Kirsten Dunst shared a never-before-seen picture of her son on Instagram with a sweet revelation. The picture she shared shows her son holding a Spider-Man umbrella. Along with the photo, she added that the little girl has no idea that she used to be a part of the Spider-Man movies. Dunst played the role of Mary Jane ‘MJ’ Watson in the original Spider-Man film series in the 2000s.
The image on the left is a scene from Spider-Man featuring Kirsten Dunst and the image on the right is her son. (Screengrab, Instagram/@kirstendunst)
“He has no idea his mom was MJ,” Dunst captioned the photo. The picture shows a little boy in a red shirt. His face is hidden behind an umbrella designed with a Spider-Man mask. She also gave credit to her husband, Jesse Plemons, for taking the photo. Dunst met Plemons on the set of Fargo in 2015. They are the proud parents of two children, Ennis and James.
Check out this picture shared by Kirsten Dunst:
The post was shared four days ago. Since then, it has collected close to 3.5 million likes. From sharing their reactions to the child’s picture to reminiscing about Dunst’s character, people posted a variety of comments.
Breaking Bad actor Aaron Paul reacted to the post, writing: “Haha… I really like this.” Several others also echoed the same sentiment and added how much they liked the post.
Here’s how some others reacted to the post:
“And when he realizes it,” one individual announced. “Wait until she grows up and finds out her mom was the OG MJ,” another added. “And the best MJ ever,” a third praised him. “Once, but not today,” commented a fourth. “You must inform us all of his reaction when he finds out,” the fifth hastened.
Kirsten Dunst as MJ
Dunst played the role of MJ in Sam Raimi’s original Spider-Man franchise in 2002. She played Peter Parker’s love interest, a role portrayed by Tobey Maguire. Her last appearance as the character was in 2007’s Spider-Man 3.