Olivia Wilde and Jason Sudeikis have moved from the friendly ex of the co-parenting of their two children, to waging a legal war in a bitter custody battle that is now pulling out publicly. And, based on recent legal filings from both legal teams, there seems to be no end in sight.

The Don’t Worry Darling director and Ted Lasso star currently finds himself fighting in court over where his two children — Otis, 8, and Daisy, 5 — will live. Wilde would like to live in Los Angeles and possibly London, where her boyfriend, Harry Styles, lives. The Sudeikis wants to live with their children in Brooklyn.

As if that wasn’t already a daunting obstacle, the course of action Sudeikis’ lawyers chose to serve the Wild Custody paper was “clearly intended to threaten me and catch me off guard.” Wilde described serving custody papers as “the most aggressive way possible” while on stage at CinemaCon in April.

It didn’t always happen like this. By Hollywood standards, the former couple had a classic meet-and-greet story, and in the years that followed, the couple became engaged and parents to two lovely children.

With their custody battle going on in court, ET takes a closer look at how we got here.

Wilde and Sudeikis meet in 2011

They first met in May 2011 at a Saturday Night Live finale party. According to Sudeikis, they “hit it that night” but it would take a while – in the middle of things between a friend – before they’d exchange numbers.

Wilde told Allure in October 2013 that when she first met Sudeikis she “thought he was very attractive.”

“He’s a great dancer, and I’m a sucker for great dancers,” she said at the time. “But he didn’t even get my number.”

According to the magazine, they kept bumping into each other until, at the end, a male friend of hers went straight to the actor and told him, “That’s Olivia’s number. Use it.” “That was the beginning,” Wilde said.

Wilde later revealed on The Howard Stern Show in 2016 that Sudeikis didn’t text her until a month after getting her phone number. She joked, “I was like, ‘You guys, did Jason Sudeikis die? Because I don’t have any texts.’

She also revealed that Sudeikis didn’t kiss her until the fourth date. And, when he did, Wilde said he was head over heels.

Wilde relocated to NYC to live with the Sudeikis

In an October 2012 interview with USA Today, Wilde revealed that it was at this point in her life that she had the time to live life, and also that she moved to L.A. to live in a downtown apartment with the Sudeikis. moved to Manhattan. They also live with their rescue monastery, Paco.

“I’m decorating my new apartment. I do the same. I’m very homely. We have a cool new electronic drum kit. It’s a good life. For years, I worked tirelessly. I was doing shows. And doing movies on the weekends,” Wilde said, referring to the Fox hit show, House.

Sudeikis questioned

The Terrible Boss star proposed to Wilde after the holidays in late 2012. She was 28 at the time and he was 38.

“They are very excited,” said a source at the time. “And very, very happy.”

In a 2013 interview with ABC News, Wilde revealed that Sudeikis’ appearance in the comedy film was not planned.

“We took him in,” she said. “He didn’t know he’d have to work. He came to visit me in Chicago before I went to shoot, and he came over for lunch and I was like, ‘Listen, we don’t have anyone for me. To play the boss, would you just jump in and improvise with me for an hour? And he’s like, ‘Yeah, great, let’s go.

They welcomed their first child, a boy…

Wilde and Sudeikis welcomed Otis Alexander Sudeikis on Wednesday, April 23, 2014.

The Rush actress herself announced! The new mom tweeted: “Ladies and gentlemen, Otis Alexander Sudeikis has left the building! (I am the building.)”

… and then a girl!

In October 2016, Sudeikis and Wilde welcomed their second child, a girl. They named her Daisy Josephine Sudeikis.

“There goes the neighborhood. Daisy Josephine Sudeikis,” Wilde announced with the sweet first photo of her baby girl. “Born like a boss on #internationaldayofthegirl.

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