I took "teasing" in the promotional sense, as in hinting at something they were actually doing. Consider the context of the discussion: the question of whether a rational observer could validly conclude that those comments were actual evidence of the content of the next film. The whole point of this is that there are people who evidently thought they weren't
joking, who actually took those comments as evidence that Khan would be the villain.
, you're way too defensive. You're so preoccupied with whether a given comment is an insult or attack against you that you're not noticing that the conversation is actually about other
people and what motivates them
. Try not to worry so much.