Harry Styles and Olivia Wilde have split after two years of dating. Although fans spotted her with her children at one of his concerts shortly before the announcement, sources say the two had tried to work things out to no avail.
The split was “very amicable,” according to insiders, who say Wilde is still having a “difficult” time. And some fans have argued that the actor/director has good reason to be done with Styles for good.
After Styles was cast in Wilde’s don’t worry darling, Wilde announced that she had split from longtime love Jason Sudeikis. The new couple went public in January 2021, but rumors circulated that their relationship started before their split Teddy Lasso Star.
Though Styles and Wilde have kept quiet about the private details of their relationship, she said she’s happier than ever while she’s with him. And sources opened up about how close the stars became after meeting on set. One said the couple were at their best in late October.
“Harry and Olivia are great. They’re better than ever,” the insider exclusively told People. “They rise up about things like that all the time, and they just move on with their relationship and are happy and thriving.”
However, according to Hollywood gossip, their relationship had been less than welcomed by some people on the Don’t worry darling set, namely Florence Pugh. After leaking a video of Wilde referring to Pugh as “Miss Flo” in what was arguably a condescending context, Pugh dropped much of the publicity for the film.
Some sources said Pugh was also unhappy about Wilde and Styles’ relationship. And others claimed it’s because she and Styles shared an intimate moment before he and Wilde began their romance (Mirror).
The couple always seemed to have a lot to do. And the pressure reportedly prompted her to press pause.
Fans discussed the split in a DeuxMoi sub on Reddit. And some said they hoped Wilde would be done with the “Watermelon Sugar” singer permanently.
“Nothing against Harry but I would NEVER get back with him… the sheer amount of vitriol Olivia gets from his stans is just appalling,” one user wrote in a popular comment.
Another replied: “He never tried to protect her. Regardless of how someone feels about you, you should know that your partner will protect you if they can.”
Sources say Styles’ break is taking a slight toll on Wilde. “They had some issues, but Olivia thought they would get through it all,” an insider told People. “She is disappointed. But it’s just a tricky situation.”
Another insider said the “very amicable” decision was due to their hectic schedules. They “have different priorities that separate them,” a friend said. Styles is touring abroad while Wilde is busy with projects in the US and the two children she shares with Sudeikis.
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