It turns out Olivia Wilde was very upset at the way ex-partner Jason Sudeikis publicly served her legal papers.
Back in April, the Ted Lasso star arranged for the legal documents about child custody to be served to Wilde during a CinemaCon panel, with almost 4,000 people watching on.
As per the Daily Mail, the actress and director accused Sudeikis of using “outrageous legal tactics” in the incident. “Jason’s actions were clearly intended to threaten me and catch me off guard,” Wilde claimed in the documents. “He could have served me discreetly, but instead he chose to serve me in the most aggressive manner possible.”
Wilde went even further, accusing Sudeikis of intentionally trying to make their personal matters public in a way that was harmful to their two young children, Otis, 8 and Daisy, 5. “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 alleged. “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.”
Wilde, however, won out in the end: Page Six revealed today that Sudeikis’ custody petition against the Booksmart director has been dismissed. Sudeikis wanted their children to live in Brooklyn, while Wilde wanted them to live in either Los Angeles and London, and a judge ruled on her side this week.
The judge declared that California and not New York was the home state of their children. Sudeikis is currently in the U.K. finishing filming on the new season of Ted Lasso, and is now expected to fly back to deal with the situation.
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