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Olivia Wilde: Divorce Made Me Feel Like A 'Failure'

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In the March issue of Town & Country, Olivia Wilde opens up about the heartbreak of her recent split -- and why she thinks there might be a silver lining to divorcing young.

The actress, who finalized her divorce from Italian prince Tao Ruspoli in September 2011, told the magazine that the end of her eight-year-marriage left her on shaky ground.

"When you go through a breakup, you lose faith for a while," the 27-year-old said. "It makes you feel like such a failure."

Wilde tied the knot with Ruspoli on a bus in 2003, when she was just 18. Though she cautions against marrying young, she told the magazine that the whirlwind marriage -- and subsequent divorce -- changed her perspective on life.

"The good thing about getting divorced young -- if there is a good thing -- is that it makes you realize there's no schedule in life," she said. "It blasts you wide open and frees you to be honest with yourself." The actress also revealed that the experience has made her a better actor.

Wilde is reportedly dating "Saturday Night Live" cast member Jason Sudeikis. In the past she's been linked to Bradley Cooper, Ryan Reynolds, Justin Timberlake and Ryan Gosling.

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