Wilde information movement to dismiss Sudeikis’ custody petition

Olivia Wilde has filed a movement to dismiss a custody petition leveled by her former associate, Jason Sudeikis, and infamously delivered to her onstage at CinemaCon earlier this yr.

In response to courtroom paperwork obtained and summarized Wednesday by the Each day Mail, the “Booksmart” director has accused the “Ted Lasso” star of aspiring to “embarrass” and “threaten” her by publicly serving her custody papers throughout the business occasion in Las Vegas.

In a press release in April, a supply near Sudeikis claimed that the actor “had no prior knowledge of the time or place that the envelope would have been” given to Wilde and that he would “never condone her being served in such an inappropriate manner.”

Wilde’s movement to dismiss the petition comes just a few months after the filmmaker was introduced with a mysterious manila envelope whereas she was in the midst of introducing her sophomore movie, “Don’t Worry Darling,” in entrance of 1000’s of her Hollywood friends and journalists at CinemaCon. The candid second sparked a flurry of hypothesis as to what was within the bundle cryptically marked “Personal and Confidential.”

It was later revealed that the thriller envelope contained a custody petition Sudeikis drafted after Wilde denied his request to relocate their kids to New York quickly whereas he was spending time without work work there, her movement alleges.

“When I did not agree, since the children have not lived in New York for several years, Jason filed these papers,” Wilde mentioned in her criticism, in keeping with the Each day Mail.

Sudeikis and Wilde had been engaged for greater than seven years earlier than splitting in early 2020. They by no means married however share two younger kids, Otis and Daisy. Wilde has since been romantically linked to pop musician and actor Harry Kinds, whom she directed in “Don’t Worry Darling.”

“Jason’s actions were clearly intended to threaten me and catch me off guard,” Wilde mentioned in her criticism, in keeping with the Each day Mail. “He could have served me discreetly, but instead he chose to serve me in the most aggressive manner possible.”

Lately, Wilde and Sudeikis have reportedly been splitting their time between Los Angeles, New York and London, the place “Ted Lasso” is filmed and Kinds is predicated. Per the ex-couple’s dueling authorized docs, Sudeikis needs the youngsters to stick with him in New York, whereas Wilde needs them to reside along with her in L.A. earlier than formally relocating to London along with her late subsequent yr.

In the meantime, Sudeikis has apparently doubled down on his declare that he wasn’t attempting to humiliate Wilde at CinemaCon. The Each day Mail reported that Sudeikis tried to keep away from serving her the custody petition on the residence of her “current partner,” Kinds, the place their children is likely to be current. Nor did he need the method server to method her at their kids’s college with different dad and mom within the neighborhood.

Sudeikis maintains that the processor tried to serve Wilde at her lodge in Las Vegas, however failed and adjusted tack upon recognizing Wilde onstage throughout the Warner Bros. presentation at CinemaCon.

“I understand that the process server had only done her job; however, I deeply regret what happened,” Sudeikis added, in keeping with the Each day Mail.

“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.”