Colin Jost Says His Mom Was ‘Slightly Thrown’ By The Name Of His Son With Scarlett Johansson

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Colin Jost and Scarlett Johansson’s determination to go with a noteworthy title for their son took a minimal receiving used to for 1 family members member in unique.

The “Saturday Night Live” star disclosed during an physical appearance on “Late Evening With Seth Meyers” Thursday that his mother was “slightly thrown” by the pair naming their 1st child alongside one another Cosmo and that she “didn’t fairly understand it.”

“I really do not know if she thought it was sort of like a hippie point,” Jost quipped. “She would phone us and say, right after you know, like a few or four days, she’d be like, ‘Cosmo.’”

“She’d be like, ‘And now is it closing? Like, did you post the start certificate?’ And we’re like, ‘Oh yeah, we did that at the clinic,’” Jost stated.

“She was like, ‘OK, intriguing. Simply because I was examining that there’s also a title Cosimo with an ‘i,’ so that could also be an solution. Probably you phone him Cosimo ― that is his genuine identify ― but then you can connect with him continue to Cosmo,’” he added.

Colin Jost and Scarlett Johansson attend the entire world premiere of “Avengers: Endgame” on April 22, 2019, in Los Angeles.

Jost mentioned that his mother came all-around to the exceptional moniker at the time she satisfied “various customers of the Italian local community who have a good deal of Cosmo kinfolk.”

“Then she would connect with, and she would say, ‘I fulfilled someone. They claimed their uncle’s title is Cosmo. So it is Ok,’” the “SNL” star joked. “Then she goes, ‘There’s a patron saint referred to as Cosmos, so that is an additional possibility.’”

Johansson and Jost resolved to go on that suggestion as well, as Jost joked that the two “don’t need extra worse choices or variants on Cosmo.”

The “Black Widow” actor and “A Very Punchable Face” author initially achieved at “SNL” in 2006, nevertheless they did not reconnect romance-clever until 2017. The two dated for 3 a long time before having engaged in 2019 and later tying the knot in Oct 2020.

Jost verified in August that the newlyweds welcomed their to start with boy or girl together. Johansson also has a daughter, Rose Dorothy, from her prior marriage to French journalist Romain Dauriac.