Don't Worry Darling crew members claim drama rumors are FALSE

Don’t Worry Darling crew claim ‘absurd’ on set drama rumors between Florence Pugh and Olivia Wilde are ‘completely false’

Crew members that worked on the psychological thriller, Don’t Worry Darling, shared a statement on Saturday refuting rumors of on set issues between Olivia Wilde and Florence Pugh.

A total of 40 individuals, including producer Miri Yoon, came forward to release a statement obtained by DailyMail.com with the ‘need to correct’ the alleged claims, calling them ‘absurd’ and ‘completely false.’ 

The recent statement came shortly after an insider told Vulture that both Olivia Wilde, 38, and Florence, 26, got into a ‘screaming match’ during filming last year.  


No drama: Crew members recently came forward to state that there was never any issues between Olivia Wilde, 38, and Florence Pugh, on set of Don’t Worry Darling

‘As a crew, we’ve avoided addressing the absurd gossip surrounding the movie we’re so proud of, but feel the need to correct the anonymous ‘sources’ quoted in a recent article,’ the statement began.

‘Any allegations about unprofessional behavior on the set of are completely false,’ they further stated. 

Olivia was addressed in the statement, with the crew expressing that she was nothing but, ‘an incredible leader and director who was present with and involved in every aspect of production.’ 

False rumors: Crew members revealed in a statement obtained by DailyMail.com that the rumors were ‘absurd’ and ‘completely false’; Seen in Spain in September 

Towards the conclusion, the individuals jointly took time to shoot down the claims made by other ‘sources’ to Vulture, which was shared earlier on Friday. 

‘There was never a screaming match between our director and anyone, let alone a member of our cast.’ 

The crew further reiterated in their statement that the set was always professional, and that, ‘We are happy to put our names on this, as real people who worked on the film, and who have witnessed and benefitted from the collaborative and safe space Olivia creates as a director and leader.’ 

Professional: They also expressed that the director created a ‘collaborative and safe place’ on set; Pictured 2022

‘Collaborative environment’: The crew stated, ‘There was never a screaming match between our director and anyone, let alone a member of our cast’; Olivia seen in September in NYC 

Don’t Worry Darling Crew Statement 

On Saturday, Don’t Worry Darling producer Miri Yoon and 40 crew members denied the allegations of onset unrest with a signed statement. 

‘As a crew, we’ve avoided addressing the absurd gossip surrounding the movie we’re so proud of, but feel the need to correct the anonymous “sources” quoted in a recent article.

Any allegations about unprofessional behavior on the set of Don’t Worry Darling are completely false. Olivia is an incredible leader and director who was present with and involved in every aspect of production. She ran this set with class and respect for everyone involved. There was never a screaming match between our director and anyone, let alone a member of our cast.

We are happy to put our names on this, as real people who worked on the film, and who have witnessed and benefitted from the collaborative and safe space Olivia creates as a director and leader. We’re also thrilled that the movie is in theaters this weekend. We can’t wait for you to see it on the big screen.’

 

‘We’re also thrilled that the movie is in theaters this weekend. We can’t wait for you to see it on the big screen,’ they added at the very end. 

The new claims counteract what a previous unnamed insider informed Vulture in regards to the drama that allegedly occurred on set in 2021. 

The source, who had spent ample time on the Don’t Worry Darling set, claimed that Olivia and Florence had a ‘screaming match’ due to Olivia’s ‘absences’ during filming. 

Previous claims: An unnamed source had informed Vulture that Olivia and Florence had allegedly gotten into a ‘screaming match’ on set; Still from Don’t Worry Darling 

‘Olivia and Harry would just disappear,’ the source stated, referencing to Harry Styles, who played one of the leading roles in the movie alongside Florence. The former One Direction member and Olivia have been in a relationship since January 2021. 

The insider further added to the publication that the drama taking place on set had reached Warner Bros. executive, Toby Emmerich, who then had to instill a ‘long negotiation process,’ to keep the peace.  

Rumors of drama between Olivia and Florence sparked when a clip was released of the star talking to Shia LaBeouf, who had originally been cast as Jack Chambers, which later was taken over by Harry. 

Keeping the peace: The insider also claimed to Vulture that a Warner Bros. executive had to keep the peace on set 

The Transformers actor had sent the video to Variety after Olivia had claimed that he had been fired from the film. On the other hand, Shia claimed that he had ‘quit.’ 

In the short reel, the director stated that she wasn’t, ‘ready to give up on this yet, and I, too, am heartbroken and I want to figure this out,’ referencing to Shia not being a part of the project. She then alluded to possible tensions between the actor and Florence. 

‘You know, I think this might be a bit of a wake-up call for Miss Flo, and I want to know if you’re open to giving this a shot with me, with us.’ 

Florence chose to limit her time spent for Don’t Worry Darling promotional activities and press calls, due to a busy schedule with other projects. However, she did make a show-stopping appearance at the movie’s premiere during the Venice Film Festival earlier in September. 

Now released: Don’t Worry Darling officially released in theaters nationwide in the United States on Friday; Florence seen in Venice in September 

Limiting press: Florence limited her promotional activities for Don’t Worry Darling due to a conflicting and busy schedule; seen at the 2022 Venice Film Festival 

Despite the differing rumors and alleged drama that occurred on set, Florence shared a heartfelt tribute post onto her Instagram earlier on Friday towards Don’t Worry Darling. 

In the caption, she expressed her thanks to all who helped bring the film to life, and reflected on the memorable moments spent on set. 

Olivia also shared a behind the scenes photo on Friday, which showed herself sitting next to Florence, Harry, and a crew member on set. They all appeared to be in good spirits as they prepared to shoot a scene. 

Don’t Worry Darling officially premiered in theaters nationwide in the United States earlier on Friday.  

Tribute: Earlier on Friday, Florence penned a heartfelt tribute to the film, Don’t Worry Darling, despite drama rumors 

Happy: Olivia shared a photo onto her Instagram on Friday to express her excitement for the film’s release in theaters, and showed herself with Florence and Harry all in high spirits on set

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