Why Scarlett Johansson Was “So Protective” of Her Pregnancies

Though Scarlett was thrilled to be expecting both times, she said there were definitely moments when she didn’t wholly love the experience. (Because, hello, nausea, exhaustion and an entire host of ailments still exist.)
 
“I would have a lot of people saying things to me immediately, like, ‘How great, oh my God, that’s wonderful,'” the Lucy actress told Vanity Fair. “And while I was definitely excited to be pregnant in some ways, I also had a lot of not-great feelings about it, and that would be scrutinized by—I’m talking about, like, women that were close to me. You expect it from men, but from women, it’s like, ‘Come on, girl, you’ve been through it.'”