Olivia Wilde defined it as “a bonfire of misogyny” the promotion of the film Don’t Worry Darling, starring Harry Styles and Florence Pugh.
No doubt Don’t Worry Darling was one of the most controversial films of 2022, due to rumors of alleged friction between cast members and others surrounding Olivia Wilde, Harry Styles, Florence Pugh, and Chris Pine.
Due to this, the director had many problems promoting the film, so she decided to share her feelings regarding this tense period that she experienced due to harassment from the press and social networks.
Don’t Worry Darling: Olivia Wilde talks about the “misogynistic” promotion of the film after the controversies
It should be remembered that Harry Styles came as a replacement for Shia LaBeouf, who resigned due to certain reasons. A second version in which Olivia Wilde stated that she fired him and that caused speculation and controversy.
And while the premiere of Don’t Worry Honey made a splash at the 2022 Venice Film Festival, it didn’t make things any better either. Since alleged differences between the actors were reported, causing situations that led to rumors and negative comments.
Now, in an interview, Olivia Wilde decided to talk about this tense promotion for her film Dont Worry Darling.
“Events like this allow us to come together, look each other in the eyes and say, ‘Keep moving forward.’ Because, let’s face it, it’s not easy to move on. In fact, sometimes it’s very tempting to call a truce and let go.” This bonfire of rampant misogyny that is this industry, to tell ourselves: ‘Good night, good luck, I’d rather eat glass my entire life than continue doing this.’ The filmmaker began to say.
“But these moments are deeper than they seem. Because perhaps they are our most sincere recognition that we fight a constant battle in which we are allies.” He finished Olivia Wide in the middle of her fight in the promotion of Don’t Worry Darling.