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Scarlett Johansson expecting first child

Scarlett Johansson’s going to be a mom!

The 29-year-old actress is expecting her first child with fiancé Romain Dauriac, according to PeopleThe two got engaged six months ago, and Johansson told People in January, “Being engaged is an exciting time to enjoy and to really savor.” The couple haven’t made any wedding plans public yet.

Scarlett Johansson steps down as Oxfam ambassador after Super Bowl ad

Scarlett Johansson is ending her relationship with a humanitarian group after being criticized over her support for an Israeli company that operates in the West Bank.

A statement released by Johansson’s spokesman Wednesday said the 29-year-old actress has “a fundamental difference of opinion” with Oxfam International because the humanitarian group opposes all trade from Israeli settlements, saying they are illegal and deny Palestinian rights.

“Scarlett Johansson has respectfully decided to end her ambassador role with Oxfam after eight years,” the statement said. “She and Oxfam have a fundamental difference of opinion in regards to the boycott, divestment and sanctions movement. She is very proud of her accomplishments and fundraising efforts during her tenure with Oxfam.”

Earlier this month, the Avengers and Her actress signed on as the first global brand ambassador of SodaStream International Ltd., and she’s set to appear in an ad for the at-home soda maker during the Super Bowl on Sunday.

SodaStream has come under fire from pro-Palestinian activists for maintaining a large factory in an Israeli settlement in the West Bank, a territory captured by Israel in 1967 and claimed by the Palestinians.

Scarlett Johansson is engaged

Scarlett Johansson is engaged to her boyfriend, journalist Romain Dauriac, according to People.

Dauriac proposed to the Under the Skin actress, 28, about a month ago with a vintage Art Deco ring. “They’re engaged and very happy,” a source told People.

Scarlett Johansson suing French publishing house over use of her name

Actress Scarlett Johansson is suing a French publishing house over a novel that uses her name and image and explores the challenges of being beautiful.

The JC Lattes publishing house said Friday that a lawsuit was filed last week about Gregoire Delacourt’s book The First Thing We Look At.

JC Lattes spokeswoman Emmanuelle Allibert says the publishing house’s lawyers are preparing to respond to the court. Allibert says the book is entirely fiction and is about a character who looks like Johansson, not Johansson herself.

Johansson’s French lawyer Vincent Toledano said in a statement to The Associated Press that Johansson is protesting the use of her name and image for “mercantile” purposes, and accuses the book of invading her privacy.

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Hacker who published nude photos of Scarlett Johansson sentenced to 10 years in prison

A federal judge sentenced a hacker to 10 years in prison on Monday after he broke into the personal online accounts of Scarlett Johansson, Christina Aguilera, and other women and posted revealing photos and other material on the Internet.

U.S. District Judge S. James Otero sentenced Christopher Chaney after hearing from a tearful Johansson in a videotaped statement.

The case included the revelation that nude photos taken by Johansson of herself and meant for her then-husband Ryan Reynolds were leaked online.

“I have been truly humiliated and embarrassed,” Johansson said. “I find Christopher Chaney’s actions to be perverted and reprehensible.” READ FULL STORY

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