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Jason Sudeikis is giving credit where it’s due. While accepting the best comedy series Critics’ Choice Award for Ted Lasso on Sunday night, the actor gave a sweet shoutout to ex-fiancée Olivia Wilde, explaining that she inspired him to write the funny series in the first place.
After thanking Apple TV+ and his entire team, Sudeikis said, “I want to thank my kids, Otis and Daisy. I want to thank their mom, Olivia, who had the initial idea to do this as a TV show. It was like, ‘Wow, you and Brendan [Hunt] and Joe [Kelly] like doing that so much, you should do it as a movie or TV show.'” He added with a smirk, “I was like, ‘No.’ She was right.”
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