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Scarlett Johansson & Colin Jost’s Astrological Compatibility Isn't Ideal, But Here’s Why It Works

It’s been four months since Avengers: Endgame hit theaters, and folks, I'm still not over it. I won't spoil anything, but I’ll say that Black Widow did not get the character arc I wanted — like, at all. However, in real life, Scarlet Johansson is getting a happy ending, because, if you haven't heard, she and Colin Jost are officially engaged. Of course, this news made me curious about Scarlett Johansson and Colin Jost’s astrological compatibility, because that's who I am as a person and I won't apologize for it.

Johansson was born Nov. 22, under the sign of Sagittarius, and Jost’s birthday is June 29, making him a Cancer. If you're familiar with how either of these signs typically operate in relationships, this combination may come as a real surprise, because it's rare. While Sag and Cancer often create amazing friendships, they typically aren’t a love match. However, when lightning strikes and they do connect on a romantic level, it can make for a fascinating — if challenging — relationship.

Rumors that there might was something going on between Jost and Johansson began back in May 2017, after reports surfaced that the two were making out at the Saturday Night Live wrap party after apparently being set up by Jost’s SNL cast mate, Kate McKinnon. Evidently she has the matchmaking touch, because the two made their first public appearance as a couple that November, at the 2017 American Museum of Natural History Gala. The rest is history, and because every single time they're spotted out together they look so in love, it wasn’t that much of a surprise when they announced they were engaged on May 19, 2019.

While they have made no secret of the fact that they're a couple, they do remain pretty private. So, to get a better idea of their actual dynamic, we'll have to look to the stars. Here’s what we can divine about this couple based on their astrological compatibility

They love to laugh together.

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For a Sagittarius and Cancer couple, their greatest asset is their shared sense of humor. These are two signs that love to laugh and have fun, and in one another they find a perfect companion to have a blast with. This is why these two signs make for such great friends. However, the best relationships are often built on a foundation of friendship, so these two don’t just love one another — they genuinely like each other as well. And is there anything more #goals then marrying your best friend?

It’s all about timing for these two.

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For a Sag and Cancer couple to go the distance, the stars really do have to align perfectly, because for these two very different signs, timing is make or break. Cancer is all about safety and security, while Sag needs freedom to roam and is perfectly at home in uncertainty. As you can imagine, this creates some serious friction. However, if timed just right (when Cancer is feeling confident and Sag is ready to settle down) they find in one another exactly what they need. But that's not to say they won't have some trust issues to work through, as Cancer has very specific ideas about monogamy and Sag has a more laissez faire attitude. Once they get over this block, they'll be in good shape.

They can bring out the best in one another.

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If both parties enter the relationship with an open mind and set aside their egos, they can actually learn a lot from one another, and in turn, be stronger both as a couple and as individuals. Cancer can help Sagittarius embrace their more emotional side and lead with their heart, and Sagittarius can help Cancer lighten up a bit. There's a push-and-pull between the hot fire of Sag and the cool water of Cancer, but if they can find the right balance, their love temperature will be just right.

The reality is that a Sagittarius and Cancer pairing is not always an easy one. It will take work to find that middle ground and arrive at compromises that make Cancer feel safe, but that won't make Sag feel trapped. It really comes down to that foundation of friendship. When you truly enjoy someone in your life, you will do the work to make it, well, work. So, despite what the stars may say, in the case of Jost and Johansson, I think the future is looking bright.