The Sweet Connection Between Scarlett Johansson’s Children’s Names


Celebrity names can get a little strange sometimes, but Scarlett Johansson recently explained the thought process behind her youngest child’s name, as well as the adorable connection between both her kids’ names. 

Johansson Reveals Her Mother-In-Law’s Reaction

Johansson was arrested by The Kelly Clarkson Show We will be sharing some details about her newest addition to the family. Cosmo, the actor’s son, was born in August 2021. Her husband, comedian Colin Jost, shares Cosmo. After two years of being together, the couple got married in 2020. 

Clarkson asked how the couple came up with Cosmo’s name. Johansson joked at first. “We just threw a bunch of letters together,”Clarkson was blown away by this. “I just thought it was so charming,”The actress continued. “And then, you know, our friends all liked it.”

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“Colin’s mom had a little bit of a harder time with it,” Johansson continued. “She kept suggesting other versions of it, and I was like, ‘No, he’s already here. He’s out…It’s past that time.’”

Even Cosmo’s Sister Approved Of The Name

Johansson also revealed the cute way Cosmo’s name is connected to her daughter, Rose, from her relationship with ex-husband Romain Dauriac. “They are both flowers,”The actress spoke up. 

“Not a lot of people make that connection, but yeah, cosmo is like a really sweet, little flower. [It] comes in different shades of orange and yellow and stuff like that,” Johannson shared. “That’s why my daughter liked [the name], too.”

‘Did You Submit The Birth Certificate?’

Colin Jost has also spoken about his mom’s initial reaction to her grandson’s name. “After three or four days, she would be like, ‘Cosmo? Is it final? Did you submit the birth certificate?’ We were like, ‘Oh yeah, we did that at the hospital,’”He spoke. During an appearance Late Night with Seth Meyers

“She lives in Staten Island,”The SNL comedian continued. “Eventually, she started meeting various members of the Italian community who have a lot of Cosmo relatives. And so then she would call and she would say, ‘I met someone. They said their uncle’s name is Cosmo, so it is ok.’”

Jost’s mother might have needed some time to get used to Cosmo’s name, but the cute connection between his name and Rose shows the couple put a lot of thought into building their family together.

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