Olivia Wilde dished on how she and her ex Jason Sudeikis are “reshaping” their household as co-parents. The 38-year-old director of Don’t Fear Darling — who shares son Otis, 8, and daughter Daisy, 5, with the Saturday Night time Stay actor, 47 — made a visitor look on Wednesday’s episode of The Kelly Clarkson Present and opened up about her new actuality as a single mom.
“My precedence is them,” Olivia mentioned of Otis and Daisy. “So long as they’re completely happy and so they’re wholesome then — my ex and I, we agree on that. They’re every little thing to us.”
“It’s robust,” Olivia mentioned whereas talking with host Okayelly Clarkson. “I believe, you realize, reshaping a household is difficult, and the one profit is it’s allowed for some actually deep conversations with my children about feelings and about happiness and about what household means and love and it’s really allowed me to get to know them another way.”
“My precedence is them,” Olivia mentioned of Otis and Daisy. “So long as they’re completely happy and so they’re wholesome then — my ex and I, we agree on that. They’re every little thing to us. There are such a lot of households which can be blended and totally different shapes.”
She went on to say, “When you can encompass them with a lot love, then it’s OK. Nevertheless it’s difficult as a result of we’re not doing it in non-public.”
Again in November of 2020, Olivia and Jason determined to finish their 7-year engagement and go their separate methods after nearly a decade collectively. They’re at the moment in a dramatic custody battle over Otis and Daisy.
“On the finish of the the day, I’m so fortunate,” she added on the speak present. “There’s individuals coping with so many exhausting issues. The individuals of Jackson, Mississippi, don’t have water. There’s individuals in every single place coping with actual well being crises and, you realize, my stuff is on the market however I’m alive and my children are alive, and that’s what will get me via. I remind myself of that each single day.”
A part of the drama includes Olivia being served custody papers from Jason whereas she was on stage making a speech at Comedian-Con in Las Vegas, NV just a few months in the past. Olivia slammed the supply throughout an interview with Selection. “The one people who suffered had been my children, as a result of they’ll should see that, and so they shouldn’t ever should know that occurred,” she mentioned. “For me, it was appalling, however the victims had been an 8 and 5 year-outdated, and that’s actually unhappy. And when my children are dragged into it, it’s deeply painful.”
Jason, for his half, claimed he didn’t intend for Olivia to be served on the occasion. “Olivia’s speak was an necessary occasion for Olivia, each professionally and personally, and I’m very, very sorry that the incident marred her particular second,” he wrote in court docket paperwork obtained by Us.