Jason Sudeikis Thanks Olivia Wilde For Pushing Him to Make Ted Lasso: “She Was Proper”

Jason Sudeikis Thanks Olivia Wilde For Pushing Him to Make

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Jason Sudeikis is giving credit score the place it is due. Whereas accepting one of the best comedy sequence Critics’ Selection Award for Ted Lasso on Sunday night time, the actor gave a candy shout-out to ex-fiancée Olivia Wilde, explaining that she impressed him to jot down the humorous sequence within the first place.

After thanking Apple TV+ and his total workforce, Sudeikis stated, “I need to thank my youngsters, Otis and Daisy. I need to thank their mother, Olivia, who had the preliminary concept to do that as a TV present. It was like, ‘Wow, you and Brendan [Hunt] and Joe [Kelly] like doing that a lot, you need to do it as a film or TV present.'” He added with a smirk, “I used to be like, ‘No.’ She was proper.”

Throughout the present, Sudeikis additionally received the award for finest actor in a comedy sequence, and his Ted Lasso costar Hannah Waddingham secured the award for finest supporting actress in a comedy sequence. He wound up pulling one more informal sweatshirt for the night after his tie-dye Golden Globes trend assertion final week — this time, he rocked a blue hoodie with the symbol for Crockett Excessive Faculty, the fictional faculty he is the principal of within the Wilde-directed film Booksmart.

UNSPECIFIED LOCATION – MARCH 7: (L-R) In this screengrab, Jason Sudeikis and Brendan Hunt, winners of Best Comedy Series Award, arrive at the press room at the 26th Annual Critics Choice Awards on March 07, 2021. (Photo by Getty Images/Getty Images for the Critics Choice Association)

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