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Dwayne Johnson says his 'snowflake generation' interview 'never happened'

Press Trust of India  |  Los Angeles 

has disputed the claims that he called the as the "generation" in a new interview.

The actor's comments were quoted in an interview with The where he was also alleged to have said that the were "putting us backwards".

Johnson took to to "set the record straight" and clarified that the interview was "100 per cent fabricated".

"Earlier today, online, an interview dropped with me, apparently it was with me, where I was insulting and criticizing The interview never took place. Never happened. Never said any of those words. Completely untrue. 100 per cent fabricated," Johnson said in a video posted to his

"I've gained such a great trust and equity with all you guys, all around the world over the years, and you know it's not a real 'DJ' (Dwayne Johnson) interview if I'm ever insulting a group, a generation or anyone because that's not me. That's not who I am and that's not what we do," he added.

The "Jumanji" star also clarified that he has no idea where the "generation" term came from.

"I always encourage empathy. I always encourage growth. Most importantly, I encourage everybody to be exactly who they want to be," he concluded in his video.

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First Published: Sat, January 12 2019. 12:35 IST