Scarlett Johansson: Nude pics were for Ryan
November 1st, 2011
03:17 PM ET

Scarlett Johansson: Nude pics were for Ryan

Scarlett Johansson addresses her nude photo leak in the December issue of Vanity Fair, revealing that the sexy pictures were meant for her ex-husband, Ryan Reynolds.

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"I know my best angles,” she tells the magazine of the sultry cell phone pictures that leaked online in September.

The starlet explains that the photos “were sent to my ex husband," referring to Ryan Reynolds. (The actors were married from 2008 but split up last December.) "There’s nothing wrong with that,” Scarlett adds of taking nude photos. “It’s not like I was shooting a porno. Although there’s nothing wrong with that either."

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Johansson, 26, also opened up to Vanity Fair about her divorce, recalling the tough period after she and Reynolds split. “I didn’t really know what to do with myself. It was such a strange time,” Scarlett says. “There was nothing that was interesting to me. I had a very public separation. It was difficult. I felt very uncomfortable.”

Scarlett remarks on the nature of modern celebrity, saying, “There’s no such thing as an aura of mystery anymore. It doesn’t exist. That’s a thing of the past.”

The actress adds to the magazine that she’d like a less exposed sort of life in the future. “I would like to direct,” she says. “I’d be happy to work behind the camera, forever.”

The December issue of Vanity Fair will be on newsstands nationally on November 9.


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  4. MOCaseA

    Big whoop... Another woman with na-ked pictures blasted across the internet. This isn't even new news. This is old news.

    November 12, 2011 at 5:11 pm | Report abuse |
  5. Henry

    WOW!!! What a great society we live in. We condemn Tim Tebow for being a good guy and give cud does to Ryan Reynolds for posting nude photos of his ex-wife. Ryan Reynolds is a creep and I will not support a guy like him. How much lower can we go!

    November 6, 2011 at 11:21 am | Report abuse |
  6. Shien

    Scarlett, marriage and divorce is a common phenomena among celebrities, as well as weird lifestyles. These are the common characteristics which you should understand by now. But nude pics to your Ex? what were you thinking? or let me guess he gave you the butt.and you thought nude pics could change his mind. Ryan would leaked it anyway.

    November 3, 2011 at 6:26 pm | Report abuse |
  7. Meh

    instant media fixation – nicely done
    publicity score = 10/10

    November 2, 2011 at 11:03 am | Report abuse |
  8. jane

    @EWWW: You sound like an outdoorsy guy. Maybe they will find your bloated body floating down a stream and it will stink to high heaven. Why don't you leave the poor cat lady alone and pick on someone else, internet bully.

    November 2, 2011 at 10:39 am | Report abuse |
    • Joe Rioux

      jane, don't get so worked up... The guy is just trolling. But: I love that you came to the defense of "poor cat lady". Her posts made me smile.

      November 9, 2011 at 10:50 am | Report abuse |
  9. Lo

    Publicity stunt... Maybe?

    Darylshields.com

    November 2, 2011 at 10:35 am | Report abuse |
  10. Jean

    It doesn't matter if the pics were for the Dalai Lama.

    Buy a damn thumb drive.

    November 2, 2011 at 9:54 am | Report abuse |
  11. Skater dude

    Leaked?!indeed.

    November 2, 2011 at 2:17 am | Report abuse |
  12. Serge

    S.J. is stolen biological material, taken against will and formed to clones line 200 pieces total. Original Scarlett Galabekian educated and licensed pediatrician doctor

    November 2, 2011 at 12:06 am | Report abuse |
  13. Joe

    Having seen the pics myself, Ryan is a moron.

    November 1, 2011 at 11:47 pm | Report abuse |
  14. BleachCleans

    Leave it to beaver

    November 1, 2011 at 10:19 pm | Report abuse |
  15. Winnie DeCarlo

    I'm glad those two didn't have kids her with that big a**ed mouth and him with that big head,I don't see anything attractive about him.

    November 1, 2011 at 9:33 pm | Report abuse |
  16. slogreport

    well I am sure most people do not have a problem with them either. Most people are trying to see if she will find anyone to slog with at slogreport.com

    November 1, 2011 at 9:00 pm | Report abuse |
  17. cat lady

    My cats are nice. Nicer than people. They meow and dont fuss at me. : ) ~mew~

    November 1, 2011 at 8:52 pm | Report abuse |
  18. art vandolay

    Well, as luck and fate would have it Scarlett, the photos were also intended for ME. Thank you. -Art. PS, why did you bother marrying that guy? Call me.

    November 1, 2011 at 8:49 pm | Report abuse |
  19. white falcon

    Some celebs want their nude pics "accidently" found .. More publicity means more money for them. Who knows?

    November 1, 2011 at 7:44 pm | Report abuse |
  20. Neil Jones

    That stuff always comes back to bite you.

    November 1, 2011 at 4:56 pm | Report abuse |
  21. fernace

    Why is no1 hacking my nude pics? Oh, I'm not a C-leb you say? But the pics are really good & so.....nude! You're right though, I must become a C-leb in order to get these types of perks! Workin' on my reality show! All fernace, all the time!! Lol!

    November 1, 2011 at 3:51 pm | Report abuse |
  22. Boof

    It's refreshing to hear her admit she took them and not try to deny it like so many others have done. Good for her. Too bad some bozo had to invade her privacy.

    November 1, 2011 at 3:42 pm | Report abuse |
  23. cat lady

    I take pictures of my cats. They are nice and dont fuss at me. I like them.

    November 1, 2011 at 3:41 pm | Report abuse |
  24. cowboysblowgoats

    I know someone whose house was robbed. The safe was stolen. Her brother was surfing po rn on the internet, and what does he see? Pictures of his sister that were "locked" in the safe.

    November 1, 2011 at 3:39 pm | Report abuse |
  25. O

    I luv posing for my man. We use digital cam and make our own disc and pics at home. Its so fun ! We keep them in a safe for keeping. Don't knock untill u try !

    November 1, 2011 at 3:34 pm | Report abuse |
  26. Esox

    One way to avoid getting mugged is to not walk in the worst parts of town.
    One way to avoid having your nudie pics on the internet is to NOT TAKE ANY!

    Sorry Scarlett, you may not be at fault, but you sure are dumb.

    November 1, 2011 at 3:29 pm | Report abuse |
  27. CHEEFSFURY

    SHE CAN SEND ME THOSE PICS ANYTIME

    November 1, 2011 at 3:26 pm | Report abuse |
  28. Liar, liar, pants on fire

    Stop posting this garbage Trish! Faye's been dead for 6 years now. Get a life, loser.

    November 2, 2011 at 1:02 pm | Report abuse |

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