Seven years after the release of the first Fifty Shades of Grey movie, Dakota Johnson is ready to be honest about how rough it was to make the films behind the scenes.

Johnson spoke candidly to Vanity Fair about the creative clashes on set, saying that while she doesn’t regret making the films, if she had known how “psychotic” the process would be,

“I don’t think anyone would’ve done it.” She also shut down media rumors that she and her co-star Jamie Dornan had any bad blood or secret feud.

“There was never a time when we didn’t get along,” she said of Dornan. “I know it’s weird, but he’s like a brother to me.

I love him so, so, so much. And we were really there for each other. We had to really trust each other and protect each other.”

As far as Fifty Shades itself, Johnson said she signed onto what was supposed to be a very different film. “I’m a sexual person, and when I’m interested in something,

I want to know so much about it,” she started. “That’s why I did those big naked movies. I signed up to do a very different version of the film we ended up making.”

The studio, directors, and book’s author E.L. James, who goes by Erika, all created issues, Johnson confirmed. “She [James] had a lot of creative control

all day, every day, and she just demanded that certain things happen,” Johnson said. “There were parts of the books that just wouldn’t work in a movie,

like the inner monologue, which was at times incredibly cheesy. It wouldn’t work to say out loud. It was always a battle. Always. When I auditioned for that movie,