Aaron Sorkin Slams RadarOnline Rumor of Olivia Munn Problems on The Newsroom
Another day, another made-up RadarOnline story. This time, the outlet posted an “exclusive” that Olivia Munn’s “know it all attitude” is annoying Jeff Daniels, her co-star on “The Newsroom,” as well as series creator Aaron Sorkin.
“Olivia and Aaron’s relationship soured so completely during season two of The Newsroom that it created a poisonous atmosphere on the set,” one so-called “cast insider” told RadarOnline. The source goes on to say, in a totally natural-sounding quote (ahem), “It affected the entire show because Olivia was written to be such a prominent player this season. But by the end of the long shoot, Aaron and Jeff were barely speaking to her, and you can expect that in the third season, her role will be greatly diminished.”
Nope, not true. “The story bears no resemblance to reality,” Sorkin said in a statement to E! News. “Olivia is a perfect cast member who is loved and respected by the entire cast, by the crew and the producers, by HBO and especially by me.” There you have it.