Olivia Wilde has denied rumors that she was having an affair with Harry Styles while still in a relationship with Jason Sudeikis.
he don’t worry darling Director, 38, and Styles, 28, have been romantically linked since January 2021 after the two met on the set of their upcoming psychological thriller in September 2020.
However, the timing of the couple’s alleged relationship has raised questions since they were first photographed holding hands when Sudeikis, who was engaged to Wilde for seven years and shares children Otis, eight, and Daisy, five, with him a house star, announced they had ended their own relationship just two months earlier, in November 2020.
In a new interview with vanity fairWilde addressed the speculation about a possible timing tie, with the actor claiming the rumors that she left Sudeikis for Styles were “complete s**t”.
“The idea that I left Jason for Harry is completely wrong,” she said. “Our relationship was over long before I met Harry. Like any relationship that ends, it doesn’t end overnight.”
According to Wilde, they and they Teddy Lasso The star has had a “very bumpy road” and, despite ending their relationship at the start of the pandemic, have continued to live together during lockdown to co-parent their two children.
However, she said the former couple ultimately decided to move into separate homes when it became clear that doing so was the “responsible” thing to do.
“Unfortunately, Jason and I have had a very bumpy road and we officially ended the relationship at the start of the pandemic. We raised two kids during lockdown so we were co-parents during that time,” she clarified. “When it became clear that living together was no longer conducive to the children, it became a responsibility not to do it because, as friends living in different houses, we could be better parents.”
While opening up about the narrative surrounding her romantic life, Wilde also expressed frustration at the internet speculation, with the actor noting that her and Sudeikis’ children have “been through enough.”
“But yes,” she said. “I don’t understand the need to create false narratives and drama around things like this. It’s like, haven’t the kids been through enough?”
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How she deals with the topic with her small children, she told vanity fair that she’s “very open” about the situation.
“They understand the concept of making choices to protect yourself and live an authentic, happy life,” she said. “They really do. Between the ages of 27 and 35 I developed a lot. I found myself as a director. And I think I’ve found myself as an individual.
“And sometimes as you evolve, you evolve out of relationships that were based on an earlier version of yourself.”
Wilde’s comments come after Styles recently spoke out about the criticism his girlfriend has been facing since the couple started dating, and the pop star recounted Rolling Stone last month that Twitter is a “s***storm of people trying to be terrible to others” and that it “obviously isn’t working [him] feel well”.
https://www.independent.ie/style/celebrity/celebrity-news/olivia-wilde-denies-she-had-affair-with-harry-styles-during-relationship-with-jason-sudeikis-41972395.html Olivia Wilde denies having an affair with Harry Styles during her relationship with Jason Sudeikis