Hugh Jackman's Scarlett 'blessing'
- Bang Showbiz
- 23 April 2008
Hugh Jackman has given Scarlett Johansson and Ryan Reynolds his "blessing" to get married.
The 'X-Men' star - who admits he is "protective" of the 23-year-old actress after starring alongside her in 'Scoop' and 'The Prestige' - couldn't think of a better match for Scarlett.
He told TV show 'Entertainment Tonight Canada': "Ryan Reynolds is one of the funniest guys I've ever met. And we had a really good chat about his girlfriend, because I'm very fond of Scarlett.
"Both my wife Deborra-Lee Furness and I are very proprietary about Scarlett, but Ryan gets a big thumbs up from me! I'm giving my blessing - Ryan is phenomenal."
Scarlett has been dating the 'Definitely, Maybe' star for around a year.
It was recently reported Scarlett was moving into Ryan's Los Angeles home even though her mother didn't approve.
© BANG Media International