Dwayne Johnson was recently cited in an interview with UK tabloid The Daily Star, but apparently that interview never took place. The interview in question had Johnson saying “People can be who they want, be with who they want, and live how they want. That can only be a good thing — but generation snowflake, or whatever you want to call them, are actually putting us backwards.”

The Rock has since come out to dispute the story via Instagram saying that the “interview never took place, never happened, never said any of those words.”

Here’s his statement (transcribed via Consequence of Sound):

“I was quite baffled when I woke up this morning. I’ve gained such a great trust and equity in all you guys all around the world over the years, and you know it’s not a real DJ interview if I’m ever insulting a group, a generation, or anyone, because that’s not me. And that’s not who I am, and it’s not what we do. So to the millennials, the interview never happened. To the plurals, the baby boomers, the snowflake generation, I don’t even know where that term came from, the tequila generation, that’s a generation I just started, that’s a good one. You’ll want to join it. I always encourage empathy, I encourage growth, but most importantly, I encourage everybody to be exactly who they want to be.”

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