Over two years after they called it quits, Hollywood stars Olivia Wilde and Jason Sudeikis continue their drama. Sadly, it might not be changing anytime soon as Olivia has accused her ex-partner of not paying child support for their two kids. Here are the details.
Olivia Wilde's Shocking $107,000 Monthly Expenses: No Child Support From Jason Sudeikis
Inside Olivia's New Court Documents
On April 4, 2023, The Blast published new legal documents filed by Olivia, asking a judge to order Jason to pay child support, taking effect from the date she first filed the case.
Details Of The Papers
In the court documents, the Booksmart director claimed that she had been paying for all the costs of the children's daily care whenever they were with her.
Olivia's Alleged Monthly Expenses
Olivia also claimed to have over $107,000 in monthly expenses, which included almost $60,000 in rent and mortgage and $4,000 in laundry and cleaning.
Olivia Says Jason Doesn't Pay Child Support
"Jason is not currently paying child support to me, despite my requests through counsel that we agree upon an interim support amount to avoid further litigation in this matter," Olivia added.
Olivia And Jason Split Certain Expenses
While the Drinking Buddies actress alleged that Jason wasn't paying child support, she admitted they had been splitting certain expenses for the kids, such as their school tuition.
Olivia Says She's Bearing All The Expenses
However, Olivia explained that she had been bearing a 100% of the costs for the children's food, clothing, transportation, childcare, and extracurricular activities, whenever they were with her.
Olivia Wants Jason To Cover Her Legal Fees
The Hollywood star then asked the judge to compel Jason to pay for some of her legal fees of no less than $500,000, claiming that he was in a significantly superior position to her financially.
Olivia Has Another Reason For Her Request
However, Olivia confessed that there was another reason for asking Jason to contribute to her attorney and accountant fees besides his superior finances.
Olivia Blames Jason And His Attorneys For Her Incurred Fees
According to the actress, it was also because the vast majority of fees she incurred were due to the Ted Lasso star and his counsel's "egregious, unnecessary, and aggressive conduct."
A Source Has An Opposite Opinion
While Olivia's legal team has alleged that the actress has borne the lion's share of the expenses for their kids, a source close to Jason has claimed otherwise.
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According to the source, the comedian took it upon himself to initiate the proceedings to ensure the kids would be properly looked after by both parents.
When Did Olivia And Jason Meet?
Olivia and Jason first met in 2011 during a late-night Saturday Night Live after-party, but it wasn't until their fourth date that the pair became romantically involved.
Olivia And Jason's Relationship Ends
The former couple dated for a few years and got engaged, but sadly, their romance came crashing down in November 2020. In the following years, the pair tried to maintain a healthy relationship, but it didn't last long.
Olivia And Jason's Child Custody Drama
Olivia and Jason have been locked in a custody battle since early 2022 when the Saturday Night Live alum served the actress with custody documents while she was presenting at CinemaCon.
Olivia Talks About Jason Serving Child Custody Papers
Following the surprise, Olivia alleged that the public document serving was an intentional move on Jason's part, adding that it was an outrageous tactic.
Jason Gives His Reason For His Decision
Jason subsequently argued that he served Olivia the papers while she presented because he didn't want to serve her in front of the kids, either at home, school, or her then-boyfriend Harry Styles's house.
Olivia Says Jason Is Acting In Bad Faith
In March 2023, Olivia accused Jason in a court filing of acting with bad faith and litigating her into debt, partly because he attempted to have their custody battle heard in New York rather than California, where she primarily lives.
Court Rules In Olivia's Favor
A few days later, Judge Adele Alexis ruled in the actress's favor, announcing that she was rejecting Jason's request to have the case moved to New York. In the meantime, fans can only hope for the pair to agree for their kids' sake.