‘Love, Simon’ wins Best Kiss at MTV Movie & TV Awards

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ABOVE: Nick Robinson and Keiynan Lonsdale in ‘Love, Simon.’ Screenshot via YouTube.

The 2018 MTV Movie & TV Awards was filled with LGBTQ representation including a Best Kiss win for “Love, Simon” and a Trailblazer Award honor given to Lena Waithe at the ceremony which aired on Monday night.

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Nick Robinson says his brother came out during filming for ‘Love, Simon’

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“Love, Simon” star Nick Robinson revealed that the film’s subject matter hit close to home in an interview for “The Ellen DeGeneres Show.”

The 22-year-old actor, who portrays closeted teen Simon, told DeGeneres that his brother came out to him around the time of filming which gave the role more significance for him.

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Gay teen rom-com ‘Love, Simon’ releases ‘romantic as F’ second trailer

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The second trailer for coming-of-age film “Love, Simon” has dropped and shows the film is a typical teen drama except for one thing. Simon, the main character, is gay.

In the trailer, Simon (Nick Robinson) shows that he enjoys spending time with his family and friends. However, he’s been hiding that he’s gay. When another student at school, anonymously named “Blue,” reveals online that he’s closeted, he and Simon strike up an online friendship.

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First trailer for gay teen film ‘Love, Simon’ released

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The first official trailer has been released for the John Hughes-esque high school film “Love, Simon.”

“Love, Simon” follows 17-year-old Simon Spier (Nick Robinson) as he struggles with coming out to his friends and family. In the middle of it all, Simon starts to fall for an anonymous classmate he meets online.

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Watch: teaser for first mainstream gay teen romance ‘Love, Simon’

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The first teaser for gay teen romantic comedy “Love, Simon” has been released.

The film, directed by Greg Berlanti, tells the classic romantic story set in countless high school highways. However, this time the story has a gay twist.

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