After working together on "Don't Worry Darling," which Styles and Wilde star in, the two sparked romance rumors when they were spotted holding hands at a friend's wedding in January 2021. A source told People, "They were affectionate around their friends, held hands, and looked very happy. They have dated for a few weeks."
Over the course of 2021, the duo would be seen together in various locations around the world, from the UK to Italy. In July 2021, the two were photographed kissing in Tuscany, further solidifying the dating rumors. However, nothing was officially confirmed until January 2022 when Wilde sat down with Vogue and discussed her relationship with Styles.
"It's obviously really tempting to correct a false narrative," she said. "But I think what you realize is that when you're really happy, it doesn't matter what strangers think about you. All that matters to you is what's real, and what you love, and who you love."
In May 2022, the two were spotted vacationing together in Italy. The photos came just weeks after Wilde was served legal papers stemming from her child-custody battle with her ex-fiancé, Jason Sudeikis, while on stage at CinemaCon, per Us Weekly.
The September 2022 release of "Don't Worry Darling" was, unfortunately, marred with controversy and speculation surrounding the couple as well. It all reached a fever pitch during the Venice premiere. The couple kept things super professional, forgoing walking the carpet together or sitting next to each other during the showing. (Although if they had sat together, they may have avoided all the speculation that Styles spit on his costar Chris Pine.)
In October of that year, Wilde and Styles were unwillingly dragged into more speculation when Wilde's former nanny claimed to the Daily Mail in an Oct. 17 article that Jason Sudeikis once threw himself in front of Wilde's car to stop her from visiting Styles with some of her reported special salad dressing in the final days of her tenure with the former couple. (Wilde and Sudeikis adamantly denied the rumors in a joint statement to POPSUGAR.)
The two officially split in November 2022. At the time, a source told People that they were "taking a break."