Chris Pine's Reps State That Harry Styles Did Not Actually Spit On Him At The "Don't Worry Darling" Venice Film Festival Premiere

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For the last 18 hours, the internet has been consumed by one big question: Did Harry Styles spit on Chris Pine at the Venice Film Festival premiere of Olivia Wilde's Don't Worry Darling?

A closeup of Chris wearing a tuxedo and sunglasses at the Venice film Festival
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Well, Chris' reps have finally issued a statement — and according to them, it didn't happen.

Chris on the Venice film festival red carpet
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The actor's reps cleared the air to Variety, saying that rumors of the "ridiculous story" — which originated on Sunday night after a video circulated of Harry appearing to spit on Chris' lap — are "a complete fabrication and the result of an odd online illusion that is clearly deceiving and allows for foolish speculation."

“Just to be clear, Harry Styles did not spit on Chris Pine," the statement continued. "There is nothing but respect between these two men and any suggestion otherwise is a blatant attempt to create drama that simply does not exist.”

The cast of Don't Worry, Darling and director Olivia Wilde on the reed carpet
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So this clears up one piece of the continuing drama around everything regarding Don't Worry Darling and its Venice premiere.

Chris holding up a disposable camera as he takes photos next to Nick Kroll
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Which means that, for now, we can enjoy some of the excellent memes that Chris gave us in peace.

As for the drama surrounding Florence Pugh and Olivia Wilde...don't worry darling, there's memes for that too.

A closeup of Florence
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Oh, and, uh, hey! The movie comes out Sept. 23. Easy to forget that there's a movie involved in all of this — and I bet more people are interested in seeing it than ever before, too.