Scarlett Johansson Stirs Up Controversy Again With Her Casting Comments

Scarlett Johansson has been in two major casting controversies, but it looks like she still thinks that she should he allowed to play any character.

Tony Stark and Black Widow’s death in Avengers: Endgame shocked and saddened everyone. While Robert Downey Jr. has gone on to make headlines for positive news. The same cannot be said for Scarlett Johansson. She has been back in the news again and it certainly isn’t for something related to Avengers: Endgame. Rather, the actress was featured in a cover story for AS IF Magazine and there is where all the problems began. Read on to find what went wrong:

What Did Scarlett Johansson Say In Her Interview?

Scarlett Johansson believes that she should be able to play any character she wants. Pic courtesy:
Scarlett Johansson believes that she should be able to play any character she wants. Pic courtesy:

During interview with AS IF Magazine, Johansson offered a choice quote in this story. She defended herself for picking controversial roles like Ghost in the Shell and Rub & Tug. She said:

“You know, as an actor I should be allowed to play any person, or any tree, or any animal because that is my job and the requirements of my job. I feel like it’s a trend in my business and it needs to happen for various social reasons. Yet there are times it does get uncomfortable when it affects the art because I feel art should be free of restrictions. I think society would be more connected if we just allowed others to have their own feelings and not expect everyone to feel the way we do “

What Did Internet Say About Scarlett Johansson’s Comments?

The internet wasn't happy with Scarlett Johansson's comments. Pic courtesy:
The internet wasn’t happy with Scarlett Johansson’s comments. Pic courtesy:

Suffice to say that once the above quote surfaced online, people were enraged and took to Twitter to express their disgust. You can see some of the best tweets below:

To know more about what Scarlett had to say, click on the video below:

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