Seth Rogen Says Emma Watson Did Not "Storm Off the Set" of 'This Is The End'

"I was thrilled for the opportunity to work with her and would be thrilled to get that opportunity again," says the comic-actor.

Seth Rogen on Monday night issued a statement in which he said recent comments he made during an interview about Emma Watson and their time working on This Is The End had spiraled out of control.

In an interview with British GQ that was published earlier in the day, Rogen seemed to confirm a rumor that Watson stormed off the set of the 2013 comedy he directed with partner Evan Goldberg over a scene she did not like. After a number of outlets ran with the story, Rogen interjected, saying the stories "misrepresent" what actually happened.

"Emma Watson did not 'storm off the set' and it's shitty that the perception is that she did," Rogen said in a lengthy message posted to social media. "The scene was not what was originally scripted, it was getting improvised, changed drastically and was not what she agreed to."

The scene in question involves Danny McBride as a cannibal and Channing Tatum as a sex slave on a leash. Watson was not comfortable with how that scene had progressed and Rogen explained they made the decision that she would not be a part of it.

"The narrative that she was in some way uncool or unprofessional is complete bullshit," Rogen said. "I for sure should have communicated better, and because I didn't, she was put in an uncomfortable situation."

Rogen added that he was happy and "impressed" that Watson made clear she had a problem with how the scene had changed from what was on the page.

"I was thrilled for the opportunity to work with her and would be thrilled to get that opportunity again," Rogen said. "I am very sorry and disappointed it happened, and I wish I had done more to prevent it."