August 14, 2022

Dave Collier Reveals First Thoughts of Ex Alanis 'You Should Know'

Dave Collier Reveals First Thoughts of Ex Alanis ‘You Should Know’

He didn’t know the mess he made when he went away.

It wasn’t until Dave Collier listened to Alanis Morissette’s previous album “Jagged Little Pill” in 1995 that he realized he might have “really offended” the singer.

On Tuesday’s episode of SiriusXM Faction Talk, the “Full House” star said he was driving in Detroit when he first heard Morissette’s heart-breaking classic “You Oughta Know” — which has long been rumored about — on the radio.

The comedian, 62, was really enjoying the song before he recognized the famous singer’s voice and thought to himself, “Oh, oh no! Oh, I can’t be that guy!”

After listening only to that song, Coulier quickly found a record store to purchase the album. He went to his car, parked his car on a random street and listened to the album from start to finish.

“There were a lot of familiar things that she and I talked about,” Collier said. “Likes [in ‘Right Through you’] “You shake like a fish.” I’d go, “Hey, you fished me dead,” and we’d shake hands with that dead fish. And so I started listening to her and thought, “Oh, I think I might have really offended this woman.” That was the first thing I thought of.”

Dave Collier and Alanis Morissette.
The pair met in 1992 when Alanis Morissette sang the national anthem at a hockey match Dave Collier was playing.
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Morissette and Collier started dating in 1992 when the singer was 18 years old and the funny guy was 33 years old. The couple separated after two years and singer “Ionic” released the Grammy Award-winning album just one year later.

But Collier isn’t the only guy who thinks the infamous song is about him, and Morissette plans to keep it that way.

Dave Collier
The alum on “Full House” says Morissette wouldn’t tell him directly if the song was actually written about their relationship.
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“Not Revealed,” Morissette, 48, Tell Andy Cohen in 2019. “But I’m intrigued by the idea – or in fact – that more than one person has taken credit for it. I’m thinking, I don’t know if you want to take credit for being the one you ought to know about.”

She continued, “I just think: If you’re going to take credit for a song where I sing about someone is a douche or a pit, you might not want to say, ‘Hey! It’s me!'”

Alanis Morissette.
“You Oughta Know” won a Grammy Award for Best Rock Song in 1996.
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While the two didn’t go head-to-head on many things, they definitely agreed on that. In 2014, Collier Buzzfeed said That “the guy in that song is a real hole, so I don’t want to be that guy.”

Since their split, the duo have modified Collier’s reference to the singer as “funny, sweet, very smart and very talented.”