Scarlett Johansson Is Officially Dating This 'SNL' Star And We Didn't See It Coming

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Scarlett Johansson is really getting into comedy lately. If her starring role in Rough Night wasn't proof enough, just take a look at her new boyfriend, who happens to be one of the stars on Saturday Night Live.

That's right — it sounds like things are finally official between ScarJo and Colin Jost, according to E! Online's sources. A source confirmed to the outlet Johansson and the Weekend Update anchor are indeed dating and things are getting pretty serious between them.

Colin and Scarlett are dating and having fun. They are still getting to know each other, but she is really into him and it's getting more on the exclusive level.
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There have been reports about Johansson and Jost hooking up for the past few months after they were sighted going out to dinners together on several occasions. Things reportedly started heating up between the two after Johansson hosted Saturday Night Live back in March. Jost is not only one of the anchors of Weekend Update, but also SNL's current head writer.

News broke at the start of 2017 that Scarlett Johansson had divorced her husband, Romain Dauriac, last summer. Colin Jost also split from his longtime girlfriend Rashida Jones in 2016. I guess the circumstances were just right for Johansson and Jost to get together when they connected at SNL earlier this year.


E!'s sources say things are getting serious in the new relationship. Apparently, the two actors share a lot of similarities, including being very selective in their romantic lives. And Jost has already met some of Johansson's close friends.

Scarlett Johansson has dated a number of other famous men in the past, including ex-husband Ryan Reynolds, Sean Penn, Josh Hartnett, and Jared Leto. Though things didn't work out with them, it sounds like her new relationship with Colin Jost is promising!

I can't wait to see where this unexpected coupling goes.