Many people may have seen some of the controversy surrounding Joss Whedon and his writing in Avengers: Age of Ultron, in regard to the character of Natasha Romanoff, aka Black Widow, played by Scarlett Johansson. While there are no overt spoilers, plot points from the film are discussed, though vaguely.
On relationships with two actors: “Acting is a very strange world to be co-existing in. It’s very volatile. There’s always going to be the more successful person. It’s related to rejection. Because actors, if they’re not having success, connect it directly to unpopularity — to the fact that nobody wants them. It’s not necessarily true. I’m constantly rejected.[Marriage] takes a lot of work. It takes a man who’s not only confident in the love that you have for one another, but confident in what he has going on in his own career. He has to be in a field that’s completely different from yours. My husband’s also involved in art. What’s important to him is the recognition that he gets from his job, and that has nothing to do with my job.” Continue reading