The 'Love, Simon' scene that caused cast and crew to break down in tears

Nick Robertson, who plays Simon, and director Greg Berlanti said there wasn't a dry eye when Robertson shot this scene with Jennifer Garner.
1:03 | 03/16/18

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The parents the former so positive and supportive to Simon's coming out. That a conscious that it was for meaningless after I came out there were two things that I've really wanted to hear. And that we're so effective every time where of them one was when someone does that mean that's the love you and the other was that you deserve what. And I thought maybe that was assisting other things too like you know someone who's gay and so I told the writers they turn into great scene give it to some Wellington coroner. And she performed scene and set that day. UK two weeks he'll miss him. You can't to be more Hugh. He looked. In a very long time and Q to turn everything you. Now. Person who cares I looked around and all the crew was crying it was in that moment I think that we ought kind of realized this is a much more universal message that we need and we thought. Why was that scene so emotional Korea. I started crying because those words are kind universal the message that and the weight that those Cary regardless of orientation or who you are your life experience just hearing those words is really powerful.

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