Olivia Wilde Finalizes Divorce

5:21 AM PST 10/04/2011 by THR Staff
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The "House" star wed Italian prince Tao Ruspoli when she was just 19.

Olivia Wilde has finalized her divorce to Italian Prince Tao Ruspoli, UsMagazine.com reports.

The House and Cowboys & Aliens star, 27, eloped with Ruspoli, 35, in 2003 when she was just 19.

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Wilde told Marie Claire this summer that the separation improved her craft.

"It makes you a more empathetic person, and I think it's made me a better actress," she said.

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She joked that House creator David Shore told her, "You should get divorced every year; your acting's never been better!"

"The trauma of the whole thing has been humbling, and for the first time, I'm a little bit wobbly," she also admitted.

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In July, she told Nylon magazine, "I got a divorce and self-medicated with food. But I figure that's better than self-medicating with crack cocaine."

Her next thriller, In Time, which co-stars Justin Timberlake and Amanda Seyfried, will be released in theaters Oct. 28.

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