"There is a need to sensationalize things," she told the publication at the time. "When you leave a relationship there has to be some f**king crazy story or some crazy drama. And the f**king ghosting thing, like literally, I still don't even know what it is. It's just its own beast."
"We were in a relationship and then it didn't work anymore. And we both decided to separate. That's it," she added.
When Theron spoke with ET's Kevin Frazier in April 2019, she joked she was "shockingly available," adding, "I've been single for 10 years, [dating me is] not a long shot. Somebody just needs to grow a pair and step up."