Olivia Wilde has denied leaving her ex-fiancé Jason Sudeikis for her current boyfriend Harry Styles.
The Ted Lasso actor told GQ last year that he and the actress/director split in November 2020, and two months later she was pictured holding hands with her leading man Don’t Worry Darling, leading many to wonder if there was an overlap.
In a cover interview with Vanity Fair magazine, Olivia revealed that her relationship with Jason, whom she started dating in 2011, initially ended in early 2020, but they stayed together to co-parent their two children. during the pandemic.
“The whole idea that I left Jason for Harry is completely inaccurate,” she insisted. “Our relationship was over long before I met Harry. Like any relationship that ends, it doesn’t end overnight. Unfortunately, Jason and I had a very bumpy road, and we officially dissolved the relationship towards the end. start of the pandemic. We were raising two children during the lockdown, so we co-parented during that time. Once it became clear that co-living was no longer beneficial for the children, it became the thing responsible for not to, because we could be better parents as friends who live in different houses.
“I evolved a lot between my 27 and 35 years. I found myself as a director. And I think I found myself as an individual. And sometimes when you evolve, you come out of relationships that were based on an earlier version of yourself.”
Olivia, 38, made headlines in April when she was served with custody papers while presenting on stage at CinemaCon. She told the publication that she was not shocked by the incident.
“Unfortunately, it was consistent with my experience of the relationship,” she said. “But I was also deeply saddened by it – and troubled in so many ways… And I’ll tell you there are so many other ways to do it. I’m not someone who lives in hiding. If this experience hadn’t been made public, I would never have spoken about it, because I would never want my children to know what happened. Unfortunately, they will know that it happened.
In August, a judge denied Jason’s request to move their two children from Los Angeles to New York. In the filing, the actor also apologized for any upset the method of serving papers caused his former partner.