"While interviewing Chrissy during the HFPA Presents: Globes Red Carpet LIVE pre-show and as our conversation came to its natural conclusion, we were told to wrap and toss over to our co-hosts on another portion of the carpet, who were on standby with Alison Brie", he told People in a statement.
Video of the segment led some people to believe Metz called Brie a "b--" as the camera cut away from the host.
When asked about the alleged comment by a Vanity Fair reporter, she reportedly replied, "But why?" "But why?", the GLOW nominee wondered. "If she did happen to use the "other" word, I promise it was 1,000 percent a joke".
According to Page Six, AJ Gibson responded to the mysterious sound bite via email, "I was standing on stage with Chrissy and thought she called Alison a babe".More news: Trump Orders FEMA to 'Send No More Money' for California Forest Fires
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"'But why?,' she asked".
She added, "Rumours can't keep us down".
While speaking with Variety, Metz said she got in touch with Brie soon after to clear the air. Or maybe Chrissy Metz was just kidding? She then referred to Alison as a "babe' and the fun exchange ended". "Alison and I obviously are friends". However, Metz denied the rumor, and Brie showed solidarity with her fellow actress in a post on her Instagram Story.
"I don't speak about anyone like that I don't speak like that. I know her. I saw her on the carpet and I told her how attractive she looked". Cheers to Metz and Brie, you're an inspiration! "She knows that I would never say something like that". So I'm glad that ...
Last night's 76th Golden Globes Awards show was no different.