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maeday rescuea Los Angeles-based nonprofit animal rescue, will come to Olivia Wildethe defense of
Shortly after the former nanny of the actress complained in a daily mail piece that Wilde, 38, abandoned his dog to spend more time with my boyfriend Harry stylesthe animal organization refuted those claims and shared their side of the story.
In an Instagram post on Saturday, MaeDay Rescue shared a series of photos of Wilde and her ex-fiancé. Jason SudeikisGordy, the former dog, and wrote in his caption, “Well, you may have seen Gordy in the news lately And we want to make things clear.
Noting how Wilde adopted the pup “at 2 months old,” the organization said “after giving him lots of love, training and traveling adventures, [Wilde] I realized that Gordy didn’t love the life of travel and wasn’t happy with little kids.”
“Gordy had formed a very strong bond with his dog walker and it was in Gordy’s best interest and after much thought and consideration, he was relocated to his Brooklyn dog walker,” the post continued.
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MaeDay Rescue said the decision to find Gordy a new home came after Wilde called the organization to discuss relocating him.
The group, which said it was “involved in the decision”, said: “We take pride in finding that perfect forever home for our Maeday animals and every now and then the animal is happier in a different environment and that’s fine.”
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MaeDay Rescue also celebrated Wilde’s advocacy for rescue animals, stating that she rehoused Gordy “out of compassion and love for him”.
“We feel we should share this because we hate that the media is misrepresenting a Maeday adopter,” the organization concluded. “Thank you for adopting @oliviawilde and for being a responsible pet owner. 🐶.”
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MaeDay Rescue’s social media post came days later Alleged details of Wilde and Sudeikis’ former nanny about their breakup, including Sudeikis, 47, being shocked and “heartbroken” by Wilde’s then-new relationship with Styles, 28.
“As parents, it is incredibly upsetting to learn that a former nanny of our two young children would choose to make such false and defamatory accusations about us publicly,” Wilde and Sudeikis said in response in a joint statement. “Your 18-month campaign of harassing us, as well as our loved ones, close friends and colleagues, has reached its unfortunate climax.”
Wilde and Sudeikis started dating in 2011 and they were engaged for several yearsbefore PEOPLE reported in November 2020 that the couple had ended their relationship.
After news of their separation broke up, a source told PEOPLE that the couple’s children were their main concern.
“It’s been amicable and they’ve transitioned into a big co-parenting routine. The kids are the priority and the heart of the family relationship,” the source explained at the time.