Olivia Wilde and Harry Styles’ new romance reportedly “came as no surprise” after her nine-year relationship with her former fiance Jason Sudeikis ended in early 2020.
Insiders recently claimed that the actress, 36, and comedian, 45, argued over her “growing closer” bond with her colleague-turned-lover, 26, as they exchanged flirtatious messages while he was shooting scenes from the new movie she was directing late last. year.
But a source has now told MailOnline that the former couple had split months before the filmmaker and One Direction star, who went public at her agent’s wedding earlier this month, started dating.
Moving on: Olivia Wilde and Harry Styles’ new romance would have come ‘no surprise’ after her nine-year relationship ended in early 2020 (pictured earlier this month)
They said: “Jason and Olivia had been apart for almost a year and his departure from the relationship was no surprise. ”
The mother-of-two, who co-sponsors her son Otis, six, and daughter Daisy, four, with the producer, has been hit by rumors that texting between her and the band member caused her break-up with Jason .
Musician Harry was announced as a cast member on Olivia’s psychological thriller Don’t Worry Darling in September, and filming for the film began a month later.
Olivia’s new beau will step into the lead role of Jack, who hides a dark secret from his wife Alice (Florence Pugh).
Rumors: Insiders recently claimed the actress, 36, and ex-fiancé Jason Sudeikis, 45 (pictured in 2018) are fighting over her ‘close’ ties to her co-worker-turned-lover, 26
The End: A source told MailOnline the former couple split months before the filmmaker and One Direction star began dating (pictured in 2019)
Family first: The former couple have remained committed co-parents to their two children: Otis Alexander, six, and Daisy Josephine, four (pictured)
The hunk has reprized the role of Shia LaBeouf as interested in Florence, and the film is his first on-screen role since the 2017 film Dunkirk.
A source told The Sun: “Jason is absolutely devastated that Olivia has run behind his back and started to see Harry.
“Seeing them outside and publicly holding hands is really hard for him. But he’s more upset than angry and desperately wants her to come back.
Another insider claimed Saturday Night Live star Jason was hoping to reunite with the mother of his children.
Claims: The House star and musician have reportedly exchanged naughty messages while filming scenes in the new film she’s directing, Don’t Worry Darling, last year (pictured in 2020)
Story They started dating in 2011 and got engaged two years later, before welcoming two children together (pictured in 2020)
Harry’s romance story …
Summer 2017-July 2018
Victoria’s Secret model Camille Rowe, 30
Chef and blogger, Tess Ward, 30
Portuguese model Sara Sampaio, 28
Model Georgia Fowler, 28
2013-2014 and 2015-2016 on and off
Model Kendall Jenner, 25
Model Kimberly Stewart, 41 – her father Rod said: ‘[Harry’s] the car was there in the morning. Let’s say it like that ‘
Singer Taylor Swift, 31 – thought to have written I Knew You Were Trouble about him
Caggie Dunlop, 31 ans, star de Made In Chelsea
A Brief Fling With TV Star Emily Atack, 31
Caroline Flack, TV host who died when he was 17 and 32
They told People, “There’s still a lot of love out there, and he would like to have some hope that maybe there is a way for them to fix things. But what happens next remains to be seen.
According to Us Weekly, Watermelon Sugar hitmaker Harry was drawn to Olivia’s “intelligence and independent nature” as they loved each other.
MailOnline has reached out to spokespersons for Olivia, Harry and Jason for further comment.
Harry and Olivia made their debut as Hollywood’s hottest new powerhouse at its representative’s nuptials in Montecito, Calif., Last weekend.
Naysayers: Some of the One Direction star’s supporters trolled mother-of-two on social media claiming she ‘stole’ them
The happy photos came amid claims that James Corden helped keep close friend Harry and Olivia’s “romance” a secret after allowing the artist to stay at home while filming Don’t Worry Darling. in Palm Springs, California.
A source told Page Six: “This relationship between Harry and Olivia is very new. Olivia was directing Harry in the film in Palm Springs, and there were literally 10 people on set, as they were strictly following COVID rules.
“Harry had stayed with James Corden near Palm Springs during the filming, so they were able to be alone and keep their relationship very secret.
“So everyone was really surprised – and rather delighted – when Harry brought Olivia as his date to the wedding and introduced her as his girlfriend.”
Support: Others have stood up for the new couple, called the hate “embarrassing” and said their remarks did not reflect the artist’s loyal fan base.
The source added that Harry was not giving an “f ** k *” about the 10-year age gap and was “openly holding hands and kissing Olivia”. Representatives for Olivia, Harry and James were contacted for comment at the time.
The pop star previously dated Victoria’s Secret star Camille Rowe and supermodel Kendall Jenner, while actress Alpha Dog was married to Italian photographer Tao Ruspoli from 2003 to 2011.
Olivia was trolled by Harry fanatics earlier this week, with some of her supporters claiming she “stole” them, while others defended their romance and called the hatred “embarrassing.”
Acting: Harry took over the role of Shia LaBeouf as love interest from Florence Pugh in September last year, and this is his first on-screen role since the 2017 film Dunkirk (pictured left in the film )