Scarlett Johansson simply revived a wild rumor about her from almost 20 years in the past — that she and Benicio Del Toro attached in an elevator on the Chateau Marmont in 2004.
In a preview clip from this week’s new episode of theSkimm’s 9 to 5ish podcast through E!, Johannson addressed the discuss, calling it “outrageous” and “absurd.”
“There was a rumor that went round for a really very long time that stated that I had intercourse in an elevator,” she recalled. “That was a narrative that adopted me for a very long time. But I all the time thought that was outrageous.”
“I used to be all the time pondering to myself, ‘That could be powerful. It’s a really quick interval, the logistics of that appear so unappealing to me,'” she added. “I’m an individual who’s afraid of being caught doing one thing I’m not presupposed to be doing. So that made the story even that rather more absurd to me.”
Johansson did not point out Del Toro by title, however a fast Google search stuffed within the blanks there. Both Scarlett and Benicio have addressed the rumors prior to now as properly.
In an interview with Allure across the time when the gossip started, she stated, “He’s a superb man. Apparently there was anyone with us in an elevator, and we had been making out or having intercourse or one thing, which I feel could be very unsanitary.” She needed to later make clear that she was being sarcastic and that the quote “was taken out of context” after some learn it as a affirmation of the hookup. “I by no means had intercourse with Benicio Del Toro in an elevator,” she additionally reportedly instructed OK!.
Speaking with Esquire in 2005, Del Toro was requested about the rumors too.
“Did I ever have intercourse in an elevator with Scarlett Johansson after an awards present? I form of like, you already know, I, properly, I do not know,” he reportedly instructed Esquire, not serving to issues. “Let’s go away that to anyone’s creativeness. Let’s not advertise. I’m certain it has occurred earlier than. It won’t be the final time, both.”
“The Chateau Marmont solely has eight flooring,” he additionally added. “I’d nonetheless be struggling out of my leather-based jacket by the second flooring and would not even have my shirt off on the seventh.”