Scarlett Johansson has acknowledged her controversial career choices, stating that she has "made a career out of it." In an interview with The Gentlewoman, the actress addressed accusations of whitewashing and defending Woody Allen. Johansson admitted that it can be embarrassing when her past controversies come to light, but she also expressed her need to have opinions. She has faced criticism for accepting roles intended for people of color and for defending Allen amidst accusations of child molestation. Despite the controversies, Johansson is set to star in her own superhero film, Black Widow, in July.