Olivia Wilde Confronts Don’t Worry Darling Rumors: “People Will Look for Drama Anywhere”

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On the eve of Don’t Worry Darling’s theatrical release, filmmaker Olivia Wilde is working to put rumors about her film to rest once and for all.

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She stopped by The Late Show on Wednesday, where Stephen Colbert questioned her about reported tension with Darling star Florence Pugh, Shia LaBeouf’s controversial exit, and–naturally—Spitgate.

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“The whole experience has sort of changed my way of thinking about the internet,” Wilde told Colbert about the discourse.

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“But, really, it’s kind of ironic, because all of this is really what the film’s about. The film is about the narratives we are fed and whether we choose to accept them or question their sources.”

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The director, who also acts in the movie, first clarified whether LaBeouf quit or was fired. “Early on in the process of making the film, as the director

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I tried to mediate a situation between people to try to see if they could work together happily,” Wilde said. “Once it became clear that it was not a tenable working relationship

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“Did Harry Styles spit on Chris Pine? Why or why not? Support your answer.” Wilde laughed and replied, “No, he did not. But I think it’s a perfect example of, like, people will look for drama anywhere they can.

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Harry did not spit on Chris, in fact…” After wild speculation that Styles spit on Pine at the film’s Venice Film Festival premiere

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