Alison Brie is speaking out about Chrissy Metz's alleged comment during a Golden Globes red carpet interview

Alison Brie has “nothing but love” for friend and fellow actress Chrissy Metz.

Just hours after the This Is Us star was recorded calling Brie what sounds like, “She’s such a bitch,” during a Golden Globe Awards red carpet interview on Facebook’s pre-show on Sunday, the GLOW actress, 36, shared a photo of herself and Metz, 38, on her Instagram Story.

Brie wrote, “Nothing but love for @chrissymetz!! Rumors can’t keep us down!”

Metz denied making the comment during PEOPLE’s live telecast saying, “I’m so distraught and upset.”

“I don’t speak about anyone like that I don’t speak like that. I love Alison, I follow her,” Metz shared. “When I was walking up they said, ‘Do you know Alison,’ and I said, ‘Oh boy, do I.’ I love her.”

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Credit: Alison Brie/Instagram

In a statement, a rep for Metz also said: “Chrissy never said that. She would never say that about anybody. She’s a huge fan and friend of Alison Brie.”

Metz also clarified the incident on Twitter.

“It’s terribly unfortunate anyone would think much less run a story that was completely fabricated!” she wrote. “I adore Alison and would never say a bad word about her, or anyone! I sure hope she knows my heart.”

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However, inside the soirée, Brie, who received her first-ever Globes nomination for best actress in a musical or comedy, spoke with Vanity Fair reporter Nicole Sperling, responding to Metz’s supposed comment: “But why? I know her. I saw her on the carpet and I told her how beautiful she looked.”

The 76th annual Golden Globe Awards were presented live on NBC from the Beverly Hilton in Beverly Hills, California.