Olivia Wilde officially puts an end to rumors that she has left her ex-fiancé, Jason Sudeikisto start dating Harry Styles in the fall of 2020. “The whole idea of the *** horses that I left Jason for Harry is completely inaccurate,” she said vanity lounge. “Our relationship was over long before I met Harry. Like any relationship that ends, it didn’t end overnight. Unfortunately, Jason and I had a very bumpy road and we officially dissolved the relationship around the onset of the pandemic. We were raising two children during the lockdown, so we co-parented during that time. Once it became clear that cohabitation was no longer beneficial for the children, it became the thing responsible for NOT, because we could be better parents as friends who lived in different houses.
Although Olivia and Jason split in the spring of 2020, according to the actress, news from their breakup was not made public until November of the same year. At the time, Olivia was filming and directing don’t worry darlingin which Harry also starred. Her relationship with Harry became public at the very beginning of 2021 when they attended a wedding together.
While Olivia and Jason were able to keep one of their personal issues out of the public eye for over a year after splitting, their breakup made headlines again in April 2022. Olivia was doing the promotion don’t worry darling in front of a very public crowd at CinemaCon when she was custody papers served of Jason directly on stage. A source insisted HollywoodLife that the the actor was “shocked” by the time the papers were served, and said he had no idea they would be given to Olivia in such a public way.
However, Olivia isn’t convinced the timing was unintentional. “I wasn’t that shocked,” she admitted. “There’s a reason I didn’t stay in that relationship. Unfortunately, that matched my experience of the relationship. So I was probably the least shocked. Olivier made similar comments about Jason in a recent interview with Varietyas well.
In the vanity lounge piece, she explained how she felt during the situation. “I was also deeply saddened by it – and disturbed in many ways,” she continued. “I know it took extraordinary energy [for the server] to enter this room. It took a lot of foresight. And I’ll tell you there are so many other ways to do it. I am not someone who lives in hiding. If this experience had not been public, I would never have spoken about it, because I would never want my children to know what happened. Unfortunately, they will know what happened. Olivia and Jason share two children together.
As for her relationship with Harry, Olivia has continued to keep quiet about the romance. However, she gushed watching him perform and seeing how many “happy women” there are in the crowd at his shows. “I immediately started crying,” she shared. “Where else do we see this? Happy women? Women reunited in joy, loving and encouraging each other? It has been like a gift to be among them.
Meanwhile, Olivia also said she wasn’t opposed to remarrying (while she never married Jason, she was previously married to Tao Rouspoli from 2003 to 2011). The actress admitted her parents were the reason she believed in marriage, despite her past relationship issues. “[Their marriage] is incredibly supportive and they have evolved, individually and as a couple, through so many unexpected twists,” she said. “They are best friends. And I think that’s really what marriage is. It is a commitment to the best friendship. And a partnership. I think I now really understand what that means.