One large glad household. When it involves parenting, Colin Jost is prepared to go above and past to take care of the son he shares with spouse Scarlett Johansson.
“Colin is an extremely hands-on dad, he always makes a big fuss over little Cosmo,” a supply completely revealed within the newest subject of Us Weekly in regards to the Saturday Night Live star, 40, including that he “always makes a point to pitch in” and permit the Black Widow star, 37, to relaxation.
Jost can be “great” together with his stepdaughter Rose, 8, whom Johansson shares with ex-husband Romain Dauriac. “[Colin is] very respectful and caring,” the insider famous.
The couple, who’re on the brink of rejoice their second marriage ceremony anniversary, are having fun with their “low-key” life out of highlight. “They’re very into their privacy and downtime in the Hamptons, where they have a tight-knit support team and a wonderful laid-back lifestyle that they wouldn’t trade for the world,” the supply continued. “They’re just a very laid-back, functional pair who have a ton of mutual respect. … It works fairly seamlessly and Scarlett’s extremely happy.”
Jost and Johansson — who had been first linked in May 2017 and confirmed their engagement two years later — quietly tied the knot in October 2020 in a small ceremony amid the COVID-19 pandemic. They welcomed son Cosmo in August 2021.
Though the twosome have continuously joked about their son’s uncommon moniker, Johansson revealed one yr after his delivery that it has a sentimental that means. “Colin’s mom had a little bit of a harder time with it. She kept suggesting other versions of it for a while,” the Lucy star mentioned throughout an look on The Kelly Clarkson Show final month. “Cosmo is a really sweet little flower that comes in different shades of orange and yellow and stuff like that. That’s why [Rose] liked it too.”
The Weekend Update anchor first opened up about embracing the concept of fatherhood in July 2020, when he joked about what would occur when he finally leaves SNL. “It’s certainly not a good place to work while you’re raising a family or nurturing a healthy relationship,” he wrote in his memoir, A Very Punchable Face. “In terms of ‘family-friendly jobs,’ SNL ranks somewhere between long-haul truck driver and Somali pirate.”
After a number of years on the enduring selection present, Jost wrote that he started waking up on Sunday mornings considering, “I would love to be raising a baby right now.”
Later that month, he informed USA Today that as he obtained older, “a switch kind of flipped for me” and made him notice how a lot he wished to grow to be a father. “[Kids are] definitely on my mind,” the Staten Island Summer author mentioned on the time. “It’s gonna be, I’m sure, very challenging, but I also think it could be really fun.”
Johansson, for her half, mentioned that elevating a household has been an “incomparable” expertise. “I think being a parent is the hardest, most rewarding … thing you’ll ever do,” she informed Extra in November 2021. “I’m reminded of it constantly. I’ve been very fortunate to enjoy this time with … our young son. It’s a gift. I feel very lucky.”
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