Scarlett Johansson Admits To Sean Penn Romance: ‘We Were Seeing Each Other’

Scarlett Johansson has opened up for the first time about her romance with Sean Penn, admitting that he is “a remarkable person.”

The 27 year-old actress dated the ‘Mystic River’ star shortly after her split from husband Ryan Reynolds in December of 2010. The couple, who never admitted to being together reportedly dated for six months before ending their romance last summer.

Though the ‘Iron Man’ actress was unwilling to confirm that she was officially in a relationship with the 51 year-old, she told Vogue Magazine that they were definitely involved.

“We spent time together, yeah. I never put a title on it, really, but we were seeing each other.” “He’s a remarkable person. He really is.”

Their romance began as Scarlett struggled to cope with her split from husband of two years Ryan Reynolds and Sean, who is 24 years her senior was a shoulder for the star to cry on during the “horrible time”

“It’s a very lonely thing.” she confessed.

“It’s like the loneliest thing you’ll ever do, in some way.”