What a relief: Uncle Joey isn't staying single forever!
"Melissa has been my best friend since I met her nine years ago," the 54-year-old told Us. "I feel like the luckiest man on the planet. I get to marry my best friend, and she doesn't mind that I have a really bad gas problem."
The comedian, who recently appeared on
"First of all, the guy in that song is a real ... , so I don't want to be that guy. Secondly, I asked Alanis, 'I'm getting calls by the media and they want to know who this guy is.' And she said, 'Well, you know it could be a bunch of people. But you can say whatever you want,'" he said in a BuzzFeed interview. "So one time, I was doing a red carpet somewhere, and [the media] just wore me down and everybody wanted to know so I said, 'Yeah, all right, I'm the guy. There I said it.' So then it became a snowball effect of, OH! So you are the guy!'"
"It's just become this silly urban legend that I just have to laugh at," the comedian said.