Scarlett Johansson, the actress who portrays Black Widow in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, stated that her character's alter ego is no longer being "sexualized."


Scarlett Johansson is grateful that her Marvel character, Natasha Romanoff/Black Widow, is no longer hyper-sexualized. Over the past decade, the portrayal of the character has evolved, and Scarlett appreciates the shift away from objectifying her. She reflects on her own growth as a woman and how it has affected her understanding and acceptance of herself. While discussing her character's portrayal in Iron Man 2, Scarlett acknowledges the sexualization of her character at that time, but she is glad that young girls today receive a more positive message.

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