Olivia Wilde's pointed message amid Don't Worry Darling controversy

‘Are you happy for me?’ Olivia Wilde displays a pointed message on her hoodie… as makeup-free star steps out amid Don’t Worry Darling controversy

Olivia Wilde appears to be sending a message to the haters amid the ongoing controversy surrounding her new movie Don’t Worry Darling.

Wilde, 38, has faced tough backlash over the feature with film critics mauling it in reviews, while the behind-the-scenes drama involving lead star Florence Pugh has made it one of Hollywood’s messiest movies in recent memory.

But on Thursday, the girlfriend of Harry Styles once again shrugged it all off as she gave photographers a playful smile while wearing a hoodie that had a slogan across it saying: ‘Are you happy for me?’

The Booksmart filmmaker looked absolutely flawless as she went makeup free for the outing in Studio City, California, as it appeared as though she was fresh from another workout.  

‘Are you happy for me?’ Olivia Wilde displays a pointed message on her hoodie… as makeup-free star steps out amid Don’t Worry Darling controversy

And despite her new film receiving disappointing reviews from critics, Wilde has continued to put a brave face on all the drama. 

The film currently has a disappointing 43 percent rotten rating among reviewers surveyed by Rotten Tomatoes, and the film’s score drops to an even worse 22 percent when only critics from respected publications are included.

But even if critics didn’t care for the psychological thriller, fans are certainly looking forward to it — or at least a chance to see her boyfriend Harry Styles live.

IMAX claimed on Friday that Don’t Worry Darling became the fast-selling film ever for advance screenings in the premium theaters, which are scheduled for September 19.

The screenings, which sold out within 24 hours, will be followed by a live Q&A beamed into theaters featuring Olivia with Harry, Gemma, Nick, Kate Berlant and other members of the cast, though Florence and Chris will be noticeably absent.

Wilde has been doing her best to stay calm after a facing a whirlwind of controversy at the Venice Film Festival of her sophomore directorial feature Don’t Worry Darling, which stars Florence Pugh, her current boyfriend Harry Styles and Chris Pine, among others. 

Surprise success: IMAX claimed that Don’t Worry Darling became the fast-selling film for an advance screening in the premium format at screenings for September 19 featuring a virtual Q&A with her and the cast sold out 


Icy time: She and Harry promoted the film at its world premiere at the Venice Film Festival, but the star Florence Pugh skipped a press conference and kept her distance from the two

The lovebirds promoted the movie with Chris and fellow stars Gemma Chan and Nick Kroll, but Florence, who plays the lead, was notably absence from much of the festivities.

She skipped a press conference for the film that was attended by Olivia and the actors because her flight allegedly would land too late for her to get there, though she was later seen in Venice nearby while it was taking place.

During the premiere screening and on the red carpet, Florence appeared to keep her distance from her director. 

Makeup free: The Booksmart filmmaker looked absolutely flawless as she went makeup free for the outing in Studio City


Carrying on regardless: Despite her new film receiving disappointing reviews from critics, Wilde has continued to put a brave face on all the drama

Get the message: Wilde, 38, has faced tough backlash over the feature with film critics mauling it in reviews

The troubles within the production spilled over to the premiere when some fans became convinced on social media that Harry had spat on his costar Chris when he sat down next to him.

A videos showed Harry taking a seat next to Chris, who had been clapping but instantly stopped as his costar sat down.

However, the video didn’t clearly show any spit, and a second clip from another angle showed the two chatting politely just seconds later.

It never ends: The troubles within the production spilled over to the premiere when some fans became convinced on social media that Harry had spat on his costar Chris when he sat down next to him, though there’s no evidence of that, and Pine’s rep denied it

A representative for Pine later vehemently denied that there had been any spitting. 

Florence’s original costar Shia LaBeouf has also been adding to the drama around the film.

He was originally set to star in Don’t Worry Darling before Olivia replaced him with Harry.


Messy: Florence’s original costar Shia LaBeouf has also been adding to the drama around the film after he denied being fired and shared video of Olivia begging him to stay with the production 

After LaBeouf was sued by his ex FKA twigs and details of his allegedly sexual battery and harassment against her emerged, Olivia claimed she had fired him from the production.

But the Honey Boy actor later produced a video that Wilde apparently sent him begging him to stay with the production, and he claimed that he had left over a ‘lack of rehearsal time,’ while forwarding emails to Variety to back up his case.

Florence and Olivia have reportedly been feuding quietly after the actress was allegedly uncomfortable with Olivia’s on-set relationship with Harry, though she claimed to Vanity Fair that her relationship with former partner Jason Sudeikis was ‘over long before’ she and Harry first hooked up.

Timing: Florence and Olivia have reportedly been feuding after the actress was allegedly uncomfortable with Olivia’s on-set relationship with Harry, though she claimed to Vanity Fair that her relationship with Jason Sudeikis was ‘over long before’ she and Harry first hooked up; seen August 18 in NYC

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