Gay ‘Modern Family’ writer teared up writing last night’s episode

09.26.13 5 years ago

Gay “Modern Family” writer teared up writing last night’s episode

“As I started writing, I became unexpectedly emotional,” says Jeffrey Richman, one of two gay writers on staff. “I teared up writing it. I teared up hearing it read.”

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