"Ooh, ouch," responded the 38-year-old actress, slightly taken aback.
"You said in an article ... that he has said that about you, right?" asked Cohen, referencing a 2009 GQ article where Jones discusses an unsupportive boyfriend, whom the writer does indeed identify as Kutcher.
But as Jones tells it, that's not quite what she said, or whom she said it about... necessarily.
"No, I didn't," she answered. "I said that someone I had dated previously wasn't encouraging of my acting. Not that I couldn't. I don't know if that person had ever actually seen me act."