Scarlett Johansson Shuns Social Media, Citing Vulnerability

Scarlett Johansson, known for her roles in “Her” and “Black Widow,” has taken a firm stance against social media, revealing her reasons during a recent podcast appearance.

In an episode of “The Skinny Confidential Him & Her” podcast, Johansson expressed her reluctance to engage with social media platforms, citing concerns about her own vulnerability.

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She admitted, “I can’t. My ego is too fragile. I can’t deal with it. My brain is too fragile. I’m like a delicate flower.”


Johansson disclosed that she had briefly attempted to use Instagram but quickly abandoned the platform after just three days.

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Reflecting on her brief experience, she recounted spending 20 minutes browsing through the profile of someone associated with a friend, only to feel like she had wasted valuable time. “Like, now I know you have a pit bull and two daughters and you live in Burbank.

I was like, what? I just wasted 17 minutes of time. I now feel like I should move to California, get this specific dog, and change my life in all these ways,” she explained.


The actress confessed to feeling a sense of guilt for not being more involved in the lives of others through social media. She described the experience as making her feel “so bad, like I was missing out on this random person’s life.”

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Scarlett Johansson’s candid remarks shed light on the pressures and anxieties associated with social media use, highlighting her decision to prioritize her mental well-being over digital engagement.

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