Over the last few weeks, a savage rivalry has been painted in the media between former Don’t Worry Darling stars, Florence Pugh and Shia LaBeouf. However, a series of texts that have allegedly leaked between the two actors appear to show that they have a friendly relationship.
Florence Pugh is starring in the upcoming blockbuster Don’t Worry Darling. Shia LaBeouf was originally cast opposite her as the main character Jack, however, he pulled out of the movie late last year, and Harry Styles took over the role.
Last month, the film’s director Olivia Wilde claimed in a Variety interview that she fired LaBeouf, however, he has since disputed the claim and insisted that he quit. Shortly after, an old video between Wilde and LaBeouf leaked that showed the director asking him not to “give up” on Don’t Worry Darling.
In the same video, Wilde indicated that there was bad blood between Pugh and LaBeouf, referencing the actor’s intended resignation and saying, “I think this might be a bit of a wake-up call for Miss Flo, and I want to know if you’re open to giving this a shot with me, with us.”
Now, a series of texts have leaked between Pugh and LaBeouf which were allegedly sent while Don’t Worry Darling was filming, and suggest that the two actors have a friendly relationship.
In one of the texts, LaBeouf appears to tell Pugh he “missed” her when she didn’t attend a rehearsal due to the death of her friend. In another exchange, Pugh allegedly asks LaBeouf if she can “vent” about the movie.
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Check out screenshots of the alleged leaked texts below:
There has been a lot of speculation that Pugh and Wilde have rubbed each other up the wrong way during filming, which gained traction when Pugh barely promoted the film on her own social media accounts and didn’t hit like on a post by Wilde about Don’t Worry Darling that praised the 26-year-olds work.
The movie is set to premiere at the 79th Venice International Film Festival tomorrow and is scheduled to be released in Australian theatres on October 6th, 2022.
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