Olivia Wilde, 39, and Jason Sudeikis, 48, might have just lately settled their custody battle final week, however they’re nonetheless coping with some authorized drama with their former nanny. Their youngsters’s ex-nanny, Ericka Genaro, filed a lawsuit towards the previous lovebirds and accused them of discrimination in February. Ericka’s lawyer, Ron Zambrano, instructed US Weekly on October 4, that she is displeased with the courtroom’s determination to maneuver ahead with a personal arbitration.
“We respectfully disagree with the decide’s determination to maneuver this case into personal arbitration and are looking for all avenues to have the ruling reversed and permit us to do that case earlier than a jury of their friends,” Zambrano stated within the assertion. “We consider the decide didn’t apply the precise info introduced to relevant legislation which ought to have led to a discovering that the settlement was unenforceable.”
Ericka’s authorized workforce then accused the A-listers of eager to “silence” her with a personal mediation. “The proof is insurmountable to help our claims, together with textual content messages and testimony that she was pushed to give up, then was summarily fired anyway,” the assertion went on. “Ms. Wilde and Mr. Sudeikis merely need this case moved into arbitration to silence Ms. Genaro. We consider they shouldn’t be given particular remedy merely as a result of they’re celebrities and will must face their accuser in courtroom.”
The Ted Lasso star and Olivia’s former worker filed the attraction in California’s 2nd District Court docket of Attraction on October 3. Ericka allegedly claimed that the choice to maneuver the case to non-public arbitration was an “error.” Earlier this yr, she accused the proud dad and mom of allegedly firing her over her psychological well being, as reported by US Weekly. On the time, Ericka’s authorized workforce claimed that she grew to become “more and more anxious and careworn” following Jason and Olivia’s 2020 break up.
Within the docs obtained by the magazine, Ericka claimed that the Booksmart director “abruptly left the house the place she lived.” Jason and his ex share two children together with Otis, 9, and Daisy, 6. “Wilde’s sudden absence from the house had an antagonistic consequence on its emotional state, together with Sudeikis leaning on the presence of [Genaro] for help,” the February 2023 docs alleged. Amid their messy break up, Ericka claimed that she typically “felt she needed to ‘decide sides’” between the 2 dad and mom. Jason and Olivia ended their engagement in November 2020 forward of her romance with Harry Types.