Florence Pugh Allegedly Upset by Harry Styles and Olivia Wilde ‘Don’t Worry Darling’ On-Set Romance
Harry Styles and Olivia Wilde’s romance isn’t something Florence Pugh is particularly fond of. An insider claims that the connection between the “Don’t Worry Darling” actors and the director is “uncomfortable.”
“Don’t Worry Darling” is the story of a dissatisfied 1950s housewife, portrayed by Pugh, who learns a shocking reality about her ideal life as her devoted husband, played by Styles, keeps a sinister secret.
Rumors of drama overshadow the film surrounding the production due to the relationship between Styles and Wilde. The “Watermelon Sugar” singer first met the film director and actress on the set of her psychological suspense film, “Don’t Worry Darling”, where Styles portrays the male lead opposite Florence Pugh. The film’s star-studded cast also includes Gemma Chan, Chris Pine, and Olivia Wilde herself in other roles.
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An insider has said that Florence was dissatisfied after Olivia and Harry began dating on the movie set before Wilde had formally separated from ex-fiance, actor, and comedian Jason Sudeikis. The insider went on to state that the crew became increasingly uncomfortable as the romance bloomed because Sudeikis had previously visited Wilde on-set with their children.
Wilde and Sudeikis were in a relationship for seven years and had two children together. The couple announced their separation in November of 2020. While Wilde and Styles formally debuted their relationship in January of 2021, at Styles’ manager Jeffrey Azoff’s wedding.
Pugh’s reaction to the issue
Pugh has been silent throughout the media circus about the love triangle involving Wilde, Styles, and Sudeikis. Fans have seen the Midsommar star’s online coldness towards her director as the Don’t Worry Darling publicity campaign heats up; with Pugh not publicly acknowledging Wilde’s Instagram posts where she lauded Pugh’s performance in “Don’t Worry Darling.”
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This was in heavy contrast to Pugh’s star-struck demeanor towards Wilde prior to their working together. Pugh calls Wilde her “idol” in the initial “Don’t Worry Darling” casting announcement.
Pugh was interviewed about working with Styles on the blue carpet to support the inauguration of a Tiffany & Co. store in London this week. She said Styles was “a professional,” and working with him was “a terrific experience.”
Pugh added, remarking on “the way that everything looks lovely and golden,” but she mentioned nothing about her director, Wilde.
Pugh, Wilde, and Styles have yet to comment on the report.