The answer is simple: "It was just another flipping thing I said."
That's what Radcliffe told MTV News when we sat down with him to talk about his play, "The Cripple of Inishmaan" — which is entering its final week — and his upcoming romantic comedy, "What If?"
As Radcliffe explains, when you're faced with questions in an interview, what to say comes down to a simple decision. "When you do interview, you're faced with a choice," he said. "Either be the most boring person on Earth or get ridiculous things written about you from time to time."
Well, that clears that up then.