Fake News! Olivia Wilde finally addressed “spitgate” – ending the rumors about this friend Harry Styles spit on his don’t worry darling costar Chris Kiefer once and for all.
In a teaser clip from her interview on Wednesday September 21st The late show with Stephen ColbertWilde, 38, brought up the now-viral video in which the 28-year-old “As it Was” singer appeared to spat on the star trek star, 46, while returning to his seat at the Venice International Film Festival earlier this month.
As an example, Wilde cited the speculation that “people will be looking for drama everywhere”. host Stephen Colberthowever, did not allow that book smart Director off the hook without giving a clear answer as to what – or has not – went under.
“Did Harry Styles spit on Chris Pine why or why not? Support your answer,” asked Colbert, 58, prompting the OK Alum replied, “He didn’t! Harry didn’t spit at Chris.”
However, the comedian wasn’t convinced. “Only time will tell,” he quipped, to which Wilde enthusiastically replied, “He really didn’t!”
Wilde is not the first don’t worry darling Cast and crew to end the “Spitgate” speculation. After the clip made headlines, Pine’s rep vehemently denied the claims.
“This is a ridiculous story – a complete fabrication and the result of a strange online illusion that is clearly deceptive and open to silly speculation,” she said wonder woman star’s representative promised an explanation Us weekly on September 6th. “Just to be clear, Harry Styles didn’t spit on Chris Pine. There is nothing but respect between these two men, and any other suggestion is a blatant attempt to create drama that just doesn’t exist.”
For his part, the 28-year-old singer addressed the rumors with a sense of humor during his concert at Madison Square Garden on Sept. 7.
“Wonderful to be back in New York, I just rushed to Venice to spit on Chris Pine,” Styles joked onstage. “But don’t worry we’re back and our job tonight is to entertain you and I promise we’ll do our best.”
However, Spitgate was just one of the social media sensations to emerge from the Sept. 5 premiere don’t worry darling. Fans couldn’t get enough of it princess diaries 2 photograph stars Florence Pugh on the red carpet, while others were amused by his apparent disinterest at the press conference, dubbing him a “disassociating pine.”
Although Pine was there for the press, Pugh, 26, chose to skip the interview during her brief visit. While rumors lingered that there was tension between the two little woman Actress and Wilde who a house Alum downplayed any issues between them, calling Pugh a “power” she was “honoured” to have as her leading man.
“As for all the endless tabloid gossip and noise out there, the internet feeds itself. I don’t feel the need to contribute; I think it’s sufficiently well fed,” she added, when asked if there was any truth to the alleged conflict between the two women.
Wilde has faced a lot of drama since then don’t worry darling began production in October 2020. The New York native, who has been romantically linked to Styles since January 2021, has had to deny rumors of a pay differential between the two my cop Stern and Pugh. She also claimed she fired Shia LaBeouf from production to protect the midsummer actress, but the Even Stevens Alum, 36, claimed he quit due to lack of allotted rehearsal time.