Saturday, April 5, 2014

Captain America's Scarlett Johansson 'Not Entirely Comfortable' With 'Sexy' Leather Costume

Scarlett Johansson on the red carpet (WENN)

Scarlett Johansson has said that she isn't compeltely at ease in the famous leather catsuit that has been attracting attention in Captain America: The Winter Soldier.

After a long publicity campaign and a stop at No1 at the UK Box Office, the movie finally gets its North American release today (April 4) - and ScarJo has opened up about that outfit - joking that she had to stick to a "kale-rich diet" in order to slip into it during days on-set.

Asked how she got into it, she laughed: "By sticking to a kale-rich diet and being nice and patient when I’m being dressed for the day in wardrobe!"

Quoted by the Daily Mail, she continued: "Actually, it’s by no means the only item in Natasha’s wardrobe. We see her in civvies, too - no fuss, no fancy anything - and I sure felt more relaxed in those scenes. I’m not sure I feel entirely comfortable in the suit, with this "sexiest woman" thing that goes on.

"Right now, it feels like  a label - and maybe when I get older it will go away and be replaced by something else. I understand that people want to keep the fantasy alive. I understand that people want to label you, or even put you on a pedestal."

The A-lister went on to say that she's excited to grow older and start playing meatier roles with less of an appearance-based expectation on them.

"It’s all part of a learning curve, getting used to that. But I do look forward to a time in my career when the parts I play don’t necessarily attract the kind of attention that the parts I play now do," she explained.

"Many actresses take on  their most challenging and interesting roles in their 30s and 40s - I’m looking forward to that time."

Scarlett in her famous outfit (Studio/PR)

Johansson, reportedly pregnant, has also recently starred in Under The Skin, and is widely believed to be engaged to boyfriend Romain Dauriac.

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