The debut single from the album that made Morissette a superstar was the angry jilted-love song, "You Oughta Know," which details all the ways a certain ex-lover sucks.
Many have cited Coulier, who played sweet goofball Uncle Joey on hit sitcom and dated fellow Canadian Morrisette in the early '90s, as the song's inspiration.
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.
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.'" PHOTOS: '90s TV Stars: then & now "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. "It’s just become this silly urban legend that I just have to laugh at." The track, which hit No.
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! '," Coulier explained."The one that got me was, 'I hate to bug you in the middle of dinner.' That was because we had already broken up and she had called—she was living in Canada at the time—she called, and I said, 'Hey, I'm right in the middle of dinner, can I just call you right back?
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.
I'll be able to play corporate dates, colleges, television, and never have to edit a joke. We've been seeing clean comedy sets on Letterman and The Tonight Show for decades. I was always a jock growing up, played a lot of hockey in Detroit.
But, if you look at the top-touring comedians right now, Jim Gaffigan and Brian Regan, completely clean. Everyone knows you as Joey from Full House, but many people from the same generation might be surprised to know you did lots of voice acting in cartoons throughout the '80s, like Muppet Babies and Ghostbusters. I was always the funny guy in the locker room and when you got 20 guys sitting around, you have a captive audience.
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.