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Weeks earlier, Harry Styles was accused of spitting on his Don’t Worry Darling co-star Chris Pine, raising many questions and accusations.
Even after the accident, people continue to speculate about whether it really happened or not.
At a concert in Venice, Styles told the audience to “spit on Chris Pine,” causing people to scratch their heads whether the singer joked or not.
Recently, director Olivia Wilde made things clear when she appeared on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert.
Clearing the air
When Olivia Wilde appeared on the show this week, talk show host Stephen Colbert addressed some topics that were making the rounds on the internet.
The Don’t Worry Darling director raised the problem as she discussed the alleged relapse between her and the actress Florence Pugh.
“The only thing I want to say to that,” she started. “Is that another one of our weird rumors, ‘spit gate,’ which you might have heard about…”
Colbert jumped into the situation, cutting her off and asking her if Styles spit on the Pine.
“Why or why not?” He asked her. “Support your answer.”
“No,” Wilde replied, after laughing at the essay-style question. “He did not.”
Complications and agreements
Things would have gotten complicated if Olivia Wilde had thrown her boyfriend Harry Styles under the bus and said he had spit on Pine.
However, everyone involved had come to agree on the situation.
Wilde highlighted the spitting voice as the perfect example of people seeking drama wherever they can.
“Harry did not spit on Chris, in face… he really didn’t, we’ve seen it,” she emphasized.
“That is exactly what I mean though, people will look at a video that shows evidence of someone not spitting on someone else.”
“And they’ll still see what they want to see, and that is the creation of drama… that is clickbait.”
Aside from the “spit gate,” another rumor circulating was the rift between Olivia Wilde and Florence Pugh.
However, Wilde also downplayed it, saying:
“I have nothing but respect for Florence’s talent… I have nothing against her for any reason.”
Olivia Wilde also argued that male directors don’t approach casting questions the way they do.
However, Stephen Colbert pointed out that even if the rumors were to be true, it would still be “light fare” compared to other film scandals.