Scarlett Johansson implies ex-husband Ryan Reynolds was insecure of her success

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The Avengers star hints at the possible reason why her 2-year marriage with Deadpool star Ryan Reynolds ended

Finding a happy ending in Hollywood can be challenging, especially if both of you are actors. At least that’s what Scarlett Johansson believes.

In a new interview with Cosmopolitan magazine, the Tony award winning actress may have just revealed the real reason behind her split with fellow actor Ryan Reynolds.

The two were married in 2009 and were together for two years before calling it quits.

“The logistics of being with another actor are challenging,” she says in the magazine’s cover story. “There has to be a real understanding of how you share your time, especially when two people’s careers are going at the same rate. Or even if one person is more successful than the other, that also proves challenging. There may be a competitive thing.”

Back in 2011, they cited irreconcilable differences as the reason for the split but it looks like Scarlett has just revealed more details.

In another previous interview, Scarlett hinted at this yet again, telling Parade magazine that dating another actor can be “volatile”.


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Balancing fame with marriage proved to be a challenge.

“Acting is a very strange world to be co-existing in. It’s very volatile. There’s always going to be the more successful person,” she told Parade. “It’s related to rejection. Because actors, if they’re not having success, connect it directly to unpopularity — to the fact that nobody wants them. It’s not necessarily true. I’m constantly rejected.”

“There’s always going to be the more successful person…”

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