A source close to Sudeikis, 46, tells People, "Papers were drawn up to establish jurisdiction relating to the children of Ms. Wilde and Mr. Sudeikis.”
"Mr. Sudeikis had no prior knowledge of the time or place that the envelope would have been delivered, as this would solely be up to the process service company involved and he would never condone her being served in such an inappropriate manner.”
Another insider told DailyMail.com, "Jason had no idea that this was happening. Nobody knew until the photos suddenly appeared. He is appalled about the whole thing and never would have wanted Olivia to be put in this kind of situation."
The source continued, "His sole priority is their children and making sure that they are safe and happy."
Sudeikis and Wilde have not commented on the incident.
The exes started dating around 2011 and got engaged in 2013. They went on to have two children together, Otis, 8, and Daisy, 5. Sudeikis and Wilde split in 2020, and she went public with her romance with the star of “Don’t Worry Darling,” Harry Styles, in January 2021.
In July 2021, Jason famously told GQ of his split with Olivia, “I’ll have a better understanding of why [it happened] in a year. And an even better one in two, and an even greater one in five, and it’ll go from being, you know, a book of my life to becoming a chapter to a paragraph to a line to a word to a doodle.”
Shortly after, he told “Extra” what helps lift him up during tough times, saying, “Friends, other people. Hearing other people’s experiences, helping other folks out. All those things.”
Last year, a source at Us Weekly shed light on how the Sudeikis and Wilde were handling coparenting.
The insider said, “She’s coparenting well with Jason. Olivia and Jason are better off as friends. They’re doing their best at giving their kids a normal life. The kids bring them back together since they are and always will be their number one priority.”
Meanwhile, in January, Olivia reflected on parenting in an interview with Vogue, saying, “Parenting forces you to be honest about how you live your life. It puts in sharp, clear focus decisions you’re making. I think we owe it to children to be happy. They sense it. They’re so intuitive. The idea that you can trick your kids into thinking you’re happy is ludicrous.”