Mary-Kate Olsen, Ashley Olsen, John Stamos

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The John Stamos publicity tour continues (we ain't mad at it) and so does all the talk of Mary-Kate Olsen and Ashley Olsen and their involvement (or lack thereof) with Fuller House, the Full House follow-up series executive produced by Stamos hitting Netflix in 2016. Stamos was on Bravo's Watch What Happens Live Thursday and was confronted with the rumor that the Olsen twins won't do Fuller House because he tried to have them fired from Full House. This is not true.

"There was a lot of stuff in the press that really wasn't true about that," Stamos said. He's of course referring to some tweets and comments made by both him and the Olsens when the show was announced and reunion plans got underway earlier in 2015. He then reiterated that he called the Olsen twins and asked them to be in Fuller House, but they're in a new phase of their lives where they aren't acting very much anymore. "But everything's super sweet with us," he said.

"I did try to get them fired when they were kids, but, you know, they were kids," Stamos said.

"They were crying too much," host Andy Cohen chimed in.

"Yeah, they were. But I'm glad they did the show, obviously," Stamos said.

The story about Stamos and the Olsens gained steam after it was highlighted in Lifetime's TV movie The Unauthorized Full House Story.

"It's sort of true that the Olsen twins cried a lot," Stamos told reporters at the Television Critics Association's press tour. "It was very difficult to get the shot." He said it's "actually 100 percent accurate" that he tried to get them replaced. "They brought in a couple of unattractive redheaded kids. We tried that for a while and that didn't work," he said. So producers summoned the Olsen twins back in. "And that's the story."

Stamos told Cohen they're all buddies now—everybody in the cast, which is sweet according to Cohen and all of America, but Stamos joked they're "too close." Too close? Never…

Fuller House follows Candace Cameron Bure's DJ Tanner-Fuller, widowed and taking care of her kids with the help of sister Stephanie (Jodie Sweetin) and BFF Kimmy Gibbler (Andrea Barber). The first episode will be a reunion with Stamos, Bob Saget, Lori Loughlin, Dave Coulier, Blake and Dylan Tuomy-Wilhoit and more original stars coming together, but not the Olsens.

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