Not every celebrity couple dreams of magazine covers and big wedding-dress reveals. In fact, for many, keeping their wedding a secret is the ultimate goal. The latest to do so? Scarlett Johansson, who married Colin Jost over the weekend in an “intimate ceremony with their immediate family and love ones, following COVID-19 safety precautions as directed by the CDC.”
The news was broken by Meals on Wheels, as Johansson and Jost’s “wedding wish” was that they bring attention to the organization that fights hunger among seniors. The image of the Staten Island Ferry is a nod to Jost’s hometown (he wrote for The New Yorker about his high school commute on the ferry earlier this year).
Johansson and Jost are far from the only celebrities to have a low key affair—especially in the pandemic age, where small-scale weddings are the safest option. David Harbour and Lily Allen, for example, recently eloped in Las Vegas and held their reception at In-n-Out. Meanwhile, Emma Stone and Dave McCary secretly married in September.
Going further back, Michelle Williams quietly wed singer-songwriter Phil Elverum in a private ceremony in upstate New York. Some other st