I think it's just really funny that's it's become this urban legend, so many years after the fact," Coulier said to Buzz Feed during an interview."I dated Alanis in 1992.You know, it's just funny to be the supposed subject of that song."You Oughta Know" clearly touched a nerve and led audiences into the complex, intricate songcraft of the phenomenally successful [b] Jagged Little Pill [b] album."Morissette performed a slow version of this at the 1996 Grammys.
So once it came out, many believed that the funny and adorable actor that we knew as Uncle Joey was the man behind the song.
Well, 20 years later, the TV star wants to set the record straight."I never think about it.
First of all, the guy in that song is a real a-hole, so I don't want to be that guy.
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.
What sort of sh*t parents would allow their 16 year old daughter to "go out with" a 31 year old man?
Didn't somebody--Mom, Dad, Uncle Fred, Grandma-- think to take the gentleman aside and suggest he focus his romantic feelings on someone who's already had a chance to grow up?
Alanis Morissette's debut sent shock waves through the music industry.
No pop singer had ever laid bare the anger and pain of a relationship gone bad quite so explicitly.
I would hate to be that guy,' " Coulier, who is 15 years her senior, shared.
Grilled further about whether he thinks the hit song is, indeed, inspired by their relationship, he finally admits that there's a certain line in the lyrics that, to him, hinted it may be about him after all. "I hate to bug you in the middle of dinner." He explains: "We had already broken up....
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.