The Iron Man actress tells InStyle about her pups

By People Staff
Updated April 19, 2010 05:33 PM

Hot off a successful first run on Broadway, Scarlett Johansson is likely enjoying a little R&R before she shows up on the big screen as the Black Widow in Iron Man 2.

When she relaxes, Johansson likes to include her two furballs, a Chihuahua named Maggie and a rescue dog Baxter.

Maggie came into Johansson’s life five years ago, as a puppy.

“When I got my own place, one of the first things I did was get Maggie,” Johansson tells InStyle. “When I was growing up, I only had reptiles because my mom was allergic to dogs and cats.”

Baxter is a more recent addition: he was adopted by Johnasson and her husband, actor Ryan Reynolds, two years ago.

“He’s a big guy,” Johansson tells InStyle. “A big golden retriever mutt. Maggie is the little ham. She looks like a ham – and sometimes she smells like a ham!”

For more about Scarlett Johansson, check out InStyle’s May issue!

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