Olivia Wilde described being served legal papers on behalf of former partner Jason Sudeikis as “evil” on stage at an industry event in Las Vegas.
The 38-year-old actress and director received a document in a brown envelope while promoting her upcoming thriller Don’t Worry Darling at CinemaCon in April.
Wilde and Sudeikis lived together from 2011 to late 2020 and are parents to son Otis, 8, and daughter Daisy, 5.
Speaking to Variety for the cover story, Wilde mentioned the incident without naming Sudeikis.
She said: “It was at my place of work. At other places it would be considered an attack. I was really upset. It couldn’t have happened. There was a big breach in security. This is really scary.” is.
“In addition to the hurdles I had to jump to get into that room with some badges, I had to undergo a few days in advance to provide the necessary wristbands to access the event. A special Covid test – this was what we needed. Preconceptions.”
Footage showed the filmmaker’s surprise after opening the envelope.
Wilde, who is currently dating former One Direction star Harry Styles, added:
“Trying to sabotage it was really vicious. But I had a job to do. I’m not easily distracted.”
“But sadly it didn’t come as a surprise to me at all. I mean, there’s a reason I left that relationship.
After the incident at CinemaCon, a Sudeikis representative confirmed that the documents related to the jurisdiction of the couple’s children, but the actors had no prior knowledge of how they would be delivered. said.
His representative has been contacted for further comment.
In December, Wilde admitted she was dating Styles, 28, and said she was “happier” than ever.
The two have been dating since she cast him in the upcoming psychological thriller Don’t Worry Darling.
Wilde also used the interview to undermine claims that Styles was being paid more as a female counterpart than Pugh, stating that “those claims have absolutely no validity.”