How Olivia Wilde got Jason Sudeikis to go out with her

Jason Sudeikis is one lucky guy, but in the beginning it was Olivia Wilde who made the moves on the comedian. She explains how she finally got Sudeikis to notice her.

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A vast amount of guys would do anything to be with Olivia Wilde. But when the actress finally found the man of her dreams, he had no idea. Wilde admitted that in the beginning, she was the one who asked out her future fiance Jason Sudeikis.

“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 told Allure for their October issue. “Over the next six months we kept running into each other. [One night], my best guy friend walked up to him and said, ‘This is Olivia’s number. Use it.’ That was the beginning.”

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Sudeikis apparently took the cue, and the rest was history. The couple may get the award for most-adorable celeb couple, and they are already thinking about their future. Wilde added that, “Jason is fantastic with children.”

Before they can start with the kids though, they have to plan a wedding. The 29-year-old Wilde and 37-year-old Sudeikis are busy in wedding planning mode, and the date is “slowly developing.” She is hoping for a “funny, silly wedding,” but hopes it won’t be overshadowed by their celeb statuses.

“I trust everyone to not leak any information,” she said. “I just hope no one ends up flying a stupid helicopter over it or anything dumb like that.”

The actress is about to hit a big milestone: her 30th birthday, but she is only looking forward to making the leap into the next stage of her life.

“Yes, Einstein had discovered the theory of relativity by your age, and Emily Brontë had written Wutheringf***ing Heights, but honestly, what you achieve is far less important than what kind of human being you are,” the actress recently told Glamour.

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Wilde can next be seen in Rush, starring alongside Chris Hemsworth. Sudeikis is currently filming Horrible Bosses 2.

The October issue of Allure will be out Sept. 24.

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