Michael Douglas is shocked to discover that Scarlett Johansson is his 'DNA cousin' – Entertainment News (Trending Perfect)


Actor Michael Douglas discovered he was linked to another Hollywood star after a recent episode of the PBS show “Find your roots” Contact revealed.

Series host Henry Louis Gates told Douglas that he is a “DNA cousin” of his “Avengers: Endgame” co-star Scarlett Johansson. Douglas couldn't believe it, and said to Gates: “Are you kidding?”

“This is amazing,” Douglas added. “Okay. That's great. That's pretty cool.”

Michael Douglas discovered that he is related to his Marvel co-star, Scarlett Johansson, after an episode of “Finding Your Roots” revealed this relationship.

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According to Gates, both actors “share identical segments of DNA on four different chromosomes, all of which appear on Scarlett's maternal lines, which extend back to Eastern European Jewish communities.”

“I look forward to seeing Scarlett next time,” Douglas said. The episode aired Tuesday on PBS.

This is not the first time a startling discovery has been made on the show revealing celebrity genealogies. Last year, Kerry Washington discovered that she had become pregnant from a sperm donor. Edward Norton Discover Pocahontas He is his grandfather. Even the CBS Evening News anchor and managing editor Norah O'Donnell and co-host of “CBS Mornings.” Gayle King Learn about their family history on the show.



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