Olivia Wilde says Jason Sudeikis serving her custody papers on stage was 'aggressive'

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  • Olivia Wilde is calling out her ex for the way he served her custody papers in April; she was on stage in Las Vegas presenting at CinemaCon when she was served.
  • Wilde claims Sudeikis tried to "embarrass [her] professionally" with the "aggressive" way he went about it in a new filing.
  • Sudeikis has since said he did not intend for the papers to be served in such a manner.

Olivia Wilde is hitting back after being served custody papers on stage during her presentation at CinemaCon in April.

The Don't Worry Darling director has filed to dismiss the papers from ex Jason Sudeikis, calling his method of delivery "aggressive" while she claims the Ted Lasso star did so to "embarrass [her] professionally".

"Jason's actions were clearly intended to threaten me and catch me off guard. He could have served me discreetly, but instead he chose to serve me in the most aggressive manner possible," she said in the court filing, per Daily Mail.

"The fact that Jason would embarrass me professionally and put our personal conflict on public display in this manner is extremely contrary to our children's best interests," she said.

"Since Jason has made it clear that we will not be able to work this out for our children's sake outside of the court system, I filed a petition for custody in Los Angeles."

US director and actress Olivia Wilde holds an enve
US director and actress Olivia Wilde holds an envelope reading personal and confidential as she speaks onstage during the Warner Bros. Pictures The Big Picture presentation during CinemaCon 2022 at Caesars Palace in Las Vegas, Nevada on April 26, 2022. - When Olivia Wilde was handed a mysterious envelope on stage midway through her presentation before a packed Las Vegas audience, many assumed it was the set-up for an elaborate joke.

The couple ended their relationship of almost 10 years in 2020. They share children Otis, 8, and Daisy, 5.

Sudeikis has since said in his own filing that he did not intend for the papers to be served in such a manner.

"Olivia's talk was an important event for Olivia, both professionally and personally, and I am very, very sorry that the incident marred her special moment," he said, adding he didn't want it to be served at her partner's [Harry Styles'] home, in case their children were present.

According to People, the judge has since sided with Wilde, dismissing the custody petition. 


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