Colin Jost knows when to build on his strengths and when to leave it to the pros. the Saturday night light Star tells ET’s Lauren Zima that he wasn’t very involved in planning her wedding and Scarlett Johansson’s wedding last October.
“I don’t pretend to know much about things or to like,” admits Jost. “I’m very happy to have someone who has a lot better taste and knowledge of things. That’s what I’ve learned in general in my life. I’ve never thought, ‘Oh, should I wear this shirt? … I never did. I know, so I would always prefer someone else to tell me. “
This is not to say that the comedian left all the decisions up to Johansson, he was just thinking more about his marriage than his wedding.
“I never grew up imagining the wedding of my dreams, like, this is what I want. I imagined my ideal partner instead of the wedding of my dreams,” he says. “There are a lot of details that I didn’t even consider.”
Jost notes that it was a “much more important decision” to make Johansson his wife than the ceremony itself. “I was much happier to get [that] right than any of the others, “he shares.
As for how this first year of marriage has been in the midst of the coronavirus pandemic, she shares: “It seems like a good one. If you can overcome this situation, it seems like a very good sign.”
Last fall, Jost, 38, and Johansson, 36, announced they were getting married by posting on her Instagram account. Meals at home, who shared a photo of the Staten Island ferry pulling traditional wedding day aluminum cans with the caption “Jost Married.”
“We are delighted to break the news that Scarlett Johansson and Colin Jost were married over the weekend in an intimate ceremony with their immediate family and loved ones, following COVID-19 safety precautions as directed by the CDC,” it reads in the legend. “Her wedding wish is to help make a difference for vulnerable seniors during this difficult time by supporting @mealsonwheelsamerica. Consider making a donation to celebrate the happy couple. “
Later this month, Jost, a Staten Island native, will once again play a boyfriend in the new live action. Tom and Jerry film. The comedian assures fans of classic cartoon characters that this movie “will take you back in time.”
“It’s going to be a real escape for people right now. It’s funny and silly and there’s a really funny violence that I like between the characters,” says Jost praising the hilarious film, which also stars Chloë Grace Moretz, Michael Peña. and Rob Delaney. “I think that’s what people really love about Tom and Jerry. I think everyone in him is really good … I think people will be excited to live in that world for a while and not have to live in ours now. same. “
Tom and Jerry hits theaters and at HBO Max on February 26.