Fake news! Olivia Wilde finally addressed “spitgate” – shutting down rumors that boyfriend Harry styles spit on his do not worry honey co-star chris pine once and for all.
In a teaser clip of his interview on Wednesday, September 21 on The Late Show with Stephen ColbertWilde, 38, mentioned the now-viral video that featured the 28-year-old “As it Was” singer apparently spitting on the star trek star, 46, as she returned to her seat at the Venice International Film Festival earlier this month.
Wilde mentioned the speculation as an example that “people will look anywhere for drama”. Host Stephen Colberthowever, he was not letting the smart booking director off the hook without giving a straight answer about what happened, or didn’t happen.
“Harry Styles spit on Chris Pine, why or why not? Support his answer,” Colbert, 58, asked, to which the boss alum responded, “He didn’t! Harry didn’t spit on Chris.”
The comedian, however, was not convinced. “Only time will tell,” he joked, to which Wilde enthusiastically responded, “He really didn’t!”
Wilde is not the first of the do not worry honey cast and crew to shut down “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 misleading and allows for foolish speculation,” the official said. Wonder Woman The star’s rep made a statement to us weekly on September 6. “To be clear, Harry Styles did not spit on Chris Pine. There is nothing but respect between these two men, and any suggestion to the contrary is a blatant attempt to create drama that simply does not exist.”
The 28-year-old singer, for his part, addressed the rumors with a sense of humor during his concert at Madison Square Garden on September 7.
“It’s wonderful to be back in New York, I just got to Venice real quick to spit on Chris Pine,” Styles joked onstage. “But have no fear, we are back and our job tonight is to entertain you and I promise you we will do our best.”
Spitgate, however, was just one of the social media sensations to emerge from the September 5 premiere. do not worry honey. Fans couldn’t get enough of the princess diaries 2 star photography Florence Pugh on the red carpet, while others were amused by his apparent disinterest at the press conference, labeling him “Disassociating Pine.”
Although Pine was present for the press, Pugh, 26, chose to skip the interview during his brief visit. While rumors persisted that there was tension between the Little woman actress and Wilde, the House alum downplayed any issues between them, referring to Pugh as a “force” she was “honored” to have as her top star.
“As for all the endless tabloid gossip and all the noise out there, the internet feeds on itself. I don’t feel the need to contribute; I think he is sufficiently well fed,” she added when asked if there was any truth to the alleged conflict between the two women.
Wilde has faced a great deal of drama since do not worry honey began production in October 2020. The New York native, who has been romantically linked with Styles since January 2021, had to deny rumors that there was a pay disparity between the two. my police star and pugh. He also claimed that he shot Shia LaBeouf of production to protect the midsummer The actress, however, even stevens The student, 36, claimed he quit due to lack of rehearsal time provided.