Faux information! Olivia Wilde lastly addressed “spitgate” — shutting down the rumors that boyfriend Harry Types spit on his Don’t Fear Darling costar Chris Pine as soon as and for all.
In a teaser clip from her Wednesday, September 21, interview on The Late Present With Stephen Colbert, Wilde, 38, introduced up the now-viral video that featured the “Because it Was” singer, 28, seemingly spitting on the Star Trek star, 46, whereas returning to his seat on the Venice Worldwide Movie Pageant earlier this month.
Wilde introduced up the hypothesis for instance that “individuals will search for drama wherever.” Host Stephen Colbert, nevertheless, wasn’t letting the Booksmart director off the hook with out giving a straight reply about what did — or didn’t — go down.
“Did Harry Types spit on Chris Pine, why or why not? Assist your reply,” Colbert, 58, requested, to which the O.C. alum replied, “He didn’t! Harry didn’t spit on Chris.”
The comic, nevertheless, wasn’t satisfied. “Solely time will inform,” he quipped, to which Wilde enthusiastically responded, “He actually didn’t!”
Wilde isn’t the primary of the Don’t Fear Darling solid and crew to close down the “spitgate” hypothesis. After the clip sparked headlines, Pine’s rep vehemently denied the claims.
“This can be a ridiculous story — an entire fabrication and the results of an odd on-line phantasm that’s clearly deceiving and permits for silly hypothesis,” the Marvel Lady star’s rep stated a press release to Us Weekly on September 6. “Simply to be clear, Harry Types didn’t spit on Chris Pine. There may be nothing however respect between these two males and any suggestion in any other case is a blatant try and create drama that merely doesn’t exist.”
The 28-year-old singer, for his half, addressed the rumors with a humorousness throughout his live performance at Madison Sq. Backyard on September 7.
“Great to be again in New York, I simply popped in a short time to Venice to spit on Chris Pine,” Types joked on stage. “However fraught not, we’re again and our job tonight is to entertain you and I promise, we’re going to do our absolute perfect.”
Spitgate, nevertheless, was simply one of many social media sensations that spawned from the September 5 premiere of Don’t Fear Darling. Followers couldn’t get sufficient of the Princess Diaries 2 star photographing Florence Pugh on the purple carpet, whereas others had been entertained by his obvious disinterest on the press convention, labeling him “Disassociating Pine.”
Though Pine was current for the press, Pugh, 26, opted to skip the interview throughout her transient go to. Whereas rumors persevered that there was rigidity between the Little Ladies actress and Wilde, the Home alum downplayed any points between them, referring to Pugh as a “drive” that she was “honored” to have as their lead star.
“As for all of the limitless tabloid gossip and all of the noise on the market, the web feeds itself. I don’t really feel the necessity to contribute; I believe it’s sufficiently well-nourished,” she added when requested if there was any reality to the alleged battle between the 2 girls.
Wilde has confronted a slew of drama since Don’t Fear Darling started manufacturing in October 2020. The New York native, who has been romantically linked to Types since January 2021, needed to deny rumors there was a pay disparity between the My Policeman star and Pugh. She additionally claimed she fired Shia LaBeouf from manufacturing to guard the Midsommar actress, nevertheless, the Even Stevens alum, 36, claimed he stop over the dearth of supplied rehearsal time.