In just a few weeks, Olivia Wilde and her boyfriend Harry Styles will take to the red carpet of the prestigious Venice Film Festival for the world premiere of their new film. Don’t worry dearwhich she led.
They will be joined by Stiles’ co-star Florence Pugh, one of Hollywood’s brightest young stars. But Hollywood is buzzing that the 26-year-old actress fell out with Wilde, 38, over the director dating Styles.
“I can tell you for sure that Flo seeing Olivia and Harry everywhere on set was not well received as Olivia was still with Jason when she first slept with Harry,” one insider said. Page sixreferring to the former Wilde, Ted Lasso star Jason Sudeikis.
The former couple, who got engaged in 2012 and share children Otis, 8, and Daisy, 5, announced the end of their seven-year romance in November 2020.
At the time, sources cited Wilde’s relationship with Harry as the main reason for the split, with one insider telling Page Six that the affair with Styles, now 28, had been going on for a month, leaving Sudeikis distraught.
“In the beginning, Jason and the kids visited Olivia on set a few times, so I think the whole thing made people feel a little uncomfortable,” an insider told This Week.
Internet sleuths certainly think something is wrong – finding it odd that in an industry where stars live and die thanks to Instagram, Pugh failed to “like” a post in which Wilde played the movie’s full official trailer. Don’t worry dear last week.
Wild followed this up by posting a photo of Pugh with the comment, “Watching this woman at work was so damn exciting! Can’t wait to show you more. @florencepugh@dontworrydarling”.
Pugh again attracted attention with her silence and the fact that she posted a teaser trailer for another new project on the same day, Oppenheimerabout J. Robert Oppenheimer, the so-called father of the atomic bomb.
It’s the subject of heated debate on social media, with one fan tweeting: “The way Florence Pugh hasn’t posted yet, don’t worry darling even though there are two trailers for it and yet she will be posting about every another project. what she’s doing right now like what Olivia Wilde did????”
“I think it’s so funny that Florence Pugh said NOTHING about don’t worry honey and Olivia Wilde keeps trying to spin her,” wrote another.
And a third Twitter user said: “I need to know what Olivia Wilde did to my baby Florence Pugh on the set of DWD because my girlfriend is SILENT about movie news.”
But a source told Page Six: “I heard she was already planning to publish (about Oppenheimer) that day, for some specific reason, it had nothing to do with Olivia’s response.”
Don’t worry dear described as the story of an unhappy 1950s housewife played by Pugh who discovers the disturbing truth about her idyllic life while her loving husband, played by Stiles, hides a dark secret.
On the blue carpet in support of the opening of Tiffany and Co. in London this week Pugh was asked about working with Styles. She said he was “an absolute professional and it was a great experience to work together.”
She then talked about the cinematography and style: “It was nice to go to the trailer with hair and makeup every day,” Pugh said, noting “how everything looks amazing and gold,” but didn’t say anything about her director. , Wilde.
This is Wilde’s second film following the success of the 2019 film. Book storefor which she received the Independent Spirit Award. She hired former One Direction heartthrob Styles to Don’t worry dear to replace actor Shia LaBeouf, who was involved in a lawsuit with his ex-girlfriend FKA Twigs over allegations of sexual assault and “relentless” violence. (LaBeouf has denied the allegations and the case will go to a judge next April.)
Wilde also made headlines after Sudeikis handed him custody papers during the promotion. Don’t worry dear in Las Vegas at CinemaCon in April, for which he later apologized.
Pugh is filming now Dune 2 plays Princess Irulan, and another Hollywood insider told Page Six: “Florence is filming Dune right now and out of her own pocket. I’m sure she’ll be front and centerDon’t worry dear) promo. Once the promo starts at the end of August, beginning of September, I’m sure she’ll be in the spotlight.”
Representatives for Styles, Wilde and Pugh were not available for comment.
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