Scarlett Johansson Called The Hulk A Mutant Which He Most Certainly Is Not

The Hulk in Marvel Thor Ragnarok

Scarlett Johansson recently referred to The Hulk as a ‘mutant’ during a Black Widow interview and Marvel fans got a bit annoyed by the mistake.

The Hulk has been an important part of the MCU since almost the very beginning.

The Marvel Comics character was first played by Edward Norton in The Incredible Hulk

He was then replaced by Mark Ruffalo who’s been playing the big green guy and Dr. Bruce Banner ever since.

Ruffalo has made the character one of the most popular MCU heroes, yet people still seem to be a bit confused as to what The Hulk is exactly.

One of those people seems to be Scarlett Johansson who plays Black Widow in the MCU.

The actress is about to star in Marvel’s upcoming picture – if it doesn’t end up being delayed due to the Covid-19 that is – Black Widow.

Scarlett Johansson thinks The Hulk is a mutant which he is not

Mark Ruffalo as Professor Hulk in endgame

Mark Ruffalo as Professor Hulk in Avengers: Endgame – Credit: Marvel Studios

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She was talking about the movie recently and that’s when she referred to The Hulk as a ‘mutant’.

Scarlett was talking to Entertainment Weekly and she made the mistake, saying:

None of us knew if this movie was going to work. It seemed crazy. There’s a Nordic god, there’s the Tony Stark character, the billionaire playboy, and then there’s a mutant scientist who’s got an anger management problem. This sounds like people are either going to love it, or it’s going to be a mess.

To make it clear, the Hulk is not a mutant. Mutants have powers thanks to anomalies in their genes.

The Hulk got his powers due to exposure to gamma rays, not because of a gene mutation.

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Did you, like Scarlett Johansson, think that The Hulk was a mutant?

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