Olivia Wilde is shutting down a big rumour that emerged from the Venice International Film Festival during Wednesday night’s appearance on “The Late Show”.
That rumour, jokingly dubbed “spitgate,” was sparked when Harry Styles took a seat next to Chris Pine at the Venice premiere of the Wilde-directed “Don’t Worry Darling”, with Pine halting his clapping as he seemingly reacted to being hit by a Styles-spewed loogie.
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“Late Show” host Stephen Colbert wanted to know the inside scoop, and grilled Wilde like he was a “60 Minutes” correspondent.
“Did Harry Styles spit on Chris Pine?” he asked with mock gravity, leaning in.
“He did not,” responded Wilde with a chuckle. “But I think it’s a perfect example of, like, people who look for drama anywhere they can.”
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She reiterated that “Harry did not spit on Chris.”
Colbert feigned being dubious. “Time will tell,” he quipped.
“No, he really didn’t!” said Wilde, laughing.
“We shall see,” countered Colbert.
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