Is Dave Coulier not Mr. Du-plic-i-ty?
In a new interview, the Full House alum claims ex Alanis Morisette's angry girl anthem "You Oughta Know" is not about him.
“First of all, the guy in that song is a real a-hole, so I don’t want to be that guy,” he said. “Secondly, I asked Alanis and she said ‘Well, you know, it could be a bunch of people.’”
He continues, "Secondly, I asked Alanis, 'I’m getting calls by the media and they want to know who this guy is.' And she said, 'Well, you know it could be a bunch of people. But you can say whatever you want.' So one time, I was doing a red carpet somewhere and [the press] just wore me down and everybody wanted to know so I said, 'Yeah, all right, I’m the guy. There I said it.' So then it became a snowball effect of, 'OH! So you are the guy!'"
Alanis and the actor dated briefly in the early 1990s. And though the one and only Joey Gladstone now says it's not about him, he sang a different tune in 2008 when he spoke to the The Calgary Herald about hearing the bitter breakup song for the first time.
"I said, 'Wow, this girl is angry.' And then I said, 'Oh man, I think it's Alanis.' . . . I listened to the song over and over again, and I said, 'I think I have really hurt this person.' I tried to contact her and I finally got a hold of her," he recalls.
"And at the same time, the press was calling and saying, 'You want to comment on this song?' I called her and I said, 'Hi. Uh, what do you want me to say?' And she said, 'You can say whatever you want.' We saw each other and hung out for an entire day. And it was beautiful. It was one of those things where it was kind of like, 'We're good.'"
We're so confused. And so is Mr. Woodchuck. Relive the '90s amazingness below.
Dave spoke with BuzzFeed about the track.
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