Olivia Wilde She claims that people “assume” that she “abandoned” her children every time she is photographed without them.
Wilde, 38, is regularly filmed abroad, and more so after the drama of her latest film, “do not worry my love”.
The actress and director shares custody of her two children with ex, Jason Sudeikis.
“If it wasn’t filming with my kids, people would assume I left them, like my kids are somewhere in a hot car without me,” Wilde told Elle magazine in its November issue published on Thursday. “The suggestion is that I gave up my role as a mother.”
However, Wilde confirmed that she is indicating not to photograph her children.
“You know why you don’t see me with my kids? Because I don’t let them take pictures,” she explained. “Do you know how far I go to protect my children from seeing you?”
This isn’t the first time Wilde has expressed her frustration with people criticizing her paternity.
“When people don’t see me with my kids, it’s always ‘how dare you,'” the Booksmart director told Variety in a recent interview.
“I’ve never seen anyone say that about a man,” she added. “And if he’s with his son, he’s a f-king champ.”
Wilde even took a long time off work to be present with her children.
“It is time for me to stop and dedicate myself to children when I have them,” she explained. “This year was the time for me to be a housewife mom. This was not the year for me to be in a group, which includes absolutely everyone.”
Wilde and Sudeikis welcomed their first child, Otis in 2014, one year after their engagement. Two years later, the couple welcomed their daughter Daisy.
The couple began a romantic relationship in 2011. Sudeikis proposed to Wilde in 2013, but the two have not officially linked. It is not clear when Sudeikis and Wilde They called off the relationship, but confirmed it publicly in November 2020.
Sudeikis have publicly talked about their split For the first time during an interview with GQ in July 2021.
“I will understand better why in a year, the best one in two, the biggest one in five, and it will go from being, you know, the book of my life to chapter to paragraph to line to word doodle.”
Since the end of their relationship, Wilde has been romantically associated with Harry Styles. The musician starred as the lead male character in Don’t Worry My Love, which Wilde also starred in and directed.
The two first sparked romantic rumors in January 2021 after they were spotted holding hands at a wedding.