Jason Sudeikis Can't Smell — But Son Otis Thinks He's Got a 'Lego Up His Nose,' Olivia Wilde Says

PEOPLE.com | 9/25/2018 | Staff
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Olivia Wilde‘s fiancé Jason Sudeikis was born with an odd condition — but their 4½-year-old son, Otis Alexander, knows how to fix the problem!

The Life Itself actress, 34, opened up to Jimmy Kimmel on Monday night about the fact that the Horrible Bosses star, 43, can’t smell or taste anything.

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“Apparently it took quite a while for him to realize it,” Wilde told the Jimmy Kimmel Live host. “I had weirdly heard it from our mutual friends, and it was an awkward thing I brought up on our first date. I was like, ‘I heard you don’t smell so great.’ “

It’s also become a bigger problem as their relationship has progressed. “When our kids were born, he had a real Forrest Gump moment where he was like, ‘Is he normal? Can he smell?’ ” Wilde recalled, adding, “and Otis can smell, which is lucky for him.”

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In fact, Otis feels so blessed compared to his dad that he desperately wants to help him, Wilde shared.

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“He’s convinced he’s gonna diagnose the problem and fix it,” the mom of two explained. “So he’s like, ‘Dad, there is a Lego up your nose. You just have to breathe out really hard.’ He tries to coach him. He holds his face. He’s like ‘I’m gonna get it. Don’t worry.’ “

Another minor frustration for Wilde? “He’s still weirdly squeamish about...
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