Matt Damon Confesses How “Horrible” It Was Kissing Scarlett Johansson

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Matt Damon has been popping up all over the place these days to promote “Oppenheimer,” the movie he’s in with other famous Hollywood stars. In some interviews, he even spilled the beans about not-so-pleasant moments on set, including one with the gorgeous Scarlett Johansson.

He spilled some secrets from the set he shared with Scarlett.


In the midst of the highly anticipated release of his latest movie Oppenheimer, Matt Damon sat down for an exclusive interview, where he got refreshingly candid about some past hilarious and embarrassing moments from the time he shared the set with Scarlett Johansson.

Damon brought up his time filming the 2011 movie We Bought a Zoo. He couldn’t help but laugh as he recalled a particularly embarrassing moment during the filming of a crucial scene.

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We Bought a Zoo is a comedy where Damon portrays Benjamin Mee, a widowed father who decides to purchase a struggling zoo in an attempt to start anew with his children. Throughout the film, Damon’s character navigates the challenges of zookeeping, unexpected encounters with wild animals, and, of course, the complexities of family dynamics.

However, during a fun-filled game, Matt Damon made a surprising confession about the filming of this same movie. The game required him and his Oppenheimer co-star Emily Blunt to respond with whether they agreed or disagreed with certain statements.

When the interviewer said, “You should tell someone if they have bad breath”, both Damon and Blunt agreed that if someone has bad breath, instead of telling them directly, they’d just offer them some gum. But Damon got even further, sharing that he himself had a bad experience on set that involved bad breath.

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The actor said, “I had to kiss Scarlett Johansson — can you imagine how horrible that was for me? It was hell! What happened was, we did a shot before lunch, and it was this nice little two-shot that ended in the kiss.” Then he went on saying, “And it was really good. And we went to lunch, and she and I both thought it was over. She ate like an onion sandwich.”

However, this gave him the perfect reason to tease her throughout the rest of the filming days.

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Even with all the laughs behind the scenes, you should know that Matt Damon is dead serious about his work and a total sweetheart, especially with his wife, who he calls his “soul mate.” They’re just adorable together!

Preview photo credit Allstar/Izumi Hasegawa/Mary Evans Picture Library/East News, DreamWorks/Courtesy Everett Collection / East News, Evan Agostini/Invision/East News


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Maybe it was his bad breath not hers
Even if it was , it is completely fine
No need to tease her
I just hate this man


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