Olivia Wilde got candid about the drama surrounding Don’t worry Darling, and says she was disappointed how her latest film was minimized because of the it. With casting, an on-set feud, her romance with Harry Styles and even “Spitgate” makes headlines for the psychological thriller, the actress/director had to deal with a pretty big shadow over the production. and herself when it opened last month. In a new interview with ElleOlivia seemed to take it all in stride, calling the drama “untruths.”
“It is shocking to see so many untruths about yourself being traded as fact. This film tries to ask big questions, but [it’s] “Let’s just focus on this sideshow here,” she explained, adding that the public scrutiny has made her more aware of how it “pits women against each other.” She then proceeded to praise Florence Pugh, the movie’s lead who was said to be in a feud with Olivia. “She’s so generous in her acting in every scene,” Olivia said. “She makes everyone around her better.”
However, she didn’t stop there with the compliments for the young British star, as she revealed how much she appreciated Florence’s take on the drama surrounding the movie. “Florence had a very wise comment about us not signing up for a reality show,” Olivia explained. “And I love that she put it that way.” She also praised Florence for pointing out that the sex scenes in the film “overshadow” the whole piece. “When Florence pointed out that this film is so much bigger and better than just the sex scenes, I was so glad she said that because I feel the same way.”
Meanwhile, Olivia hasn’t touched on the drama surrounding her ex Jason Sudeikis her custody documents in public, as she’s talked about before, but she did comment on how she’s raising her two children who she shares with the Ted Lasso actor in the spotlight.
“If I’m not photographed with my kids, people assume I’ve abandoned them, like my kids are just in a hot car somewhere without me,” she explained. Elle. “Do you know why you don’t see me with my children? Because I don’t let them be photographed.”