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Olivia Wilde: I Pursued Jason Sudeikis

Truth rating: 10

By Michael Lewittes

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(Norman Jean Roy for Allure)

Olivia Wilde reveals in the October issue of Allure that she made the first move on her now-fiancé Jason Sudeikis.

The star, who appeared with Sudeikis in Drinking Buddies, tells the mag, “I met Jason, and I thought he was so charming. He’s a great dancer and I’m a sucker for great dancers. But he didn’t even get my number.”

Wilde says, “Over the next six months we kept running into each other,” until one night, “My best guy friend walked up to him and said, ‘This is Olivia’s number. Use it.’”

“That was the beginning,” adds the actress.

Wilde also opens up the media frenzy surrounding her comments that she and Sudeikis “have sex like Kenyan marathon runners.”

The Rush star says, “I reached out to [Jennifer Aniston], who has, of course, been through the wringer, and I explained the situation and I said I needed advice on how to deal with these things. She wrote me one of the most gracious, wise emails describing her journey and really wonderful words of advice about how to deal with it.”

The issue hits newsstands on September 24.

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