June 6, 2014 11:10 AM EDT

It’s a legendary anthem that expresses the full vitriol of someone who has been dumped, but former Full House star Dave Coulier is now insisting that Alanis Morissette’s Grammy winning ‘You Oughta Know’ isn’t about him.

“First of all, the guy in that song is a real a-hole, so I don’t want to be that guy,” Coulier told Buzzfeed in a recent interview. “Secondly, I asked Alanis and she said ‘Well, you know, it could be a bunch of people.'”

But, as People magazine notes, Coulier has taken the credit in the past as being the inspiration, saying, “I listened to the song over and over again and I said ‘I think I have really hurt this person.'”

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