Olivia Wilde Shuts Down Florence Pugh Feud Rumors & Hits Again At Gossip Overshadowing Her ‘Expertise’
“Florence [Pugh] did the job I employed her to do, and she or he did it exquisitely,” Olivia Wilde informed Self-importance Truthful when discussing her alleged feud with the Don’t Fear Darling costar. Olivia, 38, and Florence, 26, have been embroiled in rumors over a falling out. Nevertheless, when chatting with VF’s Julie Miller, the Darling director shut down any thought of a tiff. She blew me away. Each day I used to be in awe of her, and we labored very properly collectively,” she stated.
“It’s ironic that now, with my second movie—which is once more in regards to the unimaginable energy of girls, what we’re able to after we unite, and the way simple it’s to strip a lady of energy through the use of different ladies to evaluate and disgrace them—we’re speaking about this,” continued Olivia. “Florence’s efficiency on this movie is astounding… It’s simply baffling to me that the media would slightly give attention to baseless rumors and gossip, thereby overshadowing her profound expertise. She deserves greater than that. As does the film, and everybody who labored so onerous on it.”
Olivia additionally spoke on the alleged rumors that she was distracted from her directing job resulting from her blossoming love with Darling star Harry Kinds. Olivia and Harry, 28, went public with their romance in November 2021. “The concept I had 5 seconds within the day to be distracted by something is laughable,” Olivia informed Self-importance Truthful. “I used to be there earlier than everybody. I used to be there after everybody. And it was a dream. It’s not like this work was not pleasant. It was simply all-encompassing.”
Followers have speculated on-line in regards to the feud resulting from Florence’s absence throughout press occasions for Don’t Fear Darling. She didn’t pose solely with Harry or Olivia on the crimson carpet on the Venice Movie Pageant. Whereas some followers have achieved their finest to dispute these allegations, the rift rumors persist in Florence’s silence, however Olivia isn’t having any of it.
After declaring that Pugh is “one of the in-demand actresses within the universe,” Wilde stated that she “collect(s) that some individuals anticipate for her to be partaking extra on social media. I didn’t rent her to submit. I employed her to behave. She fulfilled each single expectation I had of her. That’s all that issues to me.”