-up performance at the Ridgefield Playhouse in Connecticut. During the gig, he told the audience, “We’re having a baby, it’s exciting.”
Unfortunately, the rep didn’t reveal any further details about the baby. However, Jost revealed the gender and name of the baby in an Instagram post, writing, “OK OK we had a baby. His name is Cosmo. We love him very much.”
This is Jost’s first child, while it is the second for the 36-year-old actress. Johansson also shares her 7-year-old daughter, Rose, with her ex-husband, Romain Dauriac, whom she split from in 2017 after two years of marriage.
The happy couple, who began dating in 2017, exchanged vows last fall in an intimate ceremony that was attended by their closest friends and family. The wedding news was announced on the official Meals on Wheels America Instagram account, which encouraged followers to donate to the charity in lieu of gifts.
The Black Widow later elaborated on her "very pandemic wedding" during an appearance on Late Night With Seth Meyers, revealing, “It was a little stressful” getting family together during the pandemic.
Congrats, you guys! Now we’ll be waiting for a first pic of baby Cosmo.
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